X-Men Apocalypse – The Journey Traversed

It has been a long journey for the X-Men franchise. The ninth movie in the franchise is its last, and fans everywhere are waiting with a bittersweet agony .The May 19th release is one of the most anticipated movies in the superhero universe!

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The Advent of X-Men

Inspired by the comic book characters created by the legendary Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the X-Men is about mutants, the so-called next step in human evolution. Everyone from die hard loyalists to first-time watchers have been treated to a franchise that has delivered consistently.

X-Men in the Decade 2000-2010

  • The first movie released in 2000. We see Magneto lead the Brotherhood of Mutants, a rebel faction within the mutant community who are at odds with Professor Xavier’s followers..
  • In the movie X2 screened in 2003, Colonel William Stryker aims at neutralizing mutants by injecting them with the spinal fluid of his mutant son. He uses Cerebro to help him with this mission.
  • The Last Stand , released in 2006, sees the conflict between Magneto and Professor Charles X-avier finally come to a head in a dramatic stand-off between Wolverine and Jean Gray.

X-Men in the recent past

  • X-Men -First Class is a prequel set in 1962 that takes us through the origin stories of Magneto, Professor X, Mystique, Beast and others.
  • Wolverine and Deadpool screened in 2013 and 2016 respectively are spin-offs  that delve into the origin stories of The Wolverine/Logan and Deadpool.
  • In Days of the Future Past, Wolverine travels to the past to stop a murder to save the human race.

Apocalypse – The Future

The ninth movie in this series awakens a long lost God who deems that humanity be destroyed. Save up your data to watch the the X-Men Apocalypse full movie online!

Captain America: Civil War Preview

Civil War is the upcoming movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Three. It’s the thirteenth movie in the MCU and the third Captain America movie. It is directed by Joe and Anthony Russo under the banner of Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios. The characters in the universe are based on the Marvel Comics, and the movie utilizes an ensemble cast including the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and more. The movie pitches Iron Man and Captain America against each other as they have different views regarding the government’s act to regulate superhuman activity. The rest of the Avengers and new superheroes such as Black Panther and Spiderman also form factions as the Civil War breaks out. Captain America: Civil War online publicity campaign is working effectively.

Cast

hris Evans plays Captain America, who is leading a faction of superheroes who oppose the government act. Robert Downey Jr. plays Iron Man who, after the events of Age of Ultron, believes that it’s time superheroes answer to authority. Scarlett Johansson plays the character of Black Widow, who aligns with Tony Stark despite having former allegiance with Steve Rogers. Sebastian Stan portrays the character of Winter Soldier. Anthony Mackie reprises his role as Falcon, who remains loyal to Steve Rogers as the Avengers split. Emily VanCamp plays Sharon Carter aka Agent 13, who is rumored to play the Captain’s love interest in the Civil War movie. Don Cheadle also features in the movie as War Machine, who operates the War.

Machine suit, just like Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit. Jeremy Renner reprises his role as Hawkeye and is siding with Captain America in this dispute and so is Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man. Chadwick Boseman will be making his debut in the MCU as he is set to portray Black Panther. This will be the first appearance of Black Panther in the movies, and although he is believed to be the undecided vote in this dispute, he will be on Tony Stark’s side. Paul Bettany will be reprising the android Vision and his allegiance lies with Iron Man. Elizabeth Olsen will also reprise her role from the Age of Ultron, and her loyalties seem to lie with Captain America. Another wildcard character in the movie will be Tom Holland’s Spiderman.

Box Office

Captain America: Civil War full movie is scheduled to be released on April 29th in 3D and IMAX 3D, and the movie’s marketing campaign has been continuously increasing. However, the film is being marketed as the third and the final Captain America story instead of being another Avengers movie. It is expected to rake in over $500 million and become one of the highest-grossing MCU movies so far. In fact, the cable rights for the film to be aired two years after its release have already been sold so that the fans will be able to watch Captain America: Civil War full movie. However, no company has bought its streaming rights, so Captain America: Civil War stream is undecided.