FOX from X-Men to Dark Phoenix: A Filmography Retrospective

Before the end of it’s opening weekend, Dark Phoenix was declared a financial and critical failure. Rather than add my voice to the many astute reviews, however, I chose to look back at the FOX X-Men franchise. What made one of the strong first steps of the modern superhero wave end in such a whimper? What can we learn from the franchise’s approach at each stage?


See my full retrospective below.


Fox's X-Men: A Retrospective

Michael Critzer

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