With a cast that would make any Director, let alone any X-Men fan, weep tears of pure joy, I was expecting great things from this movie.
With the franchise unexpectedly staggering around short of breath and clutching it’s chest just a few years ago, it was somewhat revived by 2011’s X-Men : First Class. And yes X-Men: The Last Stand …… the whole world IS looking at you! First Class, with it’s fresh faces and a script that didn’t take itself too seriously, it looked like X-Men would live to see another movie.
So yeah, there is a lot riding on this one and with Bryan Singer back at the helm, things were looking good.
From a dystopian future where mutants and humans alike are being hunted and herded by frightening robots known as Sentinels, Wolverine (Jackman) is sent back in time to try and change the future and save the world. The events of a single day in 1973 need to be stopped……now all he has to do is convince his fellow mutants to help him.
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