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Movie Review: "Astonishing X-Men: Gifted"



Taken from the critically lauded plot of the comic book series, Astonishing X-Men: Gifted doesn't feature your usual team of merry mutants.

Sure you've got Beast, Cyclops and Wolverine -- but unless you've been keeping up with the X-Men, you would probably be surprised to see Emma Frost (White Queen) and Kitty Pryde (Shadowcat) on the roster.













While this was a nice enough show (and very adult Marvel Knights fare), you can tell that it's part of a much larger story -- so that kind of limits its enjoyment as a standalone feature.

However, the interaction and banter between team members is priceless! (Thank you Joss Whedon.)

My final verdict is that it's still NICE TO WATCH!

QBF Rating: 3.5/5

PS: "Surprise" appearance by Colossus!

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