Reaching the Limit with Comic Book Movies

Movies: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Warning: This review is full of spoilers for movies old and new.

The folks making comic book movies these days are running into an inflation problem. They all want to make their movie bigger and better than the previous one. This means that, dramatically speaking, the stakes have been getting higher and higher and, visually speaking, the special effects have been getting more and more eye-popping and mind-boggling.

Unfortunately, there is an upper limit on both.

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