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View Poll Results: How Much Did You Enjoy X-MEN: FIRST CLASS?
A+ (Great Movie!) 73 35.61%
A (Entertained a lot!) 93 45.37%
B (Was okay, not bad) 30 14.63%
C (Below expectations) 6 2.93%
D (Very bad) 2 0.98%
F (Intolerable, want money back) 1 0.49%
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Old June 14 2011, 11:59 AM   #511
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Re: X-MEN: FIRST CLASS - Grading+Discussion **SPOILERS!**

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Wow, I can tell you're gonna be fun to argue with.
Yeah, because insinuating that anyone who liked TLS is a moron whose opinion can't be taken seriously makes you so much better.
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Old June 14 2011, 01:14 PM   #512
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Re: X-MEN: FIRST CLASS - Grading+Discussion **SPOILERS!**

To be honest, I didn't hate X3 either. It was nowhere near as good as the first two, but for a movie about a bunch of funny cartoon characters with all kinds of fabulous superpowers, it really wasn't THAT bad.

Wolverine was absolutely fucking awful, borderline unwatchable, but still, I'd rather have Darren Aronofsky make his standalone Wolverine "not a sequel" movie, than watch a sequel to First Class.
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Old June 14 2011, 01:17 PM   #513
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What excited me most about Aronofsky's involvement was the potential of him executing Chris McQuarrie's script (which from the little tid bits I've read about is extremely good). That and Chris Mansell scoring the movie. I still am interested in "The Wolverine" based on the McQuarrie script alone, just not as much as I was when Darren was attached.
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Old June 14 2011, 01:56 PM   #514
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So, was Darwin a regular character in the comics? If so, it seemed a shame that the movie killed him off five minutes after he was recruited, before he got to do anything super-heroic.
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Old June 14 2011, 02:04 PM   #515
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Wow, I can tell you're gonna be fun to argue with.
Yeah, because insinuating that anyone who liked TLS is a moron whose opinion can't be taken seriously makes you so much better.
I was insinuating that because he said he liked Wolverine.
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Old June 14 2011, 02:04 PM   #516
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He did do something heroic though. He tried to save Angel, but she ended up leaving anyways.
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Old June 14 2011, 03:08 PM   #517
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The sad fact is that the general public is burnt out on X-Men, especially with how poor the previous two films were. It's just a shame that this excellent film has to pay for the sins of its predecessors.
The general public seemed to like X3 and Wolverine.
Didn't they sell well on DVD?
It seems mostly those that read the comics are the ones that didn't like it.
IMO what has done this film in, is that it lacks all the elements from the comic and the films that made the X-Men great. Instead it goes for a gimmick with IMO brought the X-Men comic down, it's more about who the villain is and cool powers than the cause.
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Old June 14 2011, 04:54 PM   #518
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The sad fact is that the general public is burnt out on X-Men, especially with how poor the previous two films were. It's just a shame that this excellent film has to pay for the sins of its predecessors.
The general public seemed to like X3 and Wolverine.
Didn't they sell well on DVD?
It seems mostly those that read the comics are the ones that didn't like it.
IMO what has done this film in, is that it lacks all the elements from the comic and the films that made the X-Men great. Instead it goes for a gimmick with IMO brought the X-Men comic down, it's more about who the villain is and cool powers than the cause.
No comic knowledge at all here, thought X3 was decent, but, thought Wolverine was awful. Never saw it in the theaters, bought the DVD, and gve it away as soon as I finished watching the movie. Knew nothing of anyone else's dislike for the film when I decided I disliked it.
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Old June 14 2011, 05:16 PM   #519
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I think it's safe to say that people's perceptions of the X-films are all subjective. I personally didn't like The Last Stand, and Wolverine was just "okay" for me. Yet some thought they were excellent. I feel First Class is the best of the series, but others think it's just average.
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Old June 14 2011, 05:27 PM   #520
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Yes can we all just agree to disagree now?

Some people like it, some people don't.
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Old June 14 2011, 05:52 PM   #521
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I think we can all agree that my opinion is more correct than anyone else's!
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Old June 15 2011, 01:43 AM   #522
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I liked X-men and X2. I was disappointed in X3 but I'll watch it as part of the series. I just watched Wolverine for the first time last month and it was ok. Just saw First Class last weekend and it was great, back up to X2 levels of quality.

What I don't understand is why people who dislike a particular movie repeatedly post in threads about that movie, continually arguing with anyone who liked it. What, are you trying to convince people who enjoyed the film that they're wrong? When there is a thread about a movie I didn't like I simply avoid that thread. Maybe I'm strange though.
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Old June 15 2011, 02:12 AM   #523
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I liked X-men and X2. I was disappointed in X3 but I'll watch it as part of the series. I just watched Wolverine for the first time last month and it was ok. Just saw First Class last weekend and it was great, back up to X2 levels of quality.

What I don't understand is why people who dislike a particular movie repeatedly post in threads about that movie, continually arguing with anyone who liked it. What, are you trying to convince people who enjoyed the film that they're wrong? When there is a thread about a movie I didn't like I simply avoid that thread. Maybe I'm strange though.
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Old June 15 2011, 02:23 AM   #524
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Speaking of the X-Men and opinions, this is pretty damned funny:

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/06/...round-in-1975/

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Old June 15 2011, 03:04 AM   #525
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Yes can we all just agree to disagree now?
NO!

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What I don't understand is why people who dislike a particular movie repeatedly post in threads about that movie, continually arguing with anyone who liked it. What, are you trying to convince people who enjoyed the film that they're wrong? When there is a thread about a movie I didn't like I simply avoid that thread. Maybe I'm strange though.
Now, I want to start a Superman Returns thread.
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