Let’s face it, as wildly entertaining and better than it should have been “X-Men: Days Of Future Past” was, that it worked at all is a minor miracle. With respect to the film jumping back in forth through time, criss-crossing narrative threads, and then eventually removing the events of the previous movies from the franchises’ continuum, you have to admire the fact that Bryan Singer and co. pulled it off. But here’s something we didn’t consider: ‘DOFP’ is basically “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.”
The latest Honest Trailer puts the X-Men movie in its sights, and makes a pretty strong case that its travel-back-in-time narrative is eerily similar to the James Cameron classic. But if you don’t buy that argument, there is the fact that everyone kinda dies in the movie, but then again, sorta doesn’t….it’s a little confusing. And then there’s that post-credits with the pyramids or something. But hey, ‘DOFP’ was still pretty damn good, if a bit loopy at times. Watch below.