Legion: the lack of Professor X is “not a rights issue”

Noah Hawley, the creator and showrunner of Fox’s mind-melting Legion TV series, has spoken about the lack of Professor X in this X-Men-adjacent show. Fans of the comics will know that Dan Stevens’ David Haller is the son of Charles Xavier, the founder of the X-Men, who is portrayed on film by Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy. There … >

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants both delayed

X-Men: Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants, two upcoming mutant-stuffed Marvel movies from 20th Century Fox, have been delayed. When they were first announced, both of these movies were lined up for 2018. Now, though, Dark Phoenix has been pushed to February 14th 2019 and The New Mutants has been shifted to a release date … >

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‘Legion’ finale review: ‘Chapter 8’ is limited by a conventional structure

It’s been a memorable first season for Legion. We’ve had multiple dance sequences, a short silent film, a classroom lecture, a giant ice cube floating in the astral plane, multiple alternate realities and a man gruesomely folding in on himself. Noah Hawley hasn’t held back from exploring David Haller through a deeply disorientating, often surrealist … >

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‘Legion’ review: ‘Chapter 6’ pauses the manic momentum

Legion has taken us on a mad, brilliant rollercoaster of shocks and scares in the last few episodes, but it was inevitable that the ride would have to slow down eventually. ‘Chapter 6’ brings Legion to something of a chapter break before the season’s endgame, pausing the manic momentum of recent episodes to take stock … >

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