X-Men: First Class is, for the most part, smart, focused and well thought out. While it deals primarily with the friendship between future enemies Charles Xavier [James McAvoy] and Erik Lensherr [Michael Fassbender] – better known as Professor X and Magneto – it also serves up an unnerving villain and a group of intriguing young […]
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Matthew Vaughn has done it again! While X-Men: first Class may not have the manic energy of Kick-Ass, Vaughn has produced the best film in the X-Men series. How? By honoring the source material without feeling a need to be enslaved by it. X-Men: First Class is, for the most part, smart, focused and well […]
After a couple of trailers and a few character clips, the promotion for 20th century fox’s X-Men: First class has shifted into high gear with a new trailer that shows why it’s not a good idea to incur Erik ‘Magneto’ Lensherr’s wrath. Check it out following the jump.
The new X-Men First Class international trailer is out and it includes a few seconds of new material. XMFC is now my second-most eagerly awaited superhero extravaganza of the summer. Check out the trailer following the jump.
According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog, Matthew Vaughn, director of Kick-Ass, has signed on to direct Fox’s Marvel property, X-Men: First Class. A recent script rewrite apparently made Fox executives decide that the film could be ready for release by June 3, 2011. The film deals with mutants, led by […]
A kid with an implausible dream, a neo-conservative Batman and Robin and a social network combine in unexpected ways to provide Kick-Ass [both the film and the character] with an eager-to-please rambunctiousness that makes it both infectious and scary. Dave Lizewski [Aaron Johnson] has always wondered why no one ever just put on a costume […]