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Tag: X-Men

Dawn of X: ‘X-Men’ #1 Comic Review

Jonathan Hickman follows up his epic House of X/Powers of X series with a strong opening to Marvel’s Dawn of X relaunch. The X-Men, and mutantkind as a whole, have entered a new era of prosperity and looming threats. Focusing on X-Men captain Cyclops, Hickman’s relaunched X-Men title is a solid follow-up to Hickman’s weekly ...

Disney is Reportedly “Unimpressed” with ‘X-Men’ Spinoff ‘The New Mutants’

Categorize this under "what did you expect," but Disney is apparently unimpressed with the final Fox/X-Men film, The New Mutants. The report comes from Variety, who detail the aftermath of Disney's purchase of 21st Century Fox assets, which included the company's film division, 20th Century Fox. According to the trade, Disney has not taken a ...

Jonathan Hickman Responds to ‘House of X’ #2 Plagiarism Accusations

When Marvel decided that it was time to reshape the X-Men, the called on famed writer Jonathan Hickman to lead the charge. Hickman, along with Pepe Larraz crafted House of X, a series that not only flips the entire team on its head, it takes one of the franchise's most storied character's and retcons her ...

‘Powers of X’ #1 Review

Writer Jonathan Hickman put forth some bold new ideas in House of X #1, but Powers of X #1 takes his ideas to a whole new level. Structurally and thematically, this may be the writer’s most complex Marvel comic yet. Powers of X takes place in four different time frames, one of which is the ...

‘House of X’ #1 Review

After having epic runs on the Avengers and Fantastic Four, Jonathan Hickman’s X-Men relaunch was eagerly anticipated by comic book readers (yours truly included). House of X #1, the beginning of Hickman’s multi-year plan for Marvel’s mutants, does not disappoint. House of X #1 establishes a brand new status quo for Marvel’s mutants -- and ...

‘Dark Phoenix’ Film Review

Why? This word perfectly encapsulates my frustration with the existence of this film. Why also happens to be the mantra which I constantly repeated out loud in the near empty theatre forming questions such as: Why was this movie made? Who thought this would be a good idea? Why did Sophie Turner enroll in the Bella Swan school of ...

Matthew Vaughn Discusses Scrapped Plans for his Rebooted ‘X-Men’ Trilogy

You know how people are all up-in-arms about the thought of Disney casting a new Wolverine? Well, a few years ago, that idea was actually floated to Fox. Following the critically abysmal X-Men: The Last Stand and the much-maligned X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Fox decided to do a soft-reboot of the mutant franchise. Tasking Matthew Vaughn, X-Men: First Class successfully ...

A Celebration of Fox’s ‘X-Men’ Franchise

*Disclaimer: Due to the serious allegations brought against Bryan Singer, he will not be discussed, nor mentioned in this editorial.* Today is X-Men Day. Everywhere online, you’ll see people commemorating the last 19 years of X-Men films. While superhero films happened sporadically over the course of the 80s and 90s, mostly from DC Comics, the ...

Marvel Studios Will Start from Scratch with the X-Men but Not with Deadpool

Disney officially owns the X-Men and Fantastic Four. It was an idea that no one thought was possible but now, has become a reality. Last night, the Disney/Fox deal became official, and Disney purchased several 21st Century Fox assets for approx. $71.3 billion. As Disney begins to map out its plans for the future of ...

The Walt Disney Company Officially Closes $71.3 Billion Fox Deal

It's official. 20th Century Fox is heading to the house of mouse. The Walt Disney Company has officially closed its $71.3 billion acquisition of large parts of 21st Century Fox. The deal allows for Disney to enhance its already massive global reach and content portfolio ahead of the planned launch of its own streaming service, ...

FX Announces ‘Legion’ Will End with Season 3

The tales of Charles Xavier's son will come to and end. FX announced today at the TCA Winter 2019 Press Tour that the hit series Legion, will come to an end after season 3. FX president John Landgraf made clear that the show was not being “canceled,” but rather, creator Noah Hawley always planned for ...

Ryan Reynolds Says ‘Deadpool 3’ Is Still in the Works

As 20th Century Fox nears its eventual sale to Disney, the company continues to operate under "business as usual." With one of their biggest franchises, the X-Men series, reportedly set to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it has become apparent that certain films will, most likely, not get made. That being said, this hasn't stopped ...

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