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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Chappie (2015)

In the age of cookie-cutter fantasy blockbusters and house-style super-hero crossovers, so few genuine auteurs are emerging of pulp cinema that one can’t help…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

With Disney, Sony, and Warner Bros all branching out their comics licenses into multi-property blockbuster series, it comes as no surprise that Fox would…

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Don’t F with the Original: X-Men

Dimitri totally geeks out! To celebrate the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Nick and Dimitri reviews Bryan Singer’s original mutant

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

The Wolverine (2013)

It’s astonishing how much super-hero movies have changed in just five years. Compare Wolverine’s (Hugh Jackman) first solo cinematic foray in 2009 with his…

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Don’t F with the Original: X-Men Origins Wolverine

To gear up for the release of The Wolverine (2013), Nick and Dimitri review the first theatrical feature to center on the hairy Canucklehead, by which we mean

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.0

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

The summer of 2009 was a rough one for Hollywood blockbusters. Throughout most of the previous year, the Writers Guild of America had been…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

X2: X-Men United (2003)

If it seemed like X-Men (2000) consisted mostly of build-up, its sequel is all payoff. The awkward exposition that comes with such a complex…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

X-Men (2000)

Adapting X-Men into film must have seemed like a daunting task. Most super-hero movies consist of an origin story mashed, sometimes awkwardly, with an…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.5

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

X-Men: The Last Stand is like a teenager from MTV’s Laguna Beach. It’s pretty but too shallow to be involving; it talks too much,…

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