Talking Movies [X-Men Month]: X-Men: Days of Future Past: The Rogue Cut

To commemorate, the culmination of their long-running and successful X-Men movies, 20th Century Fox declared May 13th as “X-Men Day”, a day to celebrate all things Mutant and X-Men and celebrate Marvel’s iconic collection of superpowered beings who fight to protect a world that hates and fears them. After exhausting all of their storylines with … Continue reading Talking Movies [X-Men Month]: X-Men: Days of Future Past: The Rogue Cut

Talking Movies [X-Men Month]: X-Men: First Class

To commemorate, the culmination of their long-running and successful X-Men movies, 20th Century Fox declared May 13th as “X-Men Day”, a day to celebrate all things Mutant and X-Men and celebrate Marvel’s iconic collection of superpowered beings who fight to protect a world that hates and fears them. After exhausting all of their storylines with … Continue reading Talking Movies [X-Men Month]: X-Men: First Class

Back Issues [X-Men Month]: Giant-Size X-Men #1

To commemorate, the culmination of their long-running and successful X-Men movies, 20th Century Fox declared May 13th as “X-Men Day”, a day to celebrate all things Mutant and X-Men and celebrate Marvel’s iconic collection of superpowered beings who fight to protect a world that hates and fears them. Story Titles: “Second Genesis!”, “…And When There … Continue reading Back Issues [X-Men Month]: Giant-Size X-Men #1

Back Issues [Crossover Crisis]: The Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans

In April of 1985, the first issue of the ground-breaking, twelve issue Crisis on Infinite Earths (Wolfman, et al, 1986) was published. This event, which was easily the biggest in DC Comics at that point (and for many years), saw the destruction of the “Multiverse”, an infinite number of parallel worlds, and the awkward establishing … Continue reading Back Issues [Crossover Crisis]: The Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans

Talking Movies: Logan

Released: 3 March 2017Director: James MangoldDistributor: 20th Century FoxBudget: $97 to 127 millionStars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Dafne Keen, and Richard E. Grant The Plot:It’s 2029 and Mutants are all but extinct. Jaded, world-weary, and suffering from Adamantium poisoning due to his weakened healing factor, James Howlett/Logan (Jackman) has been trying … Continue reading Talking Movies: Logan

Talking Movies: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Released: April 2009Director: Gavin HoodDistributor: 20th Century FoxBudget: $150 millionStars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Lynn Collins, Taylor Kitsch, Daniel Henney, Will.i.am, and Ryan Reynolds The Plot:Many years before he was the X-Man known as Wolverine, the man called Logan was simply James Howlett (Jackman), a Mutant with retractable bone claws, a superhuman healing … Continue reading Talking Movies: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Talking Movies: Eternals

Released: 5 November 2021Director: Chloé ZhaoDistributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesBudget: $200 millionStars: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Don Lee, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Bill Skarsgård, and Kit Harington. The Plot:Over 7,000 years ago, the God-like Celestials charged their superpowered, immortal creations, the Eternals, with … Continue reading Talking Movies: Eternals

Talking Movies: X-Men: The Last Stand

Released: May 2006Director: Brett RatnerDistributor: 20th Century FoxBudget: $210 millionStars: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Ian McKellen, Kelsey Grammer, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page, Aaron Stanford, Patrick Stewart, Rebecca Romijn, Vinnie Jones, Anna Paquin, and James Marsden The Plot:The Mutant community is divided when a major pharmaceutical company announces the development of a “cure” that … Continue reading Talking Movies: X-Men: The Last Stand

Talking Movies: X-Men 2

Released: April 2003Director: Bryan SingerDistributor: 20th Century FoxBudget: $110 to 125 millionStars: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Brian Cox, Famke Janssen, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Alan Cumming, James Marsden, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Kelly Hu, and Bruce Davison The Plot:The war between humans and Mutants escalates after an attack on the President … Continue reading Talking Movies: X-Men 2