Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.
20th Century Fox
User Reviews: For what it is – entertainment with familiar characters – it definitely delivers. It was refreshing to see the characters use their powers as we’ve been expecting since the first movie, although the relatively new cast don’t have the screen presence to draw us completely in.
Fassbender and McAvoy are flawless in their roles, and it makes you question what kind of film this is – an action adventure comic book film, or a gut-wrenching exploration of what one is capably of after they’ve lost everything.
There lacks the cohesion that the first two films had (the third doesn’t exist), and kind of jumps between awkward humour and heavy drama. Some reveals and build up fall flat or seem too obvious.
But like I said, we get to see our childhood heroes and villains really kick ass and wreck havoc. I had a lot of fun watching it.
And I was never really a fan of Quicksilver before, but let’s say after this film, I think he’s kinda cool.