POWER OF POP FILM GEEK OUT! X-MEN APOCALYPSE TRAILER 2

GEEK OUT! X-MEN APOCALYPSE TRAILER 2

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So, in case you’ve overlooked this in the face of incessant buzz and excitement over the Batman v Superman & Captain America films, there is actually another tentpole superhero movie coming out in 2016 viz. X-Men Apocalypse.

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In any other year, this would be a standout superhero blockbuster but in this year – where already Deadpool might grab the prize for biggest Fox superhero movie – the response to X-Men Apocalypse may well and truly be, ‘meh’.

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This latest trailer does not help its cause too much either. I mean, is anyone at all convinced that Sophie Turner is Jean Grey? She just looks out of depth in every scene. Hopefully that’s not the case in the movie.

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Sure, Psylocke (Olivia Munn) looks absolutely kickass but Apocalypse does seems under-whelming, not quite the imposing villain he is, in the comics.

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Wait and see, as usual. Hopefully, the movie will not be crawling to the box office come May. Yes, we have always wanted Marvel Studios to get the X-Men back but by now, I think even Marvel would not know what to do with them. Damaged goods? We shall see.