Luckily I came back to life and a few weeks ago a couple promotional stills from the film (not counting the terrible leaked photo) were released, and whilst beautiful and intriguing, they were largely underwhelming:
The teaser poster was also released, and it was pretty bland:
But my lovelies, all is good in the world. The official trailer has been released. It does not wow me the same way the trailers for Battle: Los Angeles have, but it is a beautiful look at a film that looks to be a good turn for the X-Men series. It has an amazingly talented cast, it looks incredibly shot and organized, and what I love MOST of all is that it looks to focus more on Xavier and Magneto and their relationship, which is unbelievably enthralling. I like my superhero films to have action, yes, but I like them to have much more soul. Whilst we'll obviously still have a ton of action, there seems to be much more underlying this film thematically. We shall see for sure in June, but I'm pretty pumped until then.
Also, I've always found the X-Men to be much more interesting than many other superheroes because they not only are born with their powers, but have to struggle to be accepted by society because of this. I find it hits very close to home, albeit in a fantastical sense. The films and characters give me a chance to have a wonderful time, and be amongst people whose struggles I can relate to (even if they can control the Weather!).