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Mutant Cinema: The X-Men Trilogy from Comics to Screen
Since X-MEN first wowed audiences, it and its sequels have proven incredibly popular, paving the way for a wave of Hollywood comic-book adaptations. MUTANT CINEMA is the definitive, totally unauthorized study of the original movie trilogy, tracing its origins, history, and impact… from the very first issue of the comic book through the final moments of THE LAST STAND — and ...more
Kindle Edition, revised second edition, 297 pages
Published April 16th 2012 by Sequart Research & Literacy Organization
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It might be because of my own close brush with the X-Men films (back in the very beginning when the project was at Orion, after they had given up on the Conway/Thomas script -- too expensive -- and wanted something more modest) but this look at the first three X-Men films is rather thin gruel, although it does try to present the third film as something more than most perceive it as. X-Men Origins: Wolverine meanwhile gets glossed right over. Also adding to the fun of this book -- a distinct lack ...more
me gusta la serie from comics to screen de sequart. había leído ya el tomo que le dedicaron a batman begins y lo disfruté mucho. son libros minuciosos, detallistas; buscan no juzgar sino entender el proceso de adaptación --cómo se adapta un cómic a cine, qué interviene en esa adaptación, qué se pierde en la traducción. si a uno le interesan esas cosas muy específicas, pues este es un excelente lugar para comenzar.
Jul 25, 2016 Jdetrick rated it liked it · review of another edition
This is a very straightforward book, which looks at the original X-Men film trilogy and how those movies relate to their comic inspirations. The problem is that the book is so very dry....there's no real personality in the writing, and it becomes simply a recitation of facts and issue numbers. If you know the comics, there's not going to be very much that's new here.