U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Entertainment and Arts > Movies
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 12-11-2015, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Maine
12,233 posts, read 16,794,003 times
Reputation: 12927

Advertisements


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COvnHv42T-A
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-11-2015, 10:14 AM
 
964 posts, read 440,029 times
Reputation: 897
I'm starting to grow tired of Lawrence playing Mystique. There might be a reason in the story why she's mimicking "herself" in so many scenes, but Lawrence has been vocal about her dislike of the makeup/costume. Rebecca Romijn was in makeup for her entire run as Mystique, aside from two brief cameos.

It doesn't look great, but I've enjoyed all of Singer's X-Men movies, so I should be surprised later.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-11-2015, 11:11 AM
 
2,643 posts, read 869,251 times
Reputation: 1583
McAvoy and Fassbender probably the two best castings this franchise will ever see. They own those roles.

But...I just cannot get excited for this. Some of the PoV stuff and effects looked bad. But that's what you get when Singer directs.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-11-2015, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Maine
12,233 posts, read 16,794,003 times
Reputation: 12927
Quote:
Originally Posted by AFtrEFkt View Post
But...I just cannot get excited for this.
My thoughts exactly. I'm sure I'll watch it once it hits DVD, but I have no desire to see this in the theater.

As much as I have enjoyed some of the X-Men movies, I'm ready for the rights to go back to Marvel so that they can start over and do it right.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-11-2015, 12:06 PM
 
964 posts, read 440,029 times
Reputation: 897
The costume the design in Singer's movies aren't the greatest, and the star power of some of the actors (Jackman, Berry, Lawrence) has stood in the way of character development and accuracy to the comic book material. But since he's directed superhero movies, Singer's given us:

Nightcrawler infiltrating the White House
Wolverine vs Deathstrike
Jean Grey saving the X-Men from the broken levee
Superman saving the airliner
Quicksilver

And a couple others I left out. Those are without a doubt some of the best action scenes in a superhero movie since 2000... since 1989, really. CA:Winter Soldier being the main exception.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-11-2015, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Rutherfordton,NC
7,770 posts, read 5,869,224 times
Reputation: 6401
Still miffed that Wolverine is always under played.. I did like X-men First Class though!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-11-2015, 09:20 PM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
20,057 posts, read 10,661,805 times
Reputation: 7286
That Jean Grey voice with the dream IS Jean. I grew up on the 1990's Fox animated show, so when I heard that, I was like this.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-11-2015, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
20,057 posts, read 10,661,805 times
Reputation: 7286
Quote:
Originally Posted by reed067 View Post
Still miffed that Wolverine is always under played.. I did like X-men First Class though!
While Wolverine is quite possibly the most popular X-Men character, he isn't the only one. I love how Hugh Jackman becomes Wolverine BUT they need to show and focus on other mutants, especially if after the 2017 Wolverine film, Jackman is retiring from that role.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-12-2015, 07:40 PM
 
Location: Rutherfordton,NC
7,770 posts, read 5,869,224 times
Reputation: 6401
Quote:
Originally Posted by mkpunk View Post
While Wolverine is quite possibly the most popular X-Men character, he isn't the only one. I love how Hugh Jackman becomes Wolverine BUT they need to show and focus on other mutants, especially if after the 2017 Wolverine film, Jackman is retiring from that role.


I agree but for some reason Wolverine in the comics at least tends to be everyone favorite X-Man. Yeah I heard that his last movie is coming up. Just MAYBE someone will make a decent Wolverine movie.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-12-2015, 11:04 PM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
20,057 posts, read 10,661,805 times
Reputation: 7286
Quote:
Originally Posted by reed067 View Post
I agree but for some reason Wolverine in the comics at least tends to be everyone favorite X-Man. Yeah I heard that his last movie is coming up. Just MAYBE someone will make a decent Wolverine movie.
The Wolverine was rather good throughout the movie and Origins was fine besides the whole Wade Wilson BS.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $99,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Entertainment and Arts > Movies
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:13 AM.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top