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Film Review: X2 (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President’s life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces. REVIEW: Coming off the highly successful debut X-men release (I actually paid to see it in the theatres 3X), arrives this worthy and rather visually exiting follow up X2. You might even ...

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 17

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Snikt! The Wolverine brings the merry Marvel mutants back to the forefront with the second solo outing for Hugh Jackman as Logan. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen recap and discuss the film, the cast and the director, James Mangold. After the review, screenwriter (and HorrorNews.Net Manager) Mike Joy joins the grue-crew to discuss his upcoming film, DEAD afterlife. ...

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Film Review: X-Men (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers. REVIEW: With the arrival of the “X-men” onto screen came a wave of hero-focused films. However it’s seeing the X-men on the big screen that was the defining moment for me. I had grown up reading the ...

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Game Review: X-Men: Destiny

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X-Men: Destiny Release Date: September 27, 2011 Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS Publisher: Activision Developer: Silicon Knights Genre: Action RPG X-Men: Destiny follows the story of one of three mutants new to the hero business. Aimi Yoshida is a mutant refugee from Japan. Adrian Luca is the son of a anti-mutant advocate, and he must therefore keep ...

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Film Review: X-Men: First Class (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between ...

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Film Review: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: This action-packed prequel to the popular X-Men films explores Marvel Comics character Wolverine’s (Hugh Jackman) past and the events that influenced the mutant before the Weapon X program bonded his skeleton with the powerfully strong metal alloy adamantium. After the death of his girlfriend, Wolverine seeks vengeance against supervillain Victor Creed (Liev Schreiber). Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston and Lynn ...

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Film Review: Wolverine and the X-men: Fate of the Future (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: WOLVERINE and the X-MEN race through time to regain control of their destiny in Volume 4: FATE OF THE FUTURE. Evil attempts to rewrite the past, and the mutant heroes must prevent a perilous future in these five time-bending episodes. History repeats itself when Wolverine’s past resurfaces, forcing him to repay old debts in “Stolen Lives.” In “Code of ...

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Horror Gossip: 08.21.10

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Shamrocks & Shenanigans to all of you..my acolytes. All of you who worship & praise at the altar of The Black Saint. I am just about fully recovered from the abomination called “The Last Exorcism” & I am ready to bash all of you over the head with bits of news from what the late, great Forrest J. Ackerman called ...

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