We were enthralled and perplexed by season one of Noah Hawley’s take on the origin story of the X-Men favorite Legion. The next installment sends us deeper into the complicated mind of David Haller, and Division 3’s quest to take down the Shadow King.
(Spoilers) Screen Junkies reminds us that not every superhero needs to be bombastic, consequence-free, CGI eye-candy, and instead a solid story, compelling characters, and a little gravitas properly applied can produce a great film, superheroes or not. And Deadpool agrees.
Is there anything The Q can’t make? The mysterious YouTube builder shows us how to make a set of nasty claws like Wolverine’s – without using any adamantium. These ones are made from popsicle sticks, toothpicks, rubber bands, paper, and a bit of Krazy Glue.
YouTuber Yoko Higuchi shares what is surely just one of the thousands of inevitable online tributes to Hugh Jackman and his 17-year stint as Wolverine. Johnny Cash’s cover of Hurt is the slow motion of soundtracks, but if you watched Logan you know that the song is a great fit.
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.
Just in time for X-Men: Apocalypse, the latest in Burger Fiction’s excellent series of superhero videos looks at how we got from a pointy eared, yellow armored Wolverine to Hugh Jackman’s moody, Johnny Cash meets Edward Scissorhands representation of the hero.
Unlike many recent superhero movies, Fox’s X-Men films have shied away from colorful and distinctive costumes. Kaptain Kristian points out how ironic this is, given that this team symbolizes oppressed minorities accepting who they are and standing up for their identities.
YouTuber Philysteak tried his best to recreate X-Men: Apocalypse‘s debut trailer using scenes from the awesome X-Men animated series. Sophie Turner’s bad delivery pierces through nostalgia, but we do get to see Gambit and a high tech computer with a VHS player.