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X Men First Class

The X-Men Didn't Save Us

Joe Cirincione | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Cirincione

It wasn't the mutants. It was humans that caused the Cuban Missile Crisis. Only luck saved us from nuclear war. But other than that, the new film, X-Men: First Class, gets a lot right about the historic crisis that is central to its plot.

X-Men: First Class: Reviewing Magneto and the Super Jews

Omer Rosen | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Omer Rosen

Strong, athletic, violent, handsome -- something separate from the bookish, weak, nerdish, neurotic construct that shaped me -- they are Super Jews.

Chris Evans Reveals His Biggest Fear, Flirts Hard With Reporter

Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment

Chris Evans is Captain America. It's a dream role for generations of kids weaned on the ultra-patriotic super soldier -- and one he initially refused ...

The Moral of X-Men: First Class: Honor Thy Queens

Will Bower | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Will Bower

After two viewings of -- and some reflection on -- "X-Men: First Class", I've come to the conclusion that the moral to its story is: "Don't be careless with your queens."

Weekend Box Office: Super 8 Opens With $37m, X-Men: First Class Performs JUST Like X-Men, Midnight In Paris Nears $15m

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.12.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Super 8 made me nostalgic for a lot of things this weekend. It made me nostalgic for the days when $50 million was a big budget and when movies had their biggest single night on Saturday of their opening weekend.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: X-Men: First Class

Dan Persons | Posted 08.06.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

X-Men: First Class is the latest installment of the Marvel film franchise to use comic book action to address some potent social issues.

WATCH: The Blind Film Critic Reviews 'X-Men: First Class'

Posted 08.06.2011 | Comedy

Tommy Edison, the Blind Film Critic, is back with a review of the summer's latest blockbuster, "X-Men: First Class." Much like his review of "Thor,...

Weekend Box Office: X-Men First Class Pulls a Batman Begins, Grosses $56 Million, Bridesmaids and Kung Fu Panda 2 Cross $100m, Fast Five Crosses $200m

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

X-Men was used to being near the top of the box office charts, but now has to rebuild from the ground up, emphasizing quality and character over big-budget spectacle.

Zaki's Review: X-Men: First Class

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Two summers ago, I was ready to proclaim Fox's X-Men movies "done, done, done." I've never been more happy to be proven wrong.

PHOTOS: January Jones' Sexiest 'X-Men' Lingerie Moments

Posted 08.04.2011 | Entertainment

January Jones knows a thing or two about cold characters: her Betty in "Mad Men" is as uninviting as they come, and in the new "X-Men" movie, her Emma...

PHOTOS: The Sexiest Women Superheroes | Darren Franich | Posted 08.04.2011 | Entertainment

January Jones' Emma Frost will turn heads this weekend; see others with flair for what they wear....

HuffPost Review: X-Men: First Class Is (Pick One) eXcellent, eXquisite, eXceptional!

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This reboot/prequel is a genuine triumph. It is not just a great comic book film or a great X-Men film. X-Men: First Class stands proud as a just-plain terrific film.

January Jones Gets Frigidly Evil

Posted 07.25.2011 | Entertainment

Perhaps there's a reason why she's named January: she can play frigid oh so well. January Jones stars in one of four new TV spots for "X-Men: First...

How Did Chris Evans Go From Super Scrawny To Superhero Body?

Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment

Chris Evans goes from 98-pound weakling to buff superhero in a matter of moments in the upcoming summer smash "Captain America," but luckily for him, ...

PHOTOS: Jennifer Lawrence Strips Down For GQ

Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment

World, meet Jennifer Lawrence's skin. You'll be seeing a lot of it this summer. Lawrence, the Oscar-nominated "Winter's Bone" star, features in the...

PHOTO: January Jones Shows Skin For 'X-Men'

Posted 06.04.2011 | Entertainment

Hey, mutants can be sexy, too. January Jones stars as Emma Frost, known also as the White Queen, in the upcoming Marvel Comics film, "X-Men: First...

Chris Evans Goes From Scrawny To Superhero

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Chris Evans goes from CGI-skinny to super soldier in the first extended peak at "Captain America." Evans stars as the iconic hero in the Marvel-Par...

GUESS WHO? Brooklyn Decker In High School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Before she had her photo in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, this model's picture was in the high school yearbook. Brooklyn Decker is just a fe...

Jennifer Lawrence: Seven Girls 'Painting Me Naked Every Day' For X-Men

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence may play a secret mutant, but she's not shy about revealing how it happened. The 'Winter's Bone' star and Golden Globe nominee spok...

Mad Men Review: "The Rejected" Is a Routine Episode, But Betty Draper Has Joined The X-Men!

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

This was the most routine of the episodes so far this season. But afterwards, I learned where Betty Draper has gotten herself to. She's joined The X-Men!

James McAvoy Joins 'X-Men: First Class' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Scottish actor James McAvoy (Wanted, Atonement) is pairing up with British director Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, Kick-Ass) for the next iteration in th...

"Gossip Girl" Creator Writing "X-Men" Film

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Twentieth Century Fox is gearing up to continue its "X-Men" franchise with a younger set of mutants. Studio has tapped "Gossip Girl" creator Josh Sch...