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Features

Sunday, January 22 2012

The 40 Best Films of 2011

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.


Tuesday, June 7 2011

The Class Is Half-Empty When It's Full: Why 'X-Men: First Class' Gets an F

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?


Monday, May 2 2011

Summer Movie Preview: June 2011

The return of everyone's favorite mutants, the arrival of an intergalactic peacekeeper, and some guy with a bunch of birds marks June's idea of sunny Summer fun.


Columns

Sunday, May 22 2011

Comics Superheroes Leap Across the Great Cultural Divide

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.


Reviews

Sunday, September 18 2011

All the Better for All the Fassbending Going on: 'X-Men: First Class'

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.


Thursday, June 2 2011

'X-Men: First Class': Being Like Us

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.


Blogs

Monday, August 29 2011

Cream of the Crap: The Best/Worst Movies of Summer 2011

Five Good and Five Bad Examples of the Annual Box Office Money Grab.


Monday, June 6 2011

X-Meh: The Meaning of $56 Million

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.


Thursday, June 2 2011

This 'X-Men' Is 'First Class' All the Way

With its Cuban Missile Crisis backdrop and sensational script and performances, X-Men: First Class ranks right up there with recent re-imaginings of Batman and everyone's favorite serious science fiction from the '60s.


News

Monday, June 6 2011

'X-Men' drives box-office boost

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.


Tuesday, January 25 2011

For X-Men, the heat is on

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


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