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Trailer Watch: X-Men: Days of Future Past

Singer has gone back to the X-Well with X-Men: Days of Future Past, which comes out on May 23, 2014. Reuniting a ton of X-Men cast and the X-Men: First Class cast, the film is intended (in part) to fix some of the continuity fuck-ups of the series — I’m looking at you, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and X-Men: The Last Stand, and while it could just be that I’m a sucker for the Sunshine soundtrack, which underscores most of this trailer, I think this looks pretty solid.

8 Responses to “Trailer Watch: X-Men: Days of Future Past”

  1. maarvarq says:

    So now it’s Wolverine that’s sent into the past rather than Kitty Pride (because of course only f***ing Wolverine can be the protagonist of an X-Men movie these days) but instead of coming from the future to the present he’s going from the present to the past. Funny, I don’t remember giant killer robots stalking the world in the present…

    • Gordon McAlpin says:

      None of this matters if it’s a good movie.

      Let go of the idea that adaptations need to be faithful to the source. Ever. If you want it exactly like the original story, reread the original story.

      • maarvarq says:

        Exactly like the original story … of course not.
        Bearing some fleeting resemblance beyond the title to the original story … would be nice.
        I find the character of Wolverine not only overrated, but antithetical to the “whole is greater than the sum of its parts” idea that a team story like X-Men can achieve, rather than being “Wolverine and some other guys”.

  2. Christine Hintermeyer says:

    Surface of the sun is the Kashmir of the 21st century… (not complaining either!)

  3. Josephine says:

    Yep, I’m excited. I hope it’s good.

  4. Donnigan says:

    Am I the only one who though the title was a Joke when I heard of it? It sounds like something a Parody would make up.

    • Gordon McAlpin says:

      You don’t read X-Men comics, I assume? It’s the name of a classic arc from the 80s.

      • Donnigan says:

        No, I never really got into reading Paper comics, since I was never introduced to them until I was older and by then the wonders of Webcomics were abound. From what you guys have said though, it looks to be an interesting movie.