X-Men

X-Men

Dark Phoenix

Blu-ray Disc - 2019
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The story of one of the X-Men's most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into her iconic alter ego. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2019]
Edition: Multi-screen edition
Copyright Date: 2019
Branch Call Number: XME 2019-09
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (114 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital,optical,surround,DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, 5.1 DVS
video file,Blu-ray video,region A
Alternative Title: Dark Phoenix

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pondgrl
Nov 15, 2020

Eh - I could take it or leave it. I liked James McAvoy as Charles Xavier, though. Otherwise, the fight scenes were just okay. The ending was good, and that's about all I can say about it.

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ROBERTFREDALLEN
Nov 13, 2020

I quite liked this movie

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SkyHook
Sep 19, 2020

My pthy comment timed out, so I'll summarize this as an unengaging action movie with too much posing and not enough sense to get in out of the rain. It felt like its entire existence was simply to back fill some missing plot in whatever MCU branch was lacking, maybe make some money doing it if enough X-Men fans showed up.

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stevania_k
Aug 31, 2020

It seemed like they ran out of idea for the story. Not a good plot. Unlikable characters. Raven had left before the story ended. But it’s still not an awful movie.

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Ba_kuPlanet
Jul 08, 2020

Heads up ... Young children who are Jennifer Lawrence fans may break out in tears. As the title suggests, a Phoenix story.

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reginator_22
May 18, 2020

Disappointing. Better than the Last Stand, but not by much. Action sequences are good, but Jessica Chastain was wasted as a character in this movie. I like the X-Men franchise and I'm hoping Disney will give it a shot in the arm.

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hooppii
Mar 07, 2020

I really like X-men but this one just didn't quite cut it. The performers were just not convincing enough. Really feels like watching a bunch of people putting on costumes. The only good performances were by Sophie Turner. She's one to watch for future movies.

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PeterC_3
Feb 29, 2020

Strays away from source material straight away. The issues of the X-Men that covered the Dark Phoenix sega had a really great story and character development. It may have been more interesting if they followed that somewhat.
Dull film. I kept waiting for it to become interesting and see where it was going with this new take on the story. It never sparked for me at all.
I’m surprised the bigger names, playing some of these character’s roles, went onboard with this project.

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Booksmithreader
Feb 12, 2020

Okay - So during this movie I felt what most people have; confused, annoyed, and even more confused. What I've found in my searches is that due to the events in Xmen Apocalypse some timey-whimey (aka someone messed with the time lines) stuff occured. Which means that this Dark Pheonix/Jean(Gene?) as well as EVERYONE ELSE is not the same as those characters from the Xmen movies that started this off back in the early 2000's. I could be wrong..but that was what most sites are saying - honestly just google it if you care enough.

I myself really enjoy these newer Xmen movies, perhaps even more than the the original Hugh Jackman led ones. But I think this one missed the mark in a lot of places - especially since the director/producers are making a movie within a series thats within another series. Where's the pre-movie recap of current events when you need it, eh?

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soccerkid89
Feb 06, 2020

It was pretty decent. It had a lot of action and a huge all-star cast in it. The storyline was good but kind of hard to follow though.

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reginator_22
May 18, 2020

Ororo Munroe: Sometimes, you want to believe that people are something that they are not. By the time you realize who they are, it's too late.

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jimg2000
Dec 05, 2019

CMLibrary_gjd_posted the best line from Raven (J Law:) and worth a repeat:

And by the way, the women are always saving the men around here. You might wanna think about changing the name to X-Women.

CMLibrary_gjd Sep 29, 2019

Raven : [to Charles] It's funny. I can't actually remember the last time you were the one risking something. And by the way, the women are always saving the men around here. You might wanna think about changing the name to X-Women.

Erik Lehnsherr : The world is on the brink!
Professor Charles Xavier : I'm sorry, I didn't stop this sooner...
Erik Lehnsherr : You're always sorry, Charles. And there's always a speech. But nobody cares!

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Feb 24, 2020

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reginator_22
May 18, 2020

Violence: Gun violence

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