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Why Bad Reviews Don’t Stop Me from Watching X-Men: Apocalypse

Rotten tomatoes rated X-Men: Apocalypse, the latest installment of X-Men universe, rotten,with only 49 percent of approval.Critics’ consensus in the website mentioned that the movie had wasted several “strong performers” and “resonant themes.”
Meanwhile, Metacritic gave a mixed review for X-Men: Apocalypse witha 52 Metascore,making the movie to be the lowest rated of the X-Men movie adaptation since X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), which hasa 58 Metascore.An X-Men movie which is even worse than The Last Stand? How bad can it be?

Apocalyptic reviews have indeed slammed Bryan Singer’s latest take on X-Men. However, I still went and watched the movie last night. I was satisfied. love it. And I want more …


X-Men: Apocalypse is set 10 years after Magneto’s attack to the White House in the acclaimed movie X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), which was also directed by Singer. In Apocalypse, Charles Xavier aka Professor X (James McAvoy) has finally started his School for Gifted Youngsters. Along w…