Movie Review - X Men: Apocalypse

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Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Alexandra Shipp,Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn and Lucas Till.

It seems like 'Days of the future past' came out last month; and yet another X-Men movie hits the theatres.
10 minutes into the movie, one simply can't decipher when is the movie based - Is it a sequel to 'First Class'? Or is it based after Logan's stint back in time in 'Days of the future past'? Or was that a pseudo reality? Sadly, it is a bit too much to digest, or maybe I just don't care anymore; But, yet again, I find myself in the front row, at 9 in the morning, on the first day itself.

This time out, the plot rotates around Professor X, who leads his X-men to war against the immortal Apocalypse, who is hell bent to 'cleanse' the world by destroying mankind (Surprise surprise). Add onto that a fair share of fancy new Mutants showcasing their prowess, along-with a more than decent package of intense one-liners, action, & humour.

One of the key highlights of X-MEN APOCALYPSE, is the minuscule screen time by an all favourite 'hero', which is worth rooting for; While you also get to witness some insight into the past of some legendary characters.

At the end of it all, the movie is a bit of a mess, but a reasonably entertaining one for which I give 3 Shors on 5.
There are some good moments to be found, but there are couple sequences that would make you whip your phone out; Reason enough to keep it from being great. Cheers.

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