Professor X is suffering from Alzheimer’s, Wolverine’s healing powers are failing him, and the rest of the X-Men are dead. But when they discover that Mister Sinister is hunting down a young girl that was cloned from Logan’s DNA, the student and his teacher go on one last ride.
Whether you loved it, hated it, or just thought it was “meh” like we did, the guys at Screen Junkies are here to shoot all kinds of holes in the latest X-Men film, and reminding us that sometimes the best thing you can do with a beloved franchise is give it some time off.
The young X-Men must take on their ultimate foe, the very first mutant, a powerful god-like creature who has amassed the powers of numerous other mutants, awakens after lying dormant for thousands of years, and is now hellbent on destroying the Earth.
“Everything they’ve built will fall!” Olivia Munn’s Psylocke is fully revealed and the X-Men’s god-like villain wreaks havoc on a scale befitting a man who calls himself Apocalypse in the film’s Super Bowl spot.
Bryan Singer returns once again to the X-Men franchise, jumping forward to 1983 this time, and introducing the evil mutant Apocalypse, a villain whose power is to absorb the powers of other mutants. And Professor X finally shaves his head.
James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender know that the bond between Magneto and Professor X in the X-Men reboots is certainly special. But they’re not as into it as a McBender fan who made a sweet montage of their scenes.