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‘Dark Phoenix’ Seems to Suck! Five Alternatives to Experience the Iconic Tale

So, late last night the first reviews for Fox’s last installment in their X-Men franchise, Dark Phoenix, hit the internet. With the Disney acquisition, multiple release delays, and (once again) an obvious avoidance of the source material, it comes as no surprise that the Rotten Tomatoes score is as bad as it is. I have not seen the film yet, so I can’t bash it fairly. However, for fans of the Fox franchise, fans of the characters, and anyone just curious about the story of the Phoenix, I wanted to provide a list of some alternatives to experience the real deal! 1: Epic History X-Men: If you just want to get the gist of the story then your best bet would be to check out Comicbookgirl19’s Youtube documentaries, Epic History X-Men Volume’s 2 and 3. She does a FANTASTIC job of providing an easy to follow narrative of the comic’s story, includes wonderful voice-over using panels from the issues, and brings her own love for the story and the franchise to the projects. Recently, she …

‘Dark Phoenix’ Final Trailer- Oh Boy…

Fox Studios dropped the FINAL trailer for Dark Phoenix yesterday and, well, it is what it is? I do not understand how you can F%##$ up an iconic and legendary comic story such as this. Well, even more mind boggling is how you can goof it twice! I wanted to give this movie the benefit of the doubt. After all, I have been a fan of other non-accurate adaptations of this franchise in the past! Maybe it’s the total flop that was Apocalypse,  maybe it was the completion of the Disney/Fox deal, or maybe it was those damn cheap looking costumes shown in the first trailer, I don’t know! I just know that rather than anger or disapproval of what I have seen I actually just do not care. Seeing the final trailer yesterday gave me no emotions. I saw what I saw and went back to my bagel without another thought. In my opinion, this is worse than hating something. We all know of movies so bad that we love them! However, this looks …