3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what I wanted
Got this on sale for 10 bucks and couldn't be happier. A simple Breakdown for anyone curious.
HD picture Quality is 5/5
Surround Sound is Fantastic 5/5
Is not Bare Bones 4/5
Overall what I got for what I paid 5/5
Published 10 months ago by Rob
3.0 out of 5 stars It was ok.
It was an ok movie. Not the greatest of them all. A little confusing with the Professors character, but it told the story of the x-men when they were younger.
Published 5 days ago by Lisa Derouchie
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5.0 out of 5 stars X-Men: First Class (Bilingual) [Blu-ray + Digital Copy],
4.0 out of 5 stars Great X-men prequil,
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommandé pour amateurs du genre,
Cette version des ''origines'' des X-Men est, à mon humble avis, très bien faite, respectant l'esprit des comics de ma jeunesse. Il y aura toujours des différences entre les films et les comics d'origine, mais dans l'ensemble, j'ai trouvé le tout très bien.
Alors, personellement, je recommande ce film aux amateurs du genre.
5.0 out of 5 stars x- men,
This review is from: X-Men: First Class (Bilingual) (DVD)goodbye cartoon hello movie series. i alway wanted to see how the x-men start and this movie wasn't disappointing with actors, actresses or action. make sure to buy
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE Love love!!!,
This review is from: X-Men: First Class (Bilingual) (DVD)Easily one of my favourite films! Awesome cast, great effects, everything! A must for every X-Men fan as it goes through the origins of the X-Men
4.0 out of 5 stars Finally another good X-Men movie!,
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie and Excellent Bluray reference material,
3.0 out of 5 stars X men First Class,
This review is from: X-Men: First Class (Bilingual) (DVD)This movie is interesting. I enjoy the look into Magneto and Professor X's past. I found some flaws with this movie in conjunction with some of the other Xmen series. But this movie is a much needed improvement from Xmen 3 and Wolverine.
4.0 out of 5 stars A Better Class of X-Men!,
This review is from: X-Men: First Class (Bilingual) (DVD)Finally, a good X-Men movie! Done as a drama about actual events taking place over history, the story wins you over because of its very likeable characters. The story was well-written and the acting is generally good enough to pull us in and make us care about (or even love) these X-Men. Their powers are great but they also have human frailties. I'm sure that many people can identify with them and care deeply for them through their struggles. I also love how the film depicts the ugly side of humanity: fear and even hatred for that which differs from them, or their perception of reality.
This film takes place before the events of the previous films, mostly in the 1960's as Charles Xavier discovers his abilities and those of others, leading to the conception of a school of mutants (and thus the X-Men.) In this time he and Erik Lehnsherr (Magneto) are good friends and haven't yet parted ways. Mutants are in hiding for they are feared as supernatural creatures who may be a threat to humans. Xavier is an optimist who believes that mutants and humankind can learn to live together, while other mutants feel differently and desire to fight back against humankind with violence.
Charles Xavier, Magneto and Mystique are all very well performed. You accept Magneto as a villain you'd `love to hate' (but Shaw and the Hellfire Club are the main villains in this one.) Mystique is so well portrayed as Xavier's dear shape-shifting friend that you'd hate to see her go bad. Xavier works very well as a brilliant psychic and thinker whom you can't help but respect and wish you knew in real life. With all the CGI crap in films these days I find myself no more turned on than off by FX, but I can say that the acting is generally good enough that the FX feels believable. On the whole I think they did a fantastic job with this one.
The major shortcoming of this film is in the female actresses: some of them aren't as good as they should be (Emma Frost's portrayal being by far the worst.) Instead of quality actresses they went for model-looking ones. And by "model" I mean skin-and-bones. NEWS FLASH: men like meat on the bone! I'm saying this as man, speaking for all men I've known. At any rate, there is no excuse for not finding female actors as good as the male ones.
Another problem is that the scenes involving the Hellfire club feel a little hokey: they're presented as one-dimensional villains and they even look awkward together as a group. If it wasn't for these issues I would have given it five stars. I really love this film and will be watching it many more times!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Best X-Movie,
I also like Kevin Bacon as villain Sebastian Shaw, who with his mutant goons, does play it like a 60's Bond villain. Unfortunately January Jones plays Emma Frost about as well as a cardboard box with a playboy pin-up stuck to it. Her delivery is emotionless and it's a shame that a memorable comic character gets such a poor representation in the movie. I think a more accomplished actress in the part would've made a huge difference, but producer logic must've decided Emma's boobs were more important than having emotions. Too bad because it is the one big mark I have against the movie. All the other supporting cast play well in their limited roles. Wolverine even shows up for one funny scene.
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X-Men: First Class (Bilingual) by Matthew Vaughn (DVD - 2011)
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