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Video: X-Men: First Class Set to ‘I’ll Make a Man Out of You’ from Disney’s Mulan

Video: X-Men: First Class Set to 'I'll Make a Man Out of You' from Disney's Mulan

It’s pretty easy to set some clips to “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” — only the greatest song from Disney’s Mulan – and make a moderately funny video. It’s extremely difficult to a) find a movie that actually fits the training song and b) edit the clips so that they actually match the song’s beat. This X-Men: First Class video does both beautifully. More »

Fan Service: ‘X-Men: First Class’ the Latest Prequel Movie to Include Meta Jokes for Fans

Fan Service: 'X-Men: First Class' the Latest Prequel Movie to Include Meta Jokes for Fans

This’ll be another week where you see two Fan Service columns, because scheduling kept me from writing this one last week. Part of the fun of a prequel film like X-Men: First Class is the in-jokes that reward viewers for having seen the movies that were released years ago but, chronologically, take place after the prequel. It’s almost like we can see into the future: We know the fates of a lot of the characters profiled, which allows us to better connect with them in the prequel. I won’t be able to get into any more detail without mentioning spoilers, so beware. More »