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Newest 'X-Men' best film of the summer so far
James McAvoy, left, and Patrick Stewart portray younger and older versions of Professor Charles Xavier in “X-Men” Days of Future Past.” The newest film in the Marvel comic book franchise.
Each year, critics and fanboys eventually start arguing over which summer blockbuster is the best of the season. It’s probably too early to start that conversation, but it’s unlikely any other major summer release will equal “X-Men: Days of Future Past” for screenwriting craft, characterization or complexity. It is an astoundingly entertaining yet thoughtful movie.