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Retro-Review: X-Men

X-Men Weekend!! Celebrate the beginning!

The Soothsayer Review Archive

The Comic Side
(A Review for the X-Fanatic)

It’s official the Marvel movies curse has been cured.

The world’s best selling comic book bursts on to the silver screen bringing a wild ride that is sure to capture every comic book fan since 1989’s Batman. The very loose story brings Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and Rogue (Anna Paquin) into the X-Men’s world. Within that world, Professor X (Patrick Stewart) learns that the evil Magneto (Ian McKellan) wants to use a mutant to aid him in his cleansing of the world.

For an adaptation loyal to the comic, this film is sure to draw in the fans. The allure that has captivated readers for over 30 years definitely reigns supreme in this film. Doing a film review for a comicbook that I have read since my early childhood is very difficult because I am so in touch with the back history associated…

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