Dark Phoenix is the Disappointing End of an X-Men Era [in print as Ashes to Ashes].
The franchise tries the Dark Phoenix Saga once again.
Washington City Paper June 7, 2019 p. 19
'Dark Phoenix' Review: X-Women Power? Nah
The new installment in the long-running franchise has blowouts and Jessica Chastain channeling Tilda Swinton (so it could be worse).
A version of this article appears in print on June 7, 2019, on Page C6 of the New York edition with the headline: Superhero Tale With Feminist Spin, Till Momentum Fails
Watch Sophie Turner and Michael Fassbender Battle in 'Dark Phoenix'
The writer Simon Kinberg narrates a sequence from his directing debut in the X-Men franchise.
- June 7, 2019