Yesterday saw 20th Century Fox release the final trailer for the newest addition to the long-running X-Men movie franchise. X-Men: Apocalypse, which opens in theaters May 27th is the ninth movie in a series that has lasted 16 years. What's more, there are plans for at least another three more movies, and a TV series in this growing cinematic universe. With the exception of this February's cult hit Deadpool, all of the X-Men movies released thus far have featured arguably the franchise's most popular star Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, and as fans suspected he will return in X-Men: Apocalypse despite claims from the Australian Actor that Wolverine 3 would be his last appearance in the role.
It seems that after the first trailer received critique about the antagonists lack of presence and awe that in more recent TV spots and in the new trailer above actor Oscar Isaac's voice has been manipulated, deepening his voice and adding more reverberation. Unfortunately, Apocalypse still struggles to impose any sense of threat that such an omnipotent being would. Furthermore, the characters tendency to pause before attacking reminds me of the Pokemon animated cartoon TV series.
While I hope that I am wrong, X-Men: Apocalypse looks set to be as disappointing as X-Men: The Last Stand.