Editorial: Fox meet Marvel

473 days ago | LRM Online

Fox’s treatment of Marvel properties is unacceptable.  There, I’ve established how I feel. Now, let’s run down why it’s so exciting that one day we may see them work with Marvel in a capacity similar to Sony. To put it bluntly, it feels like Fox is just in it for the money. I’m aware of how capitalism works, but the difference between someone who cares about what they are doing and someone rifling through your pockets is glaringly obvious. Many of you will disagree, but let’s take a peek back in time. We’ll begin with X-Men.

In 2000, a time before Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man film, X-Men was a triumph.  Not many people cared about the fact that Hugh Jackman looked nothing like the comic book version of Wolverine. It was just cool to see a man with claws tearing through stuff. But,


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Movies & TV

Jubilee (1978)
Rogue (2012)
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Elektra (2005)
Fantastic Four (2015)
Silver Surfer (1998)
X-2 (2003)
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Fresh (2012)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Deadpool (2016)
The Wolverine (2013)
X-Men: First Class (2011)
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Quicksilver (1986)
Chronicle (2012)
Whiplash (2014)
Jumper (2008)
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

People

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Michael Clarke Duncan
Jon Favreau
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Simon Kinberg
Zak Penn
Ryan Reynolds
Kevin Durand
Liev Schrieber
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Kevin Bacon
Jennifer Lawrence
Jordan
Will Smith
Josh Trank
Kate Mara
Miles Teller
Toby Kebbell
Mark Ruffalo