Archive for June 16, 2011

Vintage Mutants: X-Men First Class

Posted in Review, Timothy Parfitt with tags , , , , , , on June 16, 2011 by Timothy Parfitt

 

Brimming with attempts at retro charm, X-Men: First Class seeks to reboot the Marvel franchise a la Batman Begins. While there is some fun in seeing Professor Xavier (James McAvoy) fully haired and hitting on co-eds, this 4th X-Men film ultimately disappoints by running 25 minutes too long and lacking any real surprises. Continue reading

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