X-Men Movies Thread

Features, Shorts, Live-Action and Direct-To-Video
Animated Views Staff
Animated Views Staff
Posts: 5170
Joined: February 8th, 2005, 5:54 pm
Location: The US of A

Re: X-Men Movies Thread

Postby Dacey » October 27th, 2018, 3:35 pm

Because they are still X-Men films with X-Men characters in them, even though they more or less exist in "their own universe."
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift--that is why it's called the present."

AV Forum Member
AV Forum Member
Posts: 2980
Joined: September 27th, 2007, 3:06 pm

Re: X-Men Movies Thread

Postby EricJ » November 9th, 2018, 7:36 pm

EricJ wrote:Since rumors suspect Fox needed the 21st/Christmas slot to "compete" with Sony's Spider-Verse movie, by releasing...(drumroll)...a PG-13 re-release cut of Deadpool 2! Now kid-friendly!
(All we have is an untitled Fox slot and an ambiguously ironic Ryan Reynolds Tweet to go by, but the motive and circumstantial evidence is overwhelming.)


And now we have details that Reynolds' Tweet wasn't ironic, and Fox's strategic last-ditch PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2 actually WILL be a "Princess Bride story-time parody":
https://therealstanlee.com/entertainmen ... ext-month/

It's only a limited-time stunt, as Fox has already learned Disney's lessons about theatrical re-releases in the Blu-ray era.