Thursday May 16, 2024

X-Men 2 (2003) - Mutant Rewatch

Join us as we revisit all of the 20th Century Fox X-Men-related films to prepare for Logan’s return in Deadpool and Wolverine.

Held up as one of the best comic book adaptations, does X-Men 2 (or X2) still hold up in 2024? Listen as Ashley, Ciaran and Dylan discuss the film, talk about the new mutants introduced like Nightcrawler and question why the film had to end that way.

X-Men 2 (2003)
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Screenplay by: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, David Hayter
Story by: Zak Penn, David Hayter, Bryan Singer
Based on X-Men by: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, Bruce Davison, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Kelly Hu, Anna Paquin

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Ciaran Marchant:

All-New Marvel Cast Credits:
Original music: Savfk (
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Additional sounds and edit by Dylan Blight
Art by: Dylan Blight (images from Marvel films)

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