X-Men: Apocalypse


X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Rose Byrne, Oscar Isaac, Olivia Munn, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Evan Peters
Director: Bryan Singer
Genre: Action, Adventure
Rated: M
Running Time: 144 minutes

Synopsis: Following his acclaimed work on X-Men: Days Of Future Past, director Bryan Singer takes the franchise to new heights with X-Men: Apocalypse, in which the X-Men battle the original and most powerful mutant - Apocalypse.

In 1983, the invincible and immortal Apocalypse is set free after being entombed for several millennia. Enraged that his kind are no longer treated as gods, Apocalypse assembles a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to destroy humankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign.

To end Apocalypse's path of global destruction, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) and Professor X (James McAvoy) lead a team of young X-Men in an epic showdown with a seemingly unstoppable enemy.

X-Men: Apocalypse
Release Date: May 19th, 2015

 

 

ReviewX-Men: Apocalypse  sees the introduction of new characters; Psylocke, Angel who together with a young Storm & Magneto have they powers enhanced by Apocolypse to become the Four Horsemen.

Some pieces will fall into place, while others will make you question the movie sequence of X-men as we move back in time.  True fans will enjoy this as back story extensions for some of their favourite characters like; Jean Grey, Cyclops, Storm, Raven/Mystique, Magneto, Xavier, Beast, Quicksilver, Nightcrawler.

 

Some of the effects may seem a little over the top, but it's fantasy so bring it on. Sit back and enjoy the characters in a new light, as they unravel the struggles that brought them together as X-men.  With a small tie in from Hugh Jackman Wolverine, how can you go wrong.  We loved X-men! Although Apocalypse you really need a facial old man…

 

4 Stars


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