Entries tagged with “James McAvoy”.

X-Men: First Class
Directed by Matthew Vaughn
Screenplay by Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn
Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Kevin Bacon, January Jones, Jennifer Lawrence

Fifth in production order but technically second in terms of continuity, X-Men: First Class, the latest feature starring Marvel Comics’ not-so-merry band of mutants, acts as a prequel to the first three X-pictures while running vaguely parallel to that Wolverine movie that stunk up theaters two summers ago.


William Shakespeare’s immortal Romeo and Juliet becomes Gnomeo & Juliet a decidedly forgettable animated comedy that won’t linger in the memory for a day, let alone five centuries.  Read my review at Film Journal.