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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 »

Crush Links: January Jones’ Kid Might Be Part Mutant

Crush Links: January Jones' Kid Might Be Part Mutant

• We are a creepy culture: Audiences eagerly welcome it when Disney starlets like Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears proclaim their virginity, because we like to watch the psychodramas in which they stop being so pure. (Mommyish)

• Stick this in your next GOOP newsletter: Gwyneth Paltrow grows salvia in her garden, right next to her mint and kale. Can we say salvia pesto? (BuzzFeed)

• Jackie Warner is #3 on this list of the hottest reality TV trainers — find out who’s #1. (That’s Fit)

• Rumor has it January Jones‘ baby daddy is someone on the X-Men: First Class set. Could it be Professor X himself, James McAvoy? (Lainey Gossip)

• New Jersey Nets player and Kim Kardashian‘s new boyfriend Kris Humphries will appear on the next season of Kim and Kourtney Take Manhattan. (Celeb Dirty Laundry)

Poll: Meet the Mutants of ‘X-Men: First Class’ in Character-Specific Trailers

Poll: Meet the Mutants of 'X-Men: First Class' in Character-Specific Trailers

There can be no doubt about it that X-Men: First Class looks to be the most promising of the superhero films due out this summer. Directed by Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, Stardust, and Kick-Ass) and with a cast that includes James McAvoy as Charles Xavier and Michael Fassbender as Magneto, this film will take us back to the very beginning of the X-Men, before they actually became the X-Men.

In an unusual marketing move, though, X-Men: First Class has recently seen the release of several character-specific trailers. This is atypical for one very obvious reason: More »