"First Class" movie

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"First Class" movie

Post by The Drastic Spastic » Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:56 pm

I still haven't seen it. :shifty I started watching it but the download (cough) was such poor quality I gave up.
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Post by NachtcGleiskette » Fri Sep 09, 2011 3:17 pm

The Drastic Spastic wrote:I still haven't seen it. :shifty I started watching it but the download (cough) was such poor quality I gave up.
Well, today is your lucky day because it is officially out on DVD!! I'm heading out to get my copy ASAP.
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Post by Dedicatedfollower467 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:09 pm

Only just now coming back to this site to post my review.

Man, I LOVED this movie.

So much better than Origins!

I think the characters were spot-on, and frankly the movie made be fall in love with all the Xavier/Erik shippers. I nearly cried at the end; it was beautiful and amazing and reminded me how much I love Magneto. Favorite super villian/anti-hero of all time.

It was great. For a sequel I would love to see the "second class;" Xavier building his school and Erik building his army. There is a lot of room for world-traveling shenanigans and I would love to see them play into real historical events again.

Awesome, 4.5 out of 5 stars, go buy/rent the DVD! I will be!
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Post by Ult_Sm86 » Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:04 am

Forget RENT! I'm gonna BUY IT!

ON BLu-RAY TOO! JEEZ! I'm JUST THROWING MONEY at Fox/Marvel! :crazy
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Post by NachtcGleiskette » Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:13 pm

So I went to buy it the other day, I scoured Tims Square, probably the worst place on Earth to shop but it's where I was, and found it at Midtown Comics. Hooray! However, the DVD version did not include deleted scenes. Boo. And it was $30! What?! So, long story short, I did not buy it. I'll wait for it to hit the discount bin.

But I did manage to find a video including all the deleted scenes: http://video.yandex.ru/users/naurlas/view/3

Ps, the site is Russian. I find that oddly appropriate.
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Post by Indigo_Lady » Sat Sep 17, 2011 4:19 pm

I finally got a copy of the DVD (I get almost all my DVDs from Amazon)

I liked it a lot more than I thought I would. It's the first of the X-Men movies where the characters seemed a little bit more believable. Their responses were more natural. Some of the choices for a teams were a bit interesting, but after watching the extras, I can understand why. I also suppose this movie had a much larger budget. I remember Singer saying they couldn't show Kurt's tail all that often in X-2 because they didn't have the money for a lot of CGed scenes.

I agree that Emma Frost was the weak point. They intended to give her a "frosty" personality, (according to the DVD extras :urg) but I think the actress didn't pull it off at all. I also would have liked to see a bit more character development in the relationship between Xavier and Erik. I just didn't feel it as strongly as I thought I should. Otherwise I enjoyed the movie. Except for the opening of X-2, it was my favorite X-Men film so far. (Thankfully Singer was a producer and not the director. I've never felt he was that great, to be honest. The pacing was better in this movie.)

Favorite scenes - The cameo of Wolverine, the action with Azazel, the mutant kids - gee, acting like teenagers :) , and how Beast really grew a backbone after his regression. Did anyone notice how his voice was much more forceful? I always hear a strong voice in my head when comic Hank speaks.
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Post by NachtcGleiskette » Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:36 pm

Indigo_Lady wrote:
I agree that Emma Frost was the weak point. They intended to give her a "frosty" personality, (according to the DVD extras :urg) but I think the actress didn't pull it off at all.
I agree. I don't think she came off as frosty, she came off as complacent and bored.
Favorite scenes - The cameo of Wolverine, the action with Azazel, the mutant kids - gee, acting like teenagers :) ,
Agreed on all accounts!!
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