James McAvoy

X-Men: First Class

In the early 1960s, during the height of the Cold War, a mutant named Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) meets a fellow mutant named Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender). Despite their vastly different backgrounds -- Charles grew up with a wealthy family, while Erik lost his parents at Auschwitz -- the two become close friends. As the world teeters on the brink of a nuclear war, Charles and Erik with ot...[Read More]

X-Men: Apocalypse

Worshiped as a god since the dawn of civilization, the immortal Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) becomes the first and most powerful mutant. Awakening after thousands of years, he recruits the disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and other mutants to create a new world order. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Professor X (James McAvoy) and Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) lead a team of young X...[Read More]

X-Men: First Class – Theatrical Review

This is what the first X-Men should have been. That lone thought kept popping into my head as I sat through X-Men: First Class. The continuity has been jumbled with enough over the years that I could get over my qualms we wouldn’t get the original class that kicked things off from the books. The last two abominations of X-Men pictures did more than enough to hurt hopes that the series would ever b...[Read More]

Casting Couch – X-Men: First Class – UPDATED

The school mates for X-Men First Class continue to fill up desks.  The film is the product of Kick-Ass team of writer-director Matthew Vaughn (“Layer Cake“) and screenwriter Jane Goldman. Cast so far: Charles Xavier (Professor X): James McAvoy (“Wanted”) Eric Lensherr (Magneto): Michael Fassbender (“Inglourious Basterds”) Emma Frost: Alice Eve (“She’s Out Of My League”) Hank McCoy (Bea...[Read More]

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