The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
|Release Date||:||May 15, 2014|
|Genres||:||Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction|
|Production Company||:||Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Donners' Company, Marvel Entertainment, Bad Hat Harry Productions, TSG Entertainment, Down Productions, Revolution Sun Studios|
|Production Countries||:||United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Director||:||Bryan Singer, Milena Popovic, Christine Wilson|
|Writers||:||Simon Kinberg, Jane Goldman, Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn, Chris Claremont|
|Casts||:||Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Nicholas Hoult, Kelsey Grammer, Shawn Ashmore, Omar Sy, Evan Peters, Josh Helman, Daniel Cudmore, Fan Bingbing, Adan Canto, Booboo Stewart, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Lucas Till, Evan Jonigkeit, Len Wein, Chris Claremont, Michael Lerner, Gregg Lowe, Mark Camacho, Bryan Singer, Brendan Pedder, Harry Standjofski, Mike Dopud, Andreas Apergis, Robert Montcalm, Jaa Smith-Johnson, Alex Ivanovici, François Paquette, Zabryna Guevara, Zehra Leverman, Angela Galuppo, Victor Cornfoot, Brent Skagford, Kyle Gatehouse, Taris Tyler, Darryl Scheelar, Thai-Hoa Le, Johnny Tran, Gregory Hlady, Julian Casey, Robert Crooks, Matt Cooke, Tim Post, Jason Deline, Karine Vanasse, Pierre LeBlanc, Jude Beny, Arthur Holden, Sean Curley, Susanna Fournier, Andrew Peplowski, Moe Jeudy-Lamour, Neil Napier, Mizinga Mwinga, Jimmy Chan|
|Plot Keywords||:||1970s, mutant, time travel, based on comic, superhuman, storm, beast, aftercreditsstinger, changing the past or future|
Days of Future Past continues the work of X2 as genre-defining. I have to classify it as a work of art/comic book pulp fiction. The characters, effects, and story are outstanding. Everything in this movie is exceedingly better in the sequel then even the first two films and First Class. Like X2, the acting is superb and the dialogue is rich. Every character feels believable. No cartoonish villains, every side of the issue is presented by people who believe they are the ones who are in the right and the underlying message of tolerance and bigotry only add to the depth of this film. What's better then its predecessor X3 in every way. It restores the sense of epic adventure and grand-scale storytelling that's been absent from far too many of most alleged blockbusters.
This film is far more sophisticated and has a better story than any X-Men movie to date. Here, the characters previously introduced but under used are utilized in a comprehensive and cohesive manner, and the newly introduced characters are blended in seamlessly with the story. The music is very good as is the special effects. The budget clearly hit the screen fully and there are truly some amazing sequences to behold. The cast-selection is still perfect.
Overall, this is one of the best genre films of all-time.