LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 12: (l-r) James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender attend the UK Premiere of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ at Odeon Leicester Square on May 12, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)
By, Heather Maloney
In the current motion picture climate, bigger does not necessarily mean better. It is hard to image a movie being any larger than “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, however the movie’s scope and cast still allows for a truly intimate story. While very adult at times, the non-stop pace and amazing characters prove once again that few can stand up to the grandeur of this band of Mutants. (continue reading on Examiner.com)
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Fans of Spiderman comic books have been on a bit of a roller coaster ride while watching their favorite hero on the big screen. The first trilogy produced was laden with plot errors and questionable casting. While the reboot movies have stayed truer to the comic book stories, and the casting of the leads are impeccable, “The Amazing Spiderman2” failed to astonish.
Gwen Stacy always lights up a story, and the same holds true on the big screen. Though her story line is littered with tragedy, the overall journey is worth the tears. Emma Stone is truly a vision as Gwen and breaths life into the character. As her story truly is one of the most amazing comic book tales, “The Amazing Spiderman 2” spends too much time building up to the epic finale and loses some of the magic along the journey. (Continue on Examiner.com)