The first X-Men film in 1999 was the film that sparked this wave of superhero films that has dominated the worldwide box office for the past 15 years. The latest film in the series, X-Men: Days of Future Past, both wraps the up the seven film series and sets the stage for many, many more.
What is it about the x-men that make them so persistent? Why do audiences keep coming back for more of Wolverine’s clawing, Professor X’s brain-bending, and Magneto’s metal manipulating? What does Bryan Singer, the director of this latest film and the first two in the series, bring to the franchise? We tackle all these questions and more on the latest Reel Spirituality Podcast.