With the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past just around the corner, Cinema Sins checks off all the problems with the first appearance of lil' Xavier and Magneto, wisely not forgetting to include the best bit.
Are superpowers a blessing or a curse? Are mutants more like ethnic minorities, or queer people? For too long, TV shows and movies have been asking these same old questions, without really finding any interesting answers.
The already-extraordinary X-Men have gained a new ability: the mutant power to dispense loot. Players of social game Mafia Wars can look out for "loot to heighten your defenses like Magneto and strengthen your attack like Beast!" thanks to X-Men: First Class. [Mafia Wars]
Holy crap, it is on. The guitar-saturated trailer for X-Men: First Class issues a bold challenge to Green Lantern, Captain America and Thor to raise their game. And the Kennedy-era setting actually adds a whole new layer of coolness to the whole affair. But what do you think? [via Facebook]