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Going Back in Time with X-Men: Days of Future Past, A Movie Review

23 May

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)


14 years feels like a long time for this Uncanny X-men fan to see a wickedly fun comic book film that satisfies in every frame projected to a screen. Not since Sam Rami’s Spider-Man 2 has there been a movie that manages to expand past its original premise developed in the comics. For once the themes explored in Days of Future Past are very telling for its time. Director Bryan Singer succeeds in recreating the pathos needed to drive this film forward and his momentum never slows in this movie that features all my favourite mutants slugging it out Terminator: Judgement Day style, knowing every move they make will have ramifications for how the future is shaped.

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