X-Men: Dark Phoenix Is Tribute to X-Women, Female Strength

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix Is Tribute to X-Women, Female Strength Last week was quite a big one for fans of the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix, since fans got their first look at the Dark Phoenix that consumes Sophie Turner’s Jean Grey character. We also learned about a huge twist that apparently comes halfway through the movie, along with more details about Jessica Chastain’s mystery character, who is an alien shapeshifter and not Lilandra, as previously believed. Writer-director Simon Kinberg, who makes his directorial debut with Dark Phoenix, revealed in a new interview that he wanted…

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Sophie Turner Teases “Gritty” Tone for X-Men: Dark Phoenix

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Sophie Turner Teases “Gritty” Tone for X-Men: Dark Phoenix Has the X-Men franchise learned from Apocalypse’s mistakes? The creative team seems to think so… A lot is riding on X-Men: Dark Phoenix, after the lackluster performance of X-Men: Apocalypse both critically and at the box office. Sophie Turner : Speaking to EW, actor Sophie Turner (Jean Grey), director Simon Kinberg, and producer Hutch Parker spoke about the differences between Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix, displaying an awareness that hopefully implies the franchise has learned from Apocalypse‘s mistakes. “I think we took our eye off what has always been the…

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Dark Phoenix director explains what went wrong with X-Men: Apocalypse

Dark Phoenix director explains what went wrong with X-Men: Apocalypse   Bigger isn’t always necessarily better, even when it comes to comic book movies. Although last year’s X-Men: Apocalypse brought in more than $543 million worldwide, the reviews weren’t kind and many fans were left unimpressed. Simon Kinberg, director of the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix, produced and wrote the script for Apocalypse, told Entertainment Weekly he knows where everything went wrong. “I think we took our eye off what has always been the bedrock of the franchise which is these characters,”…

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Amitabh Bachchan on Shashi Kapoor: He fondly addressed me as ‘babbua’

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Amitabh Bachchan on Shashi Kapoor: He fondly addressed me as ‘babbua’ In his blog, Amitabh Bachchan described a picture of Shashi Kapoor on a film magazine cover just before his Bollywood debut, and admitted that looking at the “terribly handsome” man, he thought he stood no chance in the industry. Iconic is the only word that comes to the mind when one thinks about Yash Chopra’s Deewar and its scene between two of India’s acting legends – Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor – where they wage a war of words and emotions with each other.…

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