X-Men: Days of Future Past (Trailer Review)

The Fluff Is Raging

By Niall McArdle

X-Men: First Class was an enjoyable popcorn movie that explored the early days of the not-yet-stuck-in-a-wheelchair Professor X (James McAvoy), still-a-good-guy Magneto (Michael Fassbender), and all of their friends. Set around the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis, it was a nostalgic look at the 1960s, the Cold War and John F. Kennedy. The trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past makes it clear the heady days of the 1960s are over. The party has ended: welcome to the depression of the 1970s. In other words, break out the flared corduroy:

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The film is set to be an overstuffed, mind-bending, time-travelling piece of nonsense loaded with mutants but short on logic. Director Bryan Singer has decided to cram as many of the franchise’s lead actors as he can into the film Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Ellen Page get all mutanty, as…

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Posted October 29, 2013 by Olympia Davis in Uncategorized

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