X-Men: The Last Stand

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama; Starring: Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Ian McKellen, Anna Paquin, Patrick Stewart, Shawn Ashmore, Ben Foster, Kelsey Grammer, Rebecca Romijn; Director: Brett Ratner; Author: Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn; Release Date Wide: 05/26/2006; Runtime (in minutes): 107; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

This diminished sequel, a brute-force enterprise, is what happens when movies are confused with sandwich shops as franchise opportunities: An even greater variety of superheroes is not the same thing as originality of recipe.

Originally posted June 2 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT

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