2.5/4, 2010s, Action, Bryan Singer, Review

X-Men: Apocalypse

#6 in my ranking of the X-Men franchise. I have a soft spot for this movie. If it weren't for one extended sequence that seems horrendously out of place and pointless, I'd even go so far as to call this good. It's not, but I'm almost there. This is such a big hearted movie with… Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse

2010s, 3.5/4, Action, Bryan Singer, Review

X-Men: Days of Future Past

#1 in my ranking of the X-Men franchise. This is probably the best the X-Men franchise is going to get, especially considering the ensemble approach most of the films take. I think there's some unfocused storytelling going on that keeps it a hair's breadth away from greatness, but overall this is the best balancing act… Continue reading X-Men: Days of Future Past

2000s, 3/4, Action, Bryan Singer, Review

X2: X-Men United

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BNDk0NjYxMzIzOF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwMTc1MjU3.V1.jpg #4 in my ranking of the X-Men franchise. Actually finding a way to anchor this sequel's story in a single main character's journey was a smart move. The first film was weighed down by a certain directionlessness that made it feel like a random series of events before pulling most of it together for… Continue reading X2: X-Men United