Tag: X-Men

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Contributor Picks: Giant Robots

If you were to look up the definition of “awesome” in the dictionary, you’d find a picture of Optimus Prime punching Megatron in his…

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X-Men Retrospective

I was first introduced to X-Men comics in 1991, when my mother brought me to her favourite hobby shop and allowed me to pick up one issue of whatever funny book struck my fancy, provided there weren’t any naked people in it. Thinking myself a clever boy

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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: 3.0

X-Men: First Class (2011)

To this day, my face makes a slight frown whenever I watch the opening montage in X-Men (2000), which credits Stan Lee for creating…

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The Super-Hero Tabloid Answers Mail!

Disclaimer: Neither the comic nor mail excerpts included have been altered in any way. Web links were omitted to avoid giving spammers free advertisement….

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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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From X to XXX: Sex Scandal at the Xavier Institute!

Disclaimer: The comic book excerpts included have not been altered in any way. Only their context was removed. The staff of the Xavier Institute…

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