I think X-Men 2 surpassed the original
by delivering staggering explosions, computer-generated special
effects, and bone-crushing stunts.
While I feel it had a few too many characters
and the story ran a tad too long, it had enough cool characters
and outstanding set pieces to make you sit tight through the
dull bits, and tolerate most of the superficial silliness.
I was not disappointed and am waiting for
the next high-powered sequel. You're in for some fun with this
Now that the origin is out of the way,
the X-men are back in true comic book form.
This time, there is no madman bent on world
destruction, just the survival of the X-men.
The plot is a little episodic, trying to
show off each of the mutants' special talents; however performances
are solid and the plot becomes incidental once the bullets start
flying and bad guys attack.
Yes, the X-men are united, but where does
Wolverine get that goofy haircut?
The Second Coming of the superhero blockbuster
X-men has a good chance to top the first, which grossed $157
The story picks up where the first movie
ended: the mutant humans fight for their place in a future society,
and then it becomes a fun thrill ride that heroically surpasses