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Ranked! The X-Men Movies

The X-Men movies are an interesting and mostly great series that I often overlook when evaluating the comic book movie industry as a whole. It’s easy to focus on the growing Marvel Cinematic Universe and the still-developing DC films, but Fox’s X-Men series has actually been ongoing since far before the MCU existed, and is still going relatively strong today. 2016’s “Deadpool” was a surprise smash, “Logan” is poised to be a financial and critical hit, and while the most recent X-Men installment was underwhelming, there are plans ahead to continue growing the universe through film and TV.

The X-Men movies deserve a lot of credit. Not only did the success of the first X-Men pave the way for the superhero movie boom that followed, but also, while many would like to see Marvel get their hands on the property back from Fox, I would argue that their movies on average are actually better than the Marvel’s. Let’s walk through the best and worst X-Men movies to date.

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X-Men: Apocalypse Review (Spoiler Free)

20th Century Fox delivers once again with their newest film X-Men: Apocalypse, pitting the young team of super mutants against their greatest foe yet.

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X-Men: Apocalypse New Trailer

We’ve been getting pretty lucky with awesome trailers this month.  First there was the excellent Captain America: Civil War trailer (check out our trailer dissection here), then the Ghostbusters remake trailer (which met with mixed reactions), and more recently the final trailer for season two of Daredevil.  Now we’re been graced with another great trailer–this time for X-Men: Apocalypse.   Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse New Trailer