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Everything Is True: Continuity in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
10 Feb 2015 // 8:19 PM
In the world of comic book continuity, if everything is true, anything can happen.
Crisis and Continuity: Reliving the Superhero Flicks of 2014
31 Dec 2014 // 3:00 AM
Superhero cinema had a watershed year in 2014, where it saw its fully postmodern realization. Films like X-Men: Days of Future Past not only interrogate genre tropes; they also upend them.
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Embodies a Forever War
23 May 2014 // 1:36 AM
In the beginning of this film, it seems the war between humans and mutants has come to its logical end.
The Magic Beans and Motherless Children of 'Jack the Giant Slayer'
28 Feb 2013 // 9:30 PM
Like the motherless children, this film's plot detail is not surprising, but it does reinforce very basic presumptions, including the idea that good and bad are easy to see.
My 5 Biggest Problems with 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
27 May 2014 // 5:00 AM
The newest installment of the X-Men movie franchise is good, not great. Here are five reasons why.
As Empty Spectacles Go, 'Jack' is Just OK
1 Mar 2013 // 1:00 AM
Everything about Jack the Giant Slayer seems slick and self-serving - and empty.
'Valkyrie' director says he tried to depict history as an old-fashioned thriller
18 Dec 2008 // 8:58 PM
Filmmaker and World War II buff Bryan Singer read of the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, and the first thought to cross his mind was