X-Men: Apocalypse – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 48% (Critics) / 74% (Audience)
Directed By: Bryan Singer
Written By: Simon Kinberg, Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Bryan Singer
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Oscar Isaac
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Synopsis: With the emergence of the world’s first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: X-Men – Days of Future Past

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92% (Critics) / 95% (Audience)
Directed By: Bryan Singer
Written By: Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Hugh Jackman
Studio: 20th Century Fox

Synopsis:The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: The Wolverine

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 67% (Critics) / 81% (Audience)
Directed By: James Mangold
Written By: Mark Bomback and Scott Frank
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova and Famke Janssen
Studio: 20th Century Fox

Synopsis:Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in this sequel to the member of the X-Men’s first solo outing. Mark Bomback and The Usual Suspects’ Christopher McQuarrie penned the script, which takes its inspiration from the Chris Claremont/Frank Miller Marvel miniseries from the 1980s dealing with the character’s adventures in Japan as he fights ninjas in the ceremonial garb of the samurai. Knight and Day’s James Mangold directs. (Source)

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Four Actresses That Would Make A Better Storm Than Halle Berry

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There are very few things that comic book fans can agree on when discussing movie adaptations of their favorite books: THE DARK KNIGHT was dang near perfect, DAREDEVIL was a bit of a train wreck¬†and Halle Berry as Storm in the X-MEN movies was just awful. So upon seeing the photo of Berry in full Storm costuming, that returning X-MEN director Bryan Singer tweeted just fills me with dread. With the changes that were made to the established cinematic continuity by the last X-MEN movie my hopes were up that the opportunity would be taken to rectify the dismal casting decision of hiring Berry to play Storm but alas it was not to be. That won’t stop me, however, from doing my own wishful casting of actresses that would be much better in the role than Halle Berry though.
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The Daily Nerdgasm: My Kind Of Fillibuster

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Patton Oswalt‘s appearance on this past Thursday’s PARKS & RECREATION featured oswalt doing a fully improvised fillibuster of the Pawnee City Council using his fan-fiction of what the upcoming Disney version of STAR WARS should be like in a screed of geekily epic proportions. I have to ding him for calling the X-men’s plane a Quinjet though.
But he was right about one thing…when you are looking for A-list super heroes the first name on the list should be Moon Knight.

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Rule 63 Cosplay of the Week: Storm

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This week’s gender bending bit of cosplay flips the gender script a bit by giving us a male cosplayer as a female character.
This time it is a pretty nifty Storm costume.

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Trailer of the Day: The Wolverine

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Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis – and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits – in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan. – IMDb

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