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Old 06-11-2019, 11:21 AM   #561
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I thought you were omitting First Class for some reason. No part of these movies seems like any kind of cohesive trilogy or quadrilogy or anything though, for sure.

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Yeah, I wondered about that, too. I explained it away as Storm using the atmosphere inside the shuttle to form the ice outside. I guess it works. Works better than Quicksilver duct-taping a helmet onto Nightcrawler, at least.
And I'm a little fuzzy on why he duct taped the helmet onto Nightcrawler but not Jean Grey, who made the same trip onto the ship.
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Old 06-11-2019, 11:30 AM   #562
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I thought you were omitting First Class for some reason. No part of these movies seems like any kind of cohesive trilogy or quadrilogy or anything though, for sure.

And I'm a little fuzzy on why he duct taped the helmet onto Nightcrawler but not Jean Grey, who made the same trip onto the ship.
I might forget the weird blue guy (seriously, what is it with X-Men and blue mutants?) in Egypt, but I'm not forgetting the best damn X-Men movie.

Oh, what might have been...

https://www.comicbookmovie.com/x-men...verine-a168684

That's a damn good point. Why doesn't Jean need a helmet? Do her psychic powers enable her to survive a vacuum?
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Old 06-11-2019, 09:46 PM   #563
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As a matter of fact, yes. Jean is considered an "Omega" level mutant dor a reason. Even without the Phoenix Force, she is on a power level above even Charles or Eric, due to being both telepathic AND telekinetic. She has literally held planes together, deflected massive energy blasts, and even held off Magneto's powers. She can and has helped rebuild the school after an attack, literally brick by brick, with just her mind, and in a fraction of the time it would take to do by hand.

I liked this movie better than the previous take, but it still felt a bit flat. You just CAN'T do the story justice without the Shi'ar, D'ken, Lilandra, and the M'kran Crystal. Basically, you HAVE to have the background of the Phoenix in place, AND introduce the alien/cosmic elements, to really tell the story. Which akso means building up the Phoenix FIRST, and the Hellfire Club's attempt to manipulate Jean, before you can do Dark Phoenix.

For what it is worth, I want to see a movie based on Endsong/Warsong. I want to see Emma and the Cukoos with the Phoenix, and most of all, I want to see White Phoenix. I love that entire arc, and it is probably one of the BEST of the Phoenix stories.
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Kinberg admits the movie's failures were all on him

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Old 06-15-2019, 10:08 PM   #565
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Kinberg admits the movie's failures were all on him

https://www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/t...f-dark-phoenix
Got to admit, that's a big move on Snitchberg's part. You don't see that often, if at all, from directors. Certainly not from guys like Singer.
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