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Friday, December 11, 2015

X-Men Apocalypse Trailer 12/11/2015


About the trailer
    • U.S. Release Date - December 11, 2015
    • Runtime - 2 minutes, 33 seconds
    • Official Synopsis - Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.
    • Director - Bryan Singer
Review
Today, we got a new trailer for the upcoming X-Men movie subtitled Apocalypse. We get more information on the plot of the movie as well as the introduction of more familiar characters along with a few that are not in the realm in the traditional characters. The plot of the movie follows the return of Apocalypse, the first mutant in the history of the planet. With him come his four horsemen who were given powers from him with the remaining mutants getting powers as derivatives of his powers. The story continues as a further divide occurs with Magneto being disillusioned with his powers and joining Apocalypse and Professor X and other X-Men joining the cause to protect humanity and fight against Apocalypse. With this film we see the introduction of Jean Grey, Cyclops and Nightcrawler who were previously missing from the new X-Men films as well as the addition of new mutants like Psylocke and Havok. Finally, the trailer closes with the familiar look of Professor X being bald and in a more serious tone so it seems we get the origin story of his more familiar role (or at least this iteration of his role) in the X-Men universe.