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Next "X-Men" flick appears to be a trip

By Lombardo David
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Wolverine is going back in time.

At least that appears to the be the premise of the next X-Men movie, "X-Men: Days of future past." The tongue tying title doesn't reveal much, but the trailer, available below, hints at an impending war that can only be prevented in the past.

Based on the appearance of President Richard Nixon in the trailer, it appears the film will be set between 1969 and 1974, flashing at least seven years in the future from the most recent X-Men film, "X-Men: First Class," which came out two years ago.

The trailer is promising, but I'm not optimistic based on Fox's stewardship of this franchise. I have not been impressed by what Fox has done with its Marvel properties, except for "First Class." The Wolvernie starring movies have been terrible and "X-Men: Last Stand" was abysmal.

It was a bit of a trip to see Ellen Page, Halle Berry and Anna Paquin wearing their uniforms again. Plus, I'm totally a sucker for Michael Fassbender, Ian McKlellan and Patrick Stewart.

The big attraction in this movie for X-Men comic or cartoon fans is the film's addition of the character Bishop, who will be played by actor Omar Sy. He is a character that pops up in the X-Men series whenever there is time traveling.

What do you think, is there reason to believe this movie will be good?

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