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X-Men Days of Future Past – Film Review


X-Men Days of Future Past

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST.

The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Comic book heroes are fighting for their lives, on the verge of extinction thanks to the hulking Sentinel robots developed by warped, mutant-hating genius Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage). As a last hope, Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), Erik “Magneto” Lehnsherr (Ian McKellen) and their remaining comrades devise a plan to send Wolverine’s (Hugh Jackman) consciousness back through time to 1973 to round up the younger versions of themselves we originally met in 2011’s First Class. There, he’ll need to convince them to help stop the Sentinel threat before it can get started.

Sentient robots (Sentinels) are exterminating mutants and oppressing humans in the dystopian society of 2023. A small band of mutant survivors manage to evade the Sentinels. Yet it is becoming tough for them to combat them.

Therefore the group plans to send Wolverine’s consciousness back in time to prevent Mystique from murdering Bolivar Trask, the brainchild creator of the Sentinels. What she doesn’t realise is that Trask’s assassination could make him a martyr, while she would be captured and her DNA could be reverse-engineered and used to create the formidable Sentinels of the future.

Hugh Jackman as Logan / Wolverine’s healing factor makes him the only X-Man capable of withstanding the rigors of time travel. His enhanced senses, retractable bone and armed with adamantium claws, makes him the most capable to survive long enough to complete the most important mission of his life: to go back in time to prevent a chain of events that will bring about the end of his kind.

Logan of the future is sent, his consciousness is sent into his younger self who is Wolverine, a time traveller and gets to play both parts for the reason that he is the protagonist of the franchise, and probably the most beloved character to a mass audience.

James McAvoy is Charles Xavier (who is Professor X as we go back in time) is the world’s most powerful telepath. He has watched the mutant race be slowly hunted down.

Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr and his part in the way back in time is played by Ian McKellen as Magneto who is the most powerful mutant on Earth, with the ability to manipulate metallic objects.

Jennifer Lawrence as Raven Darkhölme (and is Mystique of way back in time), a mutant with the ability of shape-shifting, taking and physical body and speech has one mission of assasinating Bolivar Trask.

Halle Berry is Ororo Munroe (Storm) with the ability to manipulate the elements.

This is the most awesome sequels of X-Men series, though seemingly having an entangled plot, which is compensated with awe-inspiring thrills. It is credited with mind-blowing 3 D effects.

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Hugh Jackman
James McAvoy
Michael Fassbender
Jennifer Lawrence
Halle Berry
Nicholas Hoult
Ellen Page
Peter Dinklage
Shawn Ashmore
Omar Sy
Evan Peters
Daniel Cudmore
Bingbing Fan
Adan Canto
Booboo Stewart
Ian McKellen
Patrick Stewart
Josh Helman
Evan Jonigkeit
Lucas Till



Bryan Singer – Director
Lauren Shuler Donner – Producer
Simon Kinberg – Producer, Screenwriter
Hutch Parker – Producer
Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC – Director of Photography
John Myhre – Production Designer
Louise Mingenbach – Costume Designer
John Ottman – Editor, Composer

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