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  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' revives mutants' fighting spirit

     'X-Men: Days of Future Past' revives mutants' fighting spirit
    Time travel, Peter Dinklage and 1970s kitsch top a very long list of what makes "X-Men: Days of Future Past" such a blast. Allowing one of the mutant corps to travel back to save a perilous present paves the way for all of the X-Men to find their better...
  • Film Review: Latest 'X-Men' film is worthwhile ride

    Film Review: Latest 'X-Men' film is worthwhile ride
    When I was in the age group that comic books used to be aimed at — that is, adolescence — DC ruled the comic book universe. If a crystal ball had told me that someday Marvel would become supreme, first I’d have laughed; then I’d...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is on the clock

    'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is on the clock
    ** (out of four) You can call it superhero burnout, but it’s really just idea burnout: “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is a big-budget, highly anticipated comic-book movie that does nothing to set itself apart. The story? The action? Yes,...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past': Singer, super cast succeed, reviews say

    'X-Men: Days of Future Past': Singer, super cast succeed, reviews say
    "X-Men: Days of Future Past" represents the biggest installment yet in the 14-year, seven-film franchise, with a twisty time-traveling plot, a hefty $200-million budget, and a super-sized cast cherry-picked from "X-Men: First Class" and "X-Men: The Last...
  • Box Office: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Dominates With $36 Mil Friday, 'Blended' Flops

    "X-Men: Days of Future Past" is a mutant force to be reckoned with. The seventh installment of Fox's ever-growing franchise slayed the competition with a $36 million Stateside opening on Friday. This includes $8.1 million from Thursday night screenings....
  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: Peter Dinklage talks villainy, ’70s style

     
    There are many moments of dazzling visual spectacle in “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” the big-budget mutant sequel that arrives […]...
  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: Simon Kinberg shares franchise secrets

     
    For about four hours in the summer of 2012, Simon Kinberg came perilously close to revealing the secrets of the […]...
  • Reel Critics: 'Blended' from typical ingredients

    Reel Critics: 'Blended' from typical ingredients
    No one expects an Adam Sandler film to be Oscar material. His latest effort is no exception. "Blended" contains all the predictable formula events that must follow once the obvious premise is laid out. The surprise here is that the edgy romantic...
  • Barbara Walters: Engrossing 'Her Story' ranks No. 1

    Barbara Walters: Engrossing 'Her Story' ranks No. 1
    UPDATED: Barbara Walters' marvelous "Her Story" was the most-watched program Friday night. The pioneering newswoman drew 9.5 million with the two-hour portrait, which aired on the day she retired from regular television. Viewers were treated to a huge...
  • Friday's TV highlights: 'The Silk Road Ensemble With Yo-Yo Ma' and more

    Friday's TV highlights: 'The Silk Road Ensemble With Yo-Yo Ma' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 4 - 10, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Hawaii Five-0 Archvillain Wo Fat (Mark Dacascos)...
  • 'X-Men' Premieres in New York Without Director Bryan Singer

    Bryan Singer, the director of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," skipped the world premiere of his movie on Saturday night, following the recent filings of two lawsuits that allege he sexually abused underage boys. But the cast of the Twentieth Century Fox...
  • Film Review: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

    No skyscrapers blow up, no cities are leveled, and while the White House and a football stadium suffer some serious structural damage, the wholesale destruction of human civilization is kept to a refreshing minimum in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" --...