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Old 09-06-2011, 11:09 AM   #377
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Default Re: The official X-men First Class BD/DVD thread

Originally Posted by cronosred View Post
I really like X3 but some of the wire work was bad IMO, Storm in the danger room, the group of jumping mutants attacking the soldiers, and Jean Grey.
I didn't think Storm in the Danger Room was too bad. Jean Grey looked a bit stiff though and the group of mutants leaping on the island looked a bit phoney, partly because they did it so slowly. It should have been a moment of 'bullet-time' slowness to show them airborne then speeded up to normal for impact landings.

Wirework hasn't always been the best in the X-Men movies, although McKellen managed to make it look elegant and effortless most of the time. I thought the flight scenes in First Class were excellent, though Magneto's descent from the submarine also looked a little stiff. Vertical levitations/descents are the trickiest, it seems.

Show me an X-Men comic where Mystique is the leader and walks round all day as a bored blonde
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