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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
James McAvoy
Michael Fassbender
Patrick Stewart
Ian McKellen
Jennifer Lawrence
Hugh Jackman
Shawn Ashmore
Anna Paquin
Ellen Page
Nicholas Hoult
Directors
Bryan Singer
Screenwriters
Simon Kinberg
Running Time
131 minutes

X-Men: Days Of Future Past
That ‘70s showdown


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X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Plot
In the year 2023, the weather is really, really bad and killer robots have hunted mutants to the point of extinction. Desperate, the X-Men zap Wolverine’s (Jackman) mind into his 1973 body. Can he change the course of history?


Verdict
The best X-Men film since the second one, this sequel/prequel/reboot trashes the ’70s with élan. Some of the massive cast struggle to register (there’s only a brief Storm), but what’s here is all good. We want X-Men: Apocalypse, now.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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