James McCavoy

Dog’s Movie House: “X-Men: Apocalypse” Dense But Entertaining Superhero Epic!



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James McCavoy as Xavier in "X-Men: Apocalypse"

James McCavoy as Xavier in “X-Men: Apocalypse”



Director Bryan Singer helped usher in the modern era of comic book filmmaking with the original “X-Men” way back in 2000.  Since then the franchise has continued to perform in a very strong manner with its most recent entry “Deadpool” becoming the most successful R-rated film of all time.  Now after the success of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” Singer and company have tackled another popular storyline in the mutant comic series: The All-Powerful mutant Apocalypse and his Four Horseman.  The result an extremely entertaining, somewhat dense comic film that sets up future installments without sacrificing the onscreen story. Continue reading