Dark Phoenix Reviews

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November 20, 2020
The X-Men franchise limps to a conclusion with this lifeless entry that finds director Simon Kinberg in over his head.
November 11, 2020
The spectacle is entertaining, up to a point, but even the digital wizardry wears thin, and Dark Phoenix turns into a standard-brand miasma of explosions, collisions and swirling force fields.
September 25, 2020
What could've been a poignant, epic conclusion to a lengthy franchise ends up being an unmemorable spectacle that's a quick payday for those involved.
September 5, 2020
I'm fairly sure at some point I mumbled 'We get the point already!'
August 20, 2020
Close to non-existing action, it's incredible that at this point in the superhero genre, we still get floppy films like this one. [Full review in Spanish]
August 16, 2020
A dull snooze lacking spectacle, it does the unthinkable and makes 2006's much-maligned X-Men: The Last Stand look marginally better in retrospect.
July 31, 2020
It's a dull superhero movie out of the bunch, a rushed product that never escapes the bland. [Full review in Spanish]
July 27, 2020
All in all, the franchise has petered out with a film that is neither its best nor worst entry.
July 24, 2020
It's too much story to tell in one chapter while also trying to wrap up two decades worth of material. The Phoenix storyline should have been built over the past few installments, rather than cramming it all here at the end.
July 8, 2020
Dark Phoenix shows a franchise that has run out of gas.
July 2, 2020
One or two entertaining moments, but there's nothing new left for this reboot.
June 29, 2020
Overall, it's like X-Men knew it's a far third in terms of superhero franchises and just stopped trying with this movie.
June 28, 2020
While this time around the filmmakers are able to flesh the tale out more and give it the attention it deserves, they still don't quite give it its due.
May 21, 2020
It was boring.
May 21, 2020
This movie was very inconsequential.
January 29, 2020
The action scenes are by far the best part. Some of them are genuinely exciting. But there aren't nearly enough. It's mostly just boring talk about destiny, punctuated by zero jokes.
January 21, 2020
But the dour, lifeless tone of the film is so pervasive that it undercuts all sense of joy.
January 10, 2020
X-Men: Dark Phoenix chronicles the last hurrah of the current cast with an ending that fits the franchise completely - with clunkiness, entertaining highs and forgettable lows.
November 22, 2019
It's an ignominious end to a once-great franchise and a once-proud studio.
September 29, 2019
Dark Phoenix seemed to be really phoned in - with several aspects. It could have been so good, but it fell flat. And put me to sleep.
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