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Matthew Vaughn may have been under the gun on 'X-Men: First Class,' but he responded with one of the most successful modern comic book movies so far, a smart and stylish affair that juggles multiple characters and alternative history to exceptional effect.
Matthew Vaughn's 'X-Men: First Class' isn't just a strong reboot for Fox's X-Men franchise; it may be the best thing the series has produced so far. Our critic has a first reaction to the summer's big superhero gamble, complete with word on who steals the movie.