The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM
2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.
The Class Is Half-Empty When It's Full: Why 'X-Men: First Class' Gets an F | 7 Jun 2011 // 8:40 PM
With Bryan Singer back in the creative chair as producer on X-Men: First Class, the movie should easily exceed the heights of X2, right?
Comics Superheroes Leap Across the Great Cultural Divide | 22 May 2011 // 4:00 PM
Bounding from the pages of comic books onto the screens of films and TV, our superheroes unite formerly divided interests -- comics geeks vs. everyone else.
All the Better for All the Fassbending Going on: 'X-Men: First Class' | 18 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM
With so many characters shoved in, it's no surprise that only a select few have any emotional lift. That said, the ones that do -- especially the ones played by Michael Fassbender -- prove to be powerfully intriguing.
'X-Men: First Class': Being Like Us | 2 Jun 2011 // 10:35 PM
While X-Men: First Class does deliver spectacle when it needs to, it never forgets that while we dream of being like its mutants, they are dreaming of being like us.
Cream of the Crap: The Best/Worst Movies of Summer 2011 | 29 Aug 2011 // 1:00 AM
Five Good and Five Bad Examples of the Annual Box Office Money Grab.
X-Meh: The Meaning of $56 Million | 6 Jun 2011 // 7:20 AM
There is no room for compromise, no value in differing ideals. For (the fanbase), X2 is the standard... all other attempts (including this one) have failed.
'X-Men' drives box-office boost | 5 Jun 2011 // 11:27 PM
LOS ANGELES — After a record number of movie tickets were sold over the Memorial Day holiday, it appears audiences are back in the moviegoing habit.
For X-Men, the heat is on | 25 Jan 2011 // 4:00 AM
LOS ANGELES — The movie posters promise that "X-Men: First Class" will be released on June 3, but on Tuesday cameras were still rolling on the Fox