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Old 06-13-2013, 12:39 PM   #119
Senator Pleasury
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Default Re: X-Men 3...seriously fans/people--WHY all the hate?

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I think though this film was the worst for that, side-lining Dark Phoenix and making her a henchman. She should have had her own epic, tragic story, about the question of how the X Men can react when a loved one goes out of control, but it was lost in the other plot.
Well, Phoenix had her scenes but yes, after the house fight scene it was relegated to a second position which happens a lot in this kind of overpopulated movies.




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Anyone else bothered by the fact Pyro's hair was clearly brown in X-Men 2 then it was bright blonde in 3? Idk it's not a but deal but it really bugs me.
I never realized that.

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Anyway, just everything was wrong. It was too much blatant fan service and action porn and lacked the subtle substance that made the other two films so great. Even when I was 13 and I saw it for the first time in theaters I knew something didn't sit right.
What were the 'subtle substance' in X2, if I may ask? I remember lots of action in that movie. The whole White House scene at the beginning was all for showing off how many cool special effects can you out in one scene.

In fact X2 forgot everything about mutants being social outcasts and it was another regular story of good guys vs bad guys. At least X-Men TLS came back to the original premise of the story.

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