Originally Posted by X-Maniac
Your reply wasn't aimed at me, but I want to chime in and say I thought those scenes didn't really work for me either. Neither did the scene in X3 where Wolverine was sobbing over Xavier's empty wheelchair. To me, the acting wasn't very good in these scenes, the emotion didn't feel sincere.
Compare it with the Xavier/Magneto 'serenity/memory' scene in First Class and that felt very genuine, and very well acted.
Its the opposite for me. Yes it was well acted but I didn't get why Charles teared up, maybe if they knew each other for a long time, it would work for me.