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X-Men: Days of Future Past

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Bryan Singer envisioned the vast Marvel universe in X-Men: Days of Future Past, and conceptualizes the idea of societal change. Over the time period of this film, the drastic introduction of mutants occurs at a time where society in still learning to cope with the factious divisions of humanity. To introduce a new species was a catalyst to spur revolution. However, all revolutions bring light to the wrongs that had been done. With this knowledge, the characters in this movie learn an important lesson. They learn about the true meaning of good on the inside, about forgiveness of wrongdoings and the repercussions of separatism. In these ways, the ultimate lesson learned from this move is the acceptance of those who are different.

In the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past, the mutants and humans learn the true meaning of good inside. “Not judging a book by its cover” is a recurring theme in the film and shows when the humans are afraid of the mutants because of their special abilities. However, this causes the Mutants - Mystique and Magneto in particular - to retaliate against the humans in an attempt to kill Dr.Trask, the creator of the Sentinels to start a war with the mutants and wipe them out. These acts of war continue back and forth between the two parties - simply because they are both afraid of each other. In the falling action of the movie, both groups realise that war is unnecessary through Mystique’s choice of not killing Trask. Her initiative causes the government no longer sees the mutants as a threat but realise that the mutants are good on the inside, which influences their decision to cancel the Sentinel program.

The movie shows the importance of forgiving the faults of others, as the mutants forgave the humans in the movie. Forgiveness and acceptance between the mutants and humans prevented an apocalypse that destroyed the wellbeing of both mankind and the mutants. Trask’s Sentinel program led the government to mass produce these machines out of fear to protect themselves from the mutants, leaving


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