Finally, after more than a decade, audiences could say the “Dark Phoenix” storyline was over, or so we thought.
As we approach the end of Fox’s tenure in charge of the X-Men, it seems like a good time to take a look back at how they have addressed continuity over 12 films and almost two decades.
‘Dark Phoenix’ not only had a worse opening weekend than X-Men: The Last Stand or X-Men: Apocalypse, it opened worse than every other film in its franchise (yes, that’s including X-Men Origins: Wolverine).
By Anna Swanson
By sacrificing style for the sake of safety, the X-Men film series ends with a whimper.
The era of the 20th Century Fox-men (sorry, not sorry) is over. Celebrate as you see fit.
The most beloved comic book storyline gets another swing at the cinematic plate.
By Farah Cheded
Now that our watch has ended, we can look forward to seeing our favorite Game of Thrones cast-members in all these exciting future projects.
The revamped X-Men series once used its period setting as a way to tell its story, but this effect has dwindled with each new installment.