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Old 03-06-2010, 06:19 PM   #6
Mace Dolex
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Default Re: What was wrong with the current trilogy?

X-Men was a perfect example at adapting the fantastical comic book adventures of the X-Men into a real life setting without compromising too much, making their uniforms all leather black made more sense than colorful vibrant colored spandex and the performances were done in serious manner.

X-Men 2 was a perfect sequel expanding on the plotlines from the first movie into a more satisfying action pic without shoving every new mutant on screen.

X-Men 3 while still good shouldn't have killed off 3 of the major characters, the story felt rushed with too many characters not getting enough screen time coupled with a shorter runtime for what was intended as a grand epic finale didn't really feel satisfying but having Magneto retain a hint of his powers at the end was a clever idea, too bad further sequels will never expound on that.

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