Havok will be back in X-Men: Apocalypse

This just keeps gettin better!!!


Bryan Singer has confirmed that Lucas Till, who played Havok in X-Men: First Class and made a (very) small cameo on X-Men: Days of Future Past, will be back for X-Men: Apocalypse


This is amazing news. There’s a small question of the ageing up… Young Lucas Till will now be in the 80’s, that is, 20 years older than on X-Men: First Class. Other big (very big) question, is what will his relationship with Scott Summers be. On the comics Alex is Scott’s younger brother, but given that here Scott is a teenager and Alex will be pushing 40, I wonder how will they spin it.

Time in a Bottle

I had never heard this music before I saw X-Men: Days of Future Past, but I’m in love with it. If you already saw the movie, you’ll recognize it easily… BEST SCENE IN THE MOVIE! Quicksilver rocks!

Jim Croce – Time in a bottle (1973)

If I could save time in a bottle
The first thing that I’d like to do
Is to save every day ’til eternity passes away
Just to spend them with you

If I could make days last forever
If words could make wishes come true
I’d save every day like a treasure and then
Again, I would spend them with you

But there never seems to be enough time
To do the things you want to do once you find them
I’ve looked around enough to know
That you’re the one I want to go through time with

If I had a box just for wishes
And dreams that had never come true
The box would be empty except for the memory
Of how they were answered by you

But there never seems to be enough time
To do the things you want to do once you find them
I’ve looked around enough to know
That you’re the one I want to go through time with

Movie of the Week: X-Men – Days of Future Past

I just couldn’t wait for June 6th for the movie to premiere in Spain, so I took advantage of the fact that I was in Ireland for the weekend and went to see it last sunday! =D =D =D Although, I plan to watch it again once it premieres here in Spain…


I loved it! I always loved the time traveling stories in X-Men (animated series and comics), so it was great to see it on the big screen. I will probably drop some spoilers ahead, so if you want to avoid them, stop reading! So mainly, Wolverine has to get back to the past to stop Mystique from assassinating Trask, so that they won’t build Sentinels with her DNA that are capable of adapting to everything that’s thrown on them.

I love the 70’s era, it’s great to see the young actors portray the characters that we know and like so much. Although I was a little disappointed that they only showed Havoc for a brief scene and that he wasn’t anywhere to be seen later on, I do enjoy having a lot of Hank McCoy in the screen, because Beast is just awesome. James McAvoy totally stole the movie for me, I always knew that he was a great character, but bringing bitter and nasty Charles Xavier to life can’t have been an easy task. Amazing as well were all the scenes with Evan Peters as Quicksilver, specially the kitchen scene… you know what I mean!

But I have to be honest, the scene where I totally gasped was the totally nude Logan coming out of bed! Come on, how hot is Hugh Jackman?!

And how cool did Jennifer Lawrence looked in this movie?! And the fighting?! And so different from X-Men: First Class, right?


Equally great was seeing the future, however destructive it was, because it showed Kitty and Bobby as true leaders, it gave us Bishop (ohhh, I always loved Bishop) and a good Magneto. More importantly, it gave us Blink and Warpath – by the way, how much has Booboo Stewart grown, right? – , both of which I was amazed by! Not so cool was watching them die, several times… although Storm’s death was agonizing, I have to admit that seeing Iceman’s head roll over, or Colossus being torn in 2, was far far worse.


Luckily, Wolverine manages to do his job, Mystique doesn’t kill Trask, she stops Magneto, and everyone get along with lives. Bonus points to Mystique for fishing Wolverine out of the water impersonating Stryker. When he gets back o the future, there is no more war, no more Sentinels, just the institute, with everyone there. Bobby and Rogue (she lives, although mostly cut from the movie), Colossus and Kitty, Storm, Beast (in his Kelsey Grammer “suit”) and Jean, oh yeah, Jean Grey alive… and with her man… Scott Summers (I cried on this one, because I love Jean and Scott so much!)… and off course, Professor Xavier, who found them all, because he had “a promise to keep”!

X-Men: Channing Tatum to play Gambit

Hell NO!!! NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I can’t stress enough how disappointed I am with this casting confirmation for the upcoming X-Men movie! Hell no! What are you thinking, X-Men producers?!

Producer Lauren Shuler Donner confirmed the news at the London premiere of X-Men: Days Of Future Past, last Monday: “It’s Channing, yes, I’ll develop it with him.”. She say he would be perfect for the part because: “He’s a rogue, Channing. He’s a rascal just like Remy LeBeau. And he can handle the action, we all know that. And he’s got a really good heart, because I know him personally, I did a movie with him. So I think he’ll be great for Gambit. And he’s not from New Orleans but he is a Southerner – he understands that world – and you know Gambit loves New Orleans.

I’m seriously not happy about this casting choice. Look, I like Channing Tatum as much as the next girl, he’s kind of cute and funny and looks great without a shirt… none of these characteristics define Gambit! I would have been more satisfied if they brought back Taylor Kitsch, who played Gambit in (that really bad) X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Gambit and Rogue are two of my favorite X-Men, I loved them in the animated series back in the early 90’s and I loved them even more throughout the comics. I was seriously disappointed when back in 2000, Bryan Singer casted young Anna Paquin as Rogue, because as much as I love Anna Paquin and her Marie, she didn’t convey the image of the fierce and outspoken Rogue that I always knew. But now they are putting Tatum as the love of her life, presumably in the 80’s (meaning that the 2 characters won’t even meet), and that just doesn’t work for me….

Obviously, the X-Men are more than just the sum of its parts, and no matter who plays who, I know that all the upcoming movies will be great and I can’t wait to watch them. We’re just a few weeks away from X-Men: Days of Future Past, and I can’t wait!