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-Men to stop their seemingly invincible nemesis from destroying mankind
- The acting was excellent , the stand out performances came from Sophie Turner (Jean Grey) and James McAvoy (Charles Xavier)
- It had a huge ,star studded cast , but all the characters was used expertly ,nothing felt forced .
- Filled with eye-popping special effects and exquisite action scenes .
- The story-line was abit predictable .
X-men: Apocalypse was a fantastic movie , but when compared to the previous movies in the X-men trilogy , ‘First class’ and ‘Days of future past’ , it falls flat . It lacks the emotional connection and character depth of the last 2 movies . Erik Lensherr/Magneto ,who was a pivotal character in the previous films was not fully utilized and was basically relegated to the role of a henchman.
X-men: Apocalypse was not ,however, full of negatives . It did have a fresh original story-line and the addition of characters such as Jean Grey and Scott Summers/Cyclops will excite fans of the series . The seemingly unstoppable villain Apocalypse , who sees himself as a god , was portrayed expertly . The action sequences and visual effects were splendid .
This is not the best X-men movie but it is definitely worth watching .
3 out 5