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June 6, 2019

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Dark Phoenix | Simon Kinberg

June 6, 2019

As well all know, 20th Century Fox has been purchased by Disney, and the X-Men are now under new management, presumably to be re-exploited and re-integrated into the larger whole at some point.  After not merely 6 previous films (11 if you count the Wolverine and Deadpool standalones) but dozens of other superhero movies and the continued dominance of the MCU, the series comes to an ignominious close both due to creative exhaustion and corporate hegemony. Dark Phoenix not only…

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