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Screen Time: Ode to Fox’s ‘X-Men’

Front row, from left: Andrew Stehlin, Nicholas Hoult and Michael Fassbender in “Dark Phoenix.”

By Melanie Pantano & Thomas Wick, Staff Writers

June 26, 2019

When most people think of superhero movies, they think of Marvel Studios. When most people think of Marvel Studios, they think of the Avengers — the superhero squad consisting of Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow — and their string of box office-topping and family-friendly action films. Though this team mastered the art of the comic book-to-movie adaptation, they by no means invented the art itself.

‘X-Men’ soar to new heights in time-jumping comic masterclass

'X-Men' soar to new heights in time-jumping comic masterclass

By Dan Sostek / Staff Writer

May 27, 2014

"X-Men: Days of Future Past"Starring: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer LawrenceDirected by: Bryan SingerGrade: A-The best comic book films are able to toe the line of fun and absurdity. Bryan Singer’s third and latest entry in the X-Men franchise, “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” walks t...

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