Summary: Like the first Tim Burton-directed Batman movie, the original X-Men was the rare comic-book adaptation that satisfied the needs of both summer-movie audiences and all but the most Mylar-addled comic-book fans.
Excerpt: Viewing a film the second time around makes you appreciate the beauty and accuracy of how good the film was. Direction was creative and authentic. Definitely in the same class of Avengers and TDK (DC) for engaging superhero films. Kurt Wagner aka. Nightcrawler (Alan Cumming) was manipulated by Col.
Excerpt: Wolverine returns from a failed attempt to discover his origins to find the X-Men under siege from a shadowy organisation bent on the extermination of mutantkind. As a long time fan of the comic books, the original X-Men film was a disappointment.
Summary: My favorite in the series, this movie captures the essence of what the original lost. Still epic, yet bringing together more and more mutants in a human story, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan (who were previously bonded by the British Shakespeare Company), are at the top of their game delivering...
Excerpt: A great follow up to the first movie. This is Singer at the top of his game. It has alot of great things going on. An amazing action filled opening sequence. It has great new characters including one of my favorites from the Marvel universe NIGHTCRAWLER!!
Excerpt: The best one out of the first three. There was a fascinating plot, complex characters, and grand action scenes (such as Wolverine vs. Lady Deathstrike). I also enjoyed the growing affection between Rogue and Iceman... and Iceman's interaction with Wolverine.