I like the XMen franchise, but I was quite leery about this particular movie. I guess that I wasn’t really interested in seeing the mutants as youngsters. There’s just something about using different actors for familiar characters that doesn’t always work for me.
Not this time! I was pleasantly surprised by almost everything in this movie. (The one exception was the guy who could fly by bouncing sound frequencies off surfaces… I really thought that entire plot line was just lame… then again, Jennifer Lawrence as a young Mystique… well.. I can overlook Banshee boy… )
But as good as Mystique looked… this has to be my favourite part of the entire movie… there is a series of quick clips where Eric and Xavier introduce themselves to other mutants to recruit them to their cause… and then there’s this: