2000s, 3/4, Action, Adventure, Bryan Singer, Fantasy, Review

Superman Returns

#5 in my ranking of the theatrically released Superman films. Batman Begins came and went to great fanfare, and Warner Brothers needed someone to help them reboot the long-neglected Superman franchise. Who better than Bryan Singer, the man who made the well-received first two X-Men movies? It helped that he was a big fan of… Continue reading Superman Returns

2000s, 3/4, Action, Bryan Singer, Review

X2: X-Men United

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BNDk0NjYxMzIzOF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwMTc1MjU3.V1.jpg #4 in my ranking of the X-Men franchise. Actually finding a way to anchor this sequel's story in a single main character's journey was a smart move. The first film was weighed down by a certain directionlessness that made it feel like a random series of events before pulling most of it together for… Continue reading X2: X-Men United