days of future past

Evan-Peters-Quicksilver-e1396966262937

That Bryan Singer fella sure does love social media.  Continuing the path that he has taken to connect directly with fans for quite some time now – and ramped up even further during the production of X-Men: Days of Future Past, the director of the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse has been giving his followers a fairly steady stream of cool photos and surprisingly-informative behind-the-scenes content.  Today we received another tidbit from him – check this crazy photo of the whole world going sideways!

(more…)

days of future past

Though the version of X-Men: Days of Future Past we got in theaters was, according to most, a damned fine movie, the truth of the matter is that there were still plenty of scenes cut from the film in order to get it down to the 2 hour and 11 minute run time that audiences were witness to. Rather than toss all that footage into the void, producer Lauren Shuler Donner made the announcement via Twitter that they’ll be releasing a director’s cut once the movie hits DVD and Blu-ray. And while we don’t yet have a complete list of everything they’ll be including with the release, we do know that one important scene will be returning – another epic battle staged in the future version of the X-Men universe. (more…)

Singer Confirmed for ‘Apocalypse’ Return

bryan-singer-days-of-future-past

Even though he had already been talking about it, and already working on it, there wasn’t 100 per cent certainty that Bryan Singer would be back in the director’s chair for the next X-Men film, Apocalypse. Perhaps the sense that Singer was a question mark was compounded by the filmmaker’s recent legal trouble, but that $100 million long opening weekend haul has got to have sealed the deal, at least on a corporate end, to make a place for Singer’s return. And according to a source close the production, Singer will indeed by back for more mutant mayhem. (more…)

nb-Movie-Review-X-Men-DoFP

The time has finally come and the latest X-Men movie, X-Men: Days of Future Past is being viewed by audiences worldwide. Early reviews from critics have painted a very positive picture of the new movie and, now that I have at last had the chance to see it, I can say that the critics are spot-on. In my opinion, X-Men: Days of Future Past is not only the best X-Men film thus far, it is one of the most skillfully constructed super hero films made to date. Read on for a general, spoiler-free review. (more…)

days of future past

There’s been a lot of skepticism over whether director Bryan Singer could really pull off the massively multi-hero epic, X-Men: Days of Future Past. Super hero movies are often defined by their ability to juggle the right amount of heroes and villains without going overboard and turning into a hot mess. And while the movie still has yet to reach the majority of its audience, those that have seen it so far seem to be singing its praises. In fact, Days of Future Past is (at this time) the highest-rated X-flick ever made. (more…)

avxbanner

Two studios, one comic book company. The first studio owns the rights to anything X-Men or related to the M-word (“mutant”), and the second owns the rights to… Well, everything else except Spider-Man. Which one wins? According to one director, nobody, because the never-ending battle of who’s better than who at making comic book movies is “not healthy” for fans of the industry. The man in question is Bryan Singer, director of three X-Men movies, including the upcoming Days of Future Past, and in a recent interview we gave his thoughts on the navel gazing nerdery’s doing about who trumps who in comic book movies, and why he thinks its silly, and perhaps a bit invalid. (more…)

quicksilver dofp

It is an inevitable consequence of the copyright laws that some of our favorite super heroes are owned by one company and can’t legally appear in other companies’ universes. The chances of competitors cooperating for a cross-over are almost zero, so it’s just something we have to live with. One character that’s managed to transcend these mystical boundaries, however, is Quicksilver. As part of both Fox’s X-Men world and Disney’s Avengers world, he holds a unique place on the big screen. Of course, with two incarnations of Quicksilver showing up in the next couple of years, some folks have begun to get irritated. Now, X-Men: Days of Future Past writer, Simon Kinberg is stepping up to comment on this issue. (more…)

Meetings and Answers in 2 New ‘X-Men: DOFP’ Clips

X_MenDOFP_mcavoyfassbender

It’s May 2, and summer has begun! Not actually, but in box office terms, yes, the summer movie season has officially kicked off with the release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. But since the fan community has likely already rendered judgment on that effort, let’s flash forward a couple of weeks to the release of the next big comic book movie – X-Men: Days of Future Past. And since the good people at Fox, and Norton Anti-Virus for some reason, seem to have read our minds we have two new X-Men clips to unfurl before your disbelieving eyes. (more…)

days of future past

It’s not unusual for an action-based film to end up with a PG-13 rating. The proliferation of violence and explosions tends to have the MPAA doing their guesswork on the side of caution. And X-Men: Days of Future Past will not be the first super hero flick to receive this rating. One reason, however, is a bit different than with other comic movies. Read on for more. (more…)

New ‘X-Men: DOFP’ Spot Has Got Destiny on its Mind

X-Men-Days-of-Future-Past

And now’s the time in film promotion when we start getting inundated with TV ads for popular franchise films coming soon to theaters everywhere. Coming hot on the heels of the second trailer of X-Men: Days of Future Past, the fates and studio marketers have blessed us with the first television commercial for the movie. To say this is one of the most hotly anticipated films of the year is an understatement, but can the hype be condensed down to 30 seconds? Let’s find out. (more…)