Film Review: X-Men: Days Of Future Past

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It’s been a while since I last enrolled in Charles Xavier’s School For Gifted Youngsters, in fact I would even go as far as saying that I have in fact skipped a couple of the more recent classes and going into X-Men: Days Of Future Past, in all honesty I wasn’t as revised and ready as I probably should have been.

There was always a fear, that when essentially my knowledge and viewings of the franchise come from the original 4 films, and having missed the last two, 2011’s First Class and 2013’s The Wolverine, that I would be leaving myself wide open to being completely: confused, befuddled and unable to follow who was what and what was why. And as the opening action sequence started these fears grew louder as Mutants I didn’t recognise and powers of almost unrealistic believability saw battle against Sentinels of even stronger persuasion. Leading to an opening gambit of what have I let myself in for and why didn’t I catch up with the franchise before diving into the current film.
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