Originally Posted by psylockolussus
Some characters like Azazel and Riptide didn't really shine. With X2, even though Lady Deathstrike didn't really talk, I felt kinda sad for her when she was killed especially with the background music and the reaction from her/Wolverine and her fight scene with Wolverine was amazing. Then with Havok and Angel Salvadore, their angsty attitude didn't really work for me.
Yes, that's because many of the characters in First Class weren't given 'character moments' where we got an idea of who they are.
I don't think X2 is perfect but it did manage to give people those moments, and those moments matter a lot if you want your characters to be more than just wallpaper.