Can a classic storyline and stacked cast raise the final X-Men movie above mediocrity?
Managing Editor Jason Gorber reviews Dark Phoenix – Does it raise the X-Men franchise from the ashes of Apocalypse or is it a First Class failure?
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Bart Layton’s true crime thriller American Animals is highly entertaining, highly sophisticated hybrid featuring a quartet of fine young actors.
The Lazarus Effect begins with promise, but about halfway through succumbs to hackneyed PG horror film cliché.
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Somewhere between a natural continuation of the story arc kicked off by the previous “proper” entry of a franchise and a complete and total retconning of the same lies X-Men: Days of Future Past. It’s a stronger film than its immediate and proper predecessor, but thanks to some time travelling and convenient plotting, it essentially undoes most of the plot elements that didn’t work the last time out.