X-Men: Dark Phoenix is go

By Alex Wiggan We’ve known for a while now that Fox was planning an X-Men movie, set during the 1990s, but now it seems that movie is officially happening. According to Deadline, Simon Kinberg is now officially on board as director of X-Men: Dark Phoenix, which is set for release next year. Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Nicholas … Continue reading

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Is it time for Fox to establish a writer’s room for X-Men?

By Alex Wiggan As much as we love the X-Men movies (and we really do), there’s one thing that bugs us – the constant errors with the established continuity. They are getting a little frustrating. A little while back we took a look at all the X-Men timelines (we counted six), to work out all the different time periods and … Continue reading

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Every X-Men movie ranked by Rotten Tomatoes rating

By Alex Wiggan A few days ago, Logan hit cinema screens, bringing an end to Hugh Jackman’s 17-year stint as Wolverine. Logan opened to critical acclaim and a healthy opening weekend and we predict that by the end of 2017, it will be one of the big success stories of the year. Many have claimed Logan to be the best … Continue reading

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The X-Men movie timelines: A guide – UPDATED

By Alex Wiggan At the end of last year we posted a pretty extensive guide to the X-Men movie timelines. Today, we’re re-posting the guide in an updated format to incorporate Logan. **THIS GUIDE INCLUDES SPOILERS FOR LOGAN. IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN LOGAN AND WANT TO REMAIN SPOILER FREE THEN YOU MAY WANT TO COME BACK AT A LATER … Continue reading

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The X-Men movie timelines: A guide

By Alex Wiggan At the beginning of the week we took a look at what is currently happening with 20th Century Fox’s X-Men movie franchise. Today we’re talking X-Men again, but this time in an attempt to explain the convoluted and slightly confusing timelines that have been created since the franchise began in 2000. And yes, we did say timelines, … Continue reading

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The summer movies of 2016: What went wrong?

By Alex Wiggan While summer 2016 isn’t quite over yet (did it ever really start?), one thing is for sure, the summer blockbuster season is officially done. The arrival of Suicide Squad pretty much closed the blockbuster season, ending a long run of high profile movies from all the major studios. And yet, after months and months of films (the … Continue reading

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What do you want from a movie?

By Alex Wiggan Today we ask one very simple question: What do you want from a movie? We ask this question because it is no doubt the same question Hollywood execs are asking themselves right about now, as they watch this year’s summer blockbusters trickle into the cinema with varying degrees of success. On the one side are the likes … Continue reading

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The next X-Men film to be set in the 1990s

By Alex Wiggan X-Men fans, we bring great news – a ‘90s themed X-Men movie is on the cards. Coming Soon recently caught up with franchise producer, Simon Kinberg, who revealed the next X-Men film, after X-Men: Apocalypse, will be set during the 1990s. He said: “The next one is set in the ‘90s.” Yep – we like to tell … Continue reading

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Did Hugh Jackman confirm he’s in X-Men: Apocalypse?

By Alex Wiggan This week the final trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse landed, offering up a tantalising glimpse at what’s on offer in the next instalment of the ever-expanding X-Men saga. The trailer features numerous characters, from Cyclops and Storm through to Magneto and Mystique, but so far no Wolverine. Well, that’s hardly surprising now, is it? After all, Wolverine isn’t … Continue reading

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Who will die in X-Men: Apocalypse?

By Alex Wiggan   “…the audience goes into the movie thinking that anything can happen. I mean anything, anyone could die. Any possibility could occur, but characters are still moving towards their immutable place.” – Bryan Singer   So come on, who do you think will bite the bullet in X-Men: Apocalypse? According to director, Bryan Singer, “anyone could die”. … Continue reading

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