“X-Men: Days Of Future Past” Trailer: Kind of Disappointing [VIDEO]

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X-Men Days of Future Past Trailer

This will probably be the last trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, and there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that this trailer offers the best look yet at the Sentinels–those being the death-dealing robots who are sent out to kill mutants and end up going all Skynet and wiping out the human race. The bad news is that this trailer (which offers more footage than we’ve seen before) shows that the movie is stepping pretty far from the original “Days of Future Past” storyline as told in the comics.

We’re not just being geeks in complaining about this. The original “Days of Future Past” arc was the story that turned X-Men into one of the decade’s hottest comics. It’s a really great plot, and was exactly the twist that the X-Men franchise needed. Staying true to the comic would’ve allowed X-Men: Days of Future Past to feature plenty of mutants without becoming a crowded mess like X-Men 3.

It looks like this movie is throwing out the stark greatness of the comics to become yet another superhero movie. Yeah, it’s nice to see Quicksilver in action (besides in a hamburger commercial), and the Sentinels are cool, but this may not be the gritty X-Men movie that we really wanted. But, yeah, we’ll be there on opening day. Check out the trailer and see how you’re feeling about it…

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