View Single Post
Old 11-29-2012, 08:54 AM   #41
X-Maniac
High Evolutionary
 
X-Maniac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Genosha
Posts: 12,858
Default Re: Ideas on how to achieve time travel

Quote:
Originally Posted by SuperFerret View Post
Why, for the love of every god ever, would people who are WILLINGLY PAYING to go see a movie about "weird super-powered mutants" roll their eyes at time travel, when (1) they're already expecting to suspend their disbelief to the point that they accept mutants, and (2) time travel is a widely used science fiction concept that it (as well as super-powered people) just isn't weird anymore?
I think it's because people don't want to stretch the reality bubble too much.

By making a world in which the only totally unreal thing is superpowered mutants, then it's more grounded than if everything in that world is sci-fi.

It's a good point for debate. A mutant who is able to time travel might be one way to do it. On the other hand, a machine might work as well, since they already have Cerebro and Magneto's mutant-making machine from X1.

It could go either way. Looper managed to incorporate a time machine with no explanation at all; it was just a MacGuffin. But they might do something different.

__________________
Noah 3/10, Godzilla 6/10, Captain America: The Winter Soldier 7/10, X-Men: Days of Future Past 9/10
X-Maniac is offline   Reply With Quote