In preparation of being dragged to go see Days of Future Past by my friends, even though I remembered not particularly liking the X-Men movies, I decided the re-watch all the movies in the X-Men franchise (and in the case of X-Men: First Class and The Wolverine, watch for the first time) because I love superhero film universes. My thoughts on Days of Future Past mainly stem from my thoughts on the X-Men Trilogy. Why, you ask? Read on and find out.
Something noteworthy here is that this is not criticism from an X-Men fan. I've never read an X-Men comic in my life nor have I ever spent a significant amount of time reading story summaries on Wikipedia. My thoughts throughout this retrospective are purely from a story lover and a film fan's poi…Read more >