It is the end of the world as Zoe knows it. A mysterious plague came along, killed almost everyone. A small few survived, but were changed, mutated. Others were immune. But civilisation is gone. It is man eat man out … Continue reading
6 June 2011
Cast: Caleb Landry Jones, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon, Lucas Till, Michael Fassbender
Script: Ashley Miller, Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, Zack Stentz
Genre: Action, sff
Setting: 1960s, USA
Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr weren’t always the famous Professor X and Magento. This is their origin story, the origin story of the original X-Men. Set in the 1960s with the Cuban Missile crises at boiling point, the pot of tensions is being stirred further by Sebastian Shaw, a mutant who has been doing the rounds since the 1940s. He believes that mutants are the superior race, and that they must destroy the inferior human race in order to take their rightful place as masters of the earth. Lebensraum and all that.
19 January 2008
Cast: Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Dash Mihok, John C. Reilly, Salli Richardson, Will Smith, Willow Smith
Script: Akiva Goldsman, Mark Protosevich
Genre: horror, sff
Setting: future, New York
After the end of the world as we know it Robert Neville lives in New York. All alone apart from his dog, Sam, he drives around hunting deer, chatting to mannequins and going through the stock of a local video store. He also makes sure to be home and locked away by the time night comes. Because at night the rest of the survivors come out. And they aren’t so friendly.
In this, the third X-Men film, there are two main plot lines. One concerns Jean Grey and her return from death in the form of the ultra powerful Dark Phoenix. The other revolves around a cure for the mutant gene, … Continue reading