Excerpt: The tension between mutants and humans continues to intensify, even with Magneto (Ian McKellan) behind bars. The situation hits a new level of panic however, thanks to an attempt to assassinate the President of the United States.
Summary: For my money, 'X2: X-Men United' is the best of the 'X-Men' bunch. The series was really firing on all cylinders here, with an engaging storyline, just the right balance of characters and villains, and terrific production values and pacing. It's great pop entertainment.
Excerpt: My midnight showing of X2 (a must for X-Men faithful) has left me sleep deprived, slovenly dressed, and supremely satisfied. So satisfied that when my head finally did reach a pillow at three a.m., I found myself laying awake thinking about ways to see it all over again.