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Before we examine the debut trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, which hit the web this week, a confession: I have never had any real fondness for any of these movies. While some consider the first two, Bryan Singer-directed, X-Men films to have ushered in the current era of high-quality superhero flicks, I would argue that they represent everything that's wrong with the worst of comic book adaptations: too many spandex-sporting titans with too little screen time and not enough dialogue to make them stand out from the crowd.
20th Century Fox has always struggled to live up to the standards set by Marvel and the best of the Warner Bros and Sony superhero flicks. Brett Ratner's 2006 entry