x-men: apocalypse

Here's Where That Taylor Swift In 'X-Men' Rumor Began

As if she hasn't already made enough of a mark in the entertainment industry, there are whispers that Taylor Swift will join the X-Men franchise. Nothing is official, of course, but the rumor is worth paying attention to. And that's because it can be…
By Alexis Rhiannon

The Next 'X-Men' Movie Could Be The Best One Yet

Say the name Dark Phoenix to any X-Men fan, and you are bound to get an intense reaction. The Dark Phoenix Saga is one of the most famous comic book arcs of all time, and now, according to Entertainment Weekly, X-Men: Dark Phoenix is coming to the bi…
By Sabienna Bowman

Useful Lessons I've Learned From Having Threesomes

Despite the fact that I've had several threesomes in several different configurations over the years, I've been afraid, up until now, to write about my experiences with them. I came out as non-monogamous a few months ago, so you'd think that would ha…
By Rachel Krantz

Sophie Turner May Have Spoiled The Next 'X-Men'

Sophie Turner seemed to be in the perfect mood for spilling the beans on Sunday night on the red carpet of the British Academy Film Awards. For most people, the highlight of her very revealing interview with HeyUGuys will undoubtedly be the revelatio…
By Jefferson Grubbs

11 Last-Minute Gifts For Superhero Fans

With caped crusaders dominating pop culture in 2016 with movies like Suicide Squad, Doctor Strange, and X-Men: Apocalypse, then on television with Luke Cage, Supergirl, and Gotham to name a few — it's clearer than ever that people love superheroes. W…
By Leah Thomas

Couples Costume Ideas From Your Fave 2016 Flicks

Halloween may be more than a month away but it's never too early to start thinking about what your elaborate, on-point Halloween costume will be. Whether you're flying solo, hanging with bae, or in a squad, the best places to find costume inspo are f…
By Allie Gemmill

Mr. Sinister Lives Up To His Name

Just about everyone knows that these days, if you watch a superhero movie, you're going to want to sit through the credits because the movie usually doesn't end when the credits roll. The latest X-Men film, X-Men: Apocalypse, was no exception to this…
By Johnny Brayson

Essex Corp Could Be The Next X-Men Villain

Audience members might have been a bit confused by the X-Men: Apocalypse post-credits scene, which introduces the Essex Corp. The scene takes us back to the Alkali Lake facility, where Stryker had taken Mystique and others, and Jean, Scott, and Night…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Why A Storm Spinoff Would Be Perfect

When Halle Berry first played Storm in the original X-Men trilogy, some fans, like myself, felt she was somewhat of a letdown. We were used to a Storm that was outspoken, powerful, and most of all, confident, not like Berry's Storm, who seemed timid …
By Casey Cipriani

'X-Men: Apocalypse' Should Have Skipped This Trope

Every superhero has his or her reasons for taking action, joining the fight, or taking the steps to becoming a good guy. Very often, however, those reasons come as the result of a tired, sexist trope called "fridging," where the death of a female cha…
By Casey Cipriani

'X-Men: Apocalypse' Sidelines Non-White Characters

The X-Men franchise has spawned six films, not including the various spinoffs and solo movies, and yet to me, they seem like they've all been pretty much about the same thing: two white men — and their primarily white allies — fighting. Seriously, ev…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

The Women Are The Heroes In 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

With the comic book movie genre's ongoing issue of female representation, it's easy to forget that one superhero brand has been pretty inclusive all along. The X-Men, since their initial appearance in Bryan Singer's 2000 film, have always featured su…
By Casey Cipriani

Magneto's Real Power Is Procreation

There are a lot of characters in the X-Men movie franchise. X-Men: Apocalypse alone features eight returning characters, four new X-Men recruits, and four new villains. And that's just the main cast. Obviously, there are a lot of colorful personaliti…
By Johnny Brayson

William Stryker Is Back In 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

For all the good Wolverine did when he went back in time to save the world in X-Men: Days of Future Past, one baddie he couldn't keep from existing was William Stryker. Stryker, who has been a character in the X-Men films since his debut in 2003's X2…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Wolverine's Captivity Is Just The Beginning

By now, most fans already know that Wolverine does make a cameo in X-Men: Apocalypse. Unlike his appearance in X-Men: Days of Future Past, this time Wolverine doesn't really play a huge part in the plot, nor does he show up to alter the timeline and …
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

'X-Men' Wraps Things Up In A Big Way

X-Men: Apocalypse is not only the latest X-Men movie, but the latest in a string of huge superhero movies featuring comics characters. Apocalypse has many of the same ingredients as the other movies, with a large number of characters played by A-list…
By Allie Funk

Exploring 'X-Men's "Sinister" Essex Corp Scene

If you decided to stick through the long credits of X-Men: Apocalypse, you should've encountered something highly interesting: a post-credits scene that revealed a briefcase branded with an Essex Corp logo. As the movie shows, there is a vial of Weap…
By KT Hawbaker

Quicksilver's Mom Continues To Be A Mystery

Unlike the family trees of some superhero characters, there don't seem to be any clean endings when it comes to the familial relationships between X-Men's Quicksilver and his parents. As the Marvel comics and movies show, the mutant's family relation…
By KT Hawbaker

Quicksilver Delivers An Epic 'Apocalypse' Scene

Quicksilver is back. After stealing the spotlight with his show-stopping action sequence in X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver just had to come back in X-Men: Apocalypse, and he doesn't disappoint. Fans of the X-Men will remember that though Qui…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

The Next 'X-Men' Movie Could Be So Crazy

X-Men: Apocalypse could be the last X-Men movie as you know it. With actors' contracts up for negotiations and the fate of some characters unknown, the next round of X-Men movies will likely take the story of the reboot in a very different direction.…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong