Trailer: X-Men: Days of Future Past

Though I think it was kind of douchey for Bryan Singer to take back the franchise he killed from Matthew Vaughn, the man who revitalized it with X Men: First Class, Days of Future Past looks promising.

With the help of Picard and Gandalf’s narration, Hugh Jackman’s bare chest and Jennifer Lawrence’s tears, Singer may successfully Febreze away the stench of X Men: The Last Stand.

Jennifer Lawrence Lost Weight to Play Mystique?

Jennifer Lawrence mystique new x menFlog and chastise me all you want for talking about Jennifer Lawrence‘s weight, but I’m one of the good guys. I talk about it because I can’t believe people actually think she’s “overweight” or big in any way and aren’t just saying it to be mean. (Need I remind you of formerly respected New York Times film critic Manohla Dargis, who wondered why Lawrence and her “womanly figure” were cast as starving Katniss Everdeen.)

The internet is abuzz after X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer tweeted a photo of naked J-Law back in the blue Mystique paint she last donned in 2011.

Everyone’s like “Oh my god, she lost weight, the criticism is getting to her.” OR it’s because she just went through a breakup (with First Class co-star Nicholas Hoult).  Continue reading “Jennifer Lawrence Lost Weight to Play Mystique?”

Halle Berry Forces Short Hair on Her ‘X-Men’ Mutant

Halle Berry Days of future past Returning X-Men/X2 director Bryan Singer’s latest peek into X-Men: Days of Future Past is a look at Halle Berry as Storm, or rather, a look at Halle Berry’s hair, as there’s nothing fantastic or unique about her outfit.

If Storm’s hair has to be short because Halle Berry has short hair in real life, is her character also pregnant now? Berry herself addressed the dangers of filming Singer’s action-heavy movie with child. From JoBlo:

“Storm probably won’t be as badass as she was going to be because we won’t be able to do any fighting or flying or things like that. She’ll be different than we originally planned her to be.”

No fighting. No flying. No Zeus baby clutching lightning bolts in the ultrasound. No fun at all.  Continue reading “Halle Berry Forces Short Hair on Her ‘X-Men’ Mutant”