Dark Phoenix

critic Reviews

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  • Dark Phoenix ends an era of the X-Men franchise by taking a second stab at adapting a classic comics arc -- with deeply disappointing results.
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    Rebecca LewisMetro (UK)
    Maybe we would have been better off having a Dark Phoenix film a la Logan, one that doesn't rely on older characters and would have opened up further the world of Jean, Scott and their friends.
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    Josh WildingComicBookMovie.com
    Dark Phoenix is the final nail in the X-Men franchise's coffin, and it's now up to Marvel Studios to resurrect it. It has its good points and you'll find moments to enjoy, but this is ultimately too average to matter.
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    Kate RodgerNewshub (NZ)
    It's not offensively bad, it's just not that great.
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    Nicolás DelgadilloCultured Vultures
    Dark Phoenix certainly isn't the worst of the ever inconsistent X-Men franchise, but it's still an extraordinarily unsatisfying and lackluster finale to the series.
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    Katherine MonkEx-Press.com
    It's an uncomfortable place to be, because we crave easy judgments fuelled by emotional certainty. Yet, if there's one thing living in the Jean Grey zone for two hours accomplishes, it's holding up the looking glass to our splintered moment in time...
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    Gary DowellDark Horizons
    ...fans will have to settle for (re-)reading the comics, (re-) watching the 1990s animated series adaptation, and dreaming of what could have been.
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    Edwin ArnaudinAsheville Movies
    As with the other films in this rebooted saga, once Fassbender's Magneto enters the story, it truly takes off.
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    Sean KeaneCNET
    Sophie Turner brings Jean on a fascinating emotional journey, infusing her with vulnerability, power and an increasing aura of danger.
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    Deirdre Molumbyentertainment.ie
    Painfully conventional and terribly dull, at least this will be the last film in the current series.
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    James KendrickQ Network Film Desk
    it works on its own terms and deserves neither the critical scorn nor audience apathy it has received
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