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Tag: X-Men


by on Nov.04, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

Fox is becoming more daring with its X-Men properties. Starting with Deadpool and followed by Logan, it has started pushing expectations of super-hero movies out of the box. With the upcoming New Mutants, which seems to flirt with the horror genre based on the trailer, it seems Fox is clearly not changing its course in being more innovative with the X-Men characters.

Clearly, not counting the more mainstream X-Men line which does remain to be more traditional, Fox is finding ways to hold on to the rights to these characters by giving the audience something unexpected – but in a good way.

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The Storm That Could’ve Been

by on Apr.22, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Queer

They truly missed the opportunity of a lifetime when they failed to cast Iman as Storm instead of Halle Berry in the original X-Men movies. Not only is Iman gorgeous, she also looks the part. She also has the perfect accent that is more appropriate for an African mutant worshipped as a goddess. Seriously, just look at and listen to her.

Ah, what could’ve (and should’ve!) been.

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