Dark Phoenix Reviews

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December 7, 2020
The music by Hans Zimmer is a huge improvement over the last several X-Men chapters.
February 19, 2020
Turner delivers a solid performance as a young woman coming to grips with an unknown force, and James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender maintain the frenemy bond we've grown to love.
January 10, 2020
Dark Phoenix is a good superhero movie that people don't have faith in.
October 21, 2019
Dark Phoenix nonetheless remains an intriguing and affecting film, particularly in its curt commentary on power and parenting.
August 14, 2019
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...
August 8, 2019
As with the other films in this rebooted saga, once Fassbender's Magneto enters the story, it truly takes off.
August 1, 2019
Sophie Turner brings Jean on a fascinating emotional journey, infusing her with vulnerability, power and an increasing aura of danger.
July 18, 2019
it works on its own terms and deserves neither the critical scorn nor audience apathy it has received
July 16, 2019
Honoring its title, the film offers a refreshing grittiness and intensity to today's superhero fare. Uneven, but more than worth it. [Full review in Spanish]
July 3, 2019
Dark Phoenix's special effects were extremely well done especially on the mutants as even the smallest details were ascertainable to the naked eye.
June 21, 2019
It offers a pretty engaging story about how even the best of intentions can lead to deadly consequences.
June 18, 2019
[Balances] the action... with the relationships between the different characters, their dilemmas and internal conflicts. [Full review in Spanish]
June 17, 2019
Some of its themes might be obvious. Some of its direction might be surprisingly strong. Either way, it is entertaining.
June 15, 2019
Dark Phoenix may have smaller ambitions than its contemporaries, but it feels thoughtful and meditative in a way that left me moved when the credits rolled.
June 15, 2019
Just what you would expect from an "X-Men movie - interesting characters, great special effects and a world threatening plot.
June 14, 2019
Of course it's best not to make too much of this. It's just a movie about mutant superheroes and mutant or alien super-villains, after all...
June 14, 2019
[This] feels like a fitting end to the X-Men saga, delivering both exciting action sequences and powerful emotion that's strongly rooted in character.
June 13, 2019
Dark Phoenix still deserves to be celebrated on its own merits. It does bring a decent sense of closure, it excites on a visceral level, and it still manages - albeit on a smaller scale - to explore some weighty and relevant issues.
June 12, 2019
Here, a few sharply written scenes might have sufficed to clarify Jean's character, but she remains an icon in search of a personality.
June 12, 2019
The franchise never established the foundation needed to tell this story. That amongst other problems keeps it from being an emotional character journey and makes it yet another blockbuster spectacle that coasts on surface level entertainment value.
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