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X-Men (Limited Edition Steelbook)

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Barnes & Noble - Tony Nigro
From uncanny in the comics to action blockbuster at the box office, the mutant superhero group the X-Men serve their audience well in this live-action adaptation directed by Bryan Singer The Usual Suspects. Highly anticipated by fans for years -- the comics date back to the 1960s -- the film intelligently tackles the comics' common themes of racism, immigration, and identity, with the aid of a crackerjack ensemble cast. Patrick Stewart,...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Tony Nigro
From uncanny in the comics to action blockbuster at the box office, the mutant superhero group the X-Men serve their audience well in this live-action adaptation directed by Bryan Singer The Usual Suspects. Highly anticipated by fans for years -- the comics date back to the 1960s -- the film intelligently tackles the comics' common themes of racism, immigration, and identity, with the aid of a crackerjack ensemble cast. Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, James Marsden, and adorable Anna Paquin are regarded as outsiders both by humans and by their own mutant race. Chronicling the beginnings of professor Xavier's super-powered X-students who flaunt super costumes to match, the battle focuses on sinister primary foe Magneto Ian McKellen, with his mutant minions, played by Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and Ray Park a.k.a. Darth Maul at his side. A George Wallace-like senator Bruce Davison launching a campaign against mutantkind only complicates things for our heroes, but provides for some good character drama, a tactic that has always made the X-Men comics as super as they are. Singer's stylish direction handles the action well and with a bit less silliness than other recent comic-book adaptations, while X-Men creator and all-around comic legend Stan Lee cuts the mustard in a fine cameo as a hot-dog vendor. The X-ceptional 1.5 DVD features an Enhanced Viewing Mode, incorporating more than 60 extra minutes of behind-the -scenes footage and previously deleted material.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/2/2013
  • EAN: 5039036056472
  • Source: Imports
  • Format: Blu-ray

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hugh Jackman Wolverine
Patrick Stewart Prof. Charles Xavier
Ian McKellen Magneto
Famke Janssen Jean Grey
James Marsden Cyclops
Halle Berry Storm
Anna Paquin Rogue
Tyler Mane Sabretooth
Ray Park The Toad
Rebecca Romijn Mystique
Bruce Davison Senator Kelly
Matthew Sharp Henry Guyrich
Brett Morris Young Magneto
Alex Burton John
Technical Credits
Bryan Singer Director
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