X-Men (2000) Literary Elements


1.00) What is the point of view of the movie?

2.00) What is the plot of the movie?

3.00) The student will use the five w’s in order to analyze the characters in the movie.

 

3.10) Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier / Professor X

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Superhero Origins: Professor X (Redux)  

3.11) Who created Professor X?

Top 10 Stan Lee Movie Cameos  

3.12) What superpowers/skills/weapons does Professor X have?

Telepathy

Mind Control (group)

Memory Manipulation

Equipment: Cerebro

Skills: Genius in various fields including genetics and created Cerebro

3.13) What weaknesses does Professor X have?

Professor X lost the use of his legs in an accident

3.14) Where and when does Professor X become a super hero?

3.15) Why does Professor X create the X-Men?

3.16) Compare and contrast the comic book and cinematic Professor X.

Comic book Professor X

Cinematic Professor X

3.20) Hugh Jackman as Logan / Wolverine

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Wolverine: Origins and History  

Wolverine: Five Facts You Didn’t Know  

3.21) Who created Wolverine?

3.22) What superpowers/skills/weapons does Wolverine have?

Accelerated Healing

Superhuman Senses (smell)

Superhuman Senses (hearing)

Skills: Martial Arts

Equipment: Adamantium-plated skeletal structure and retractable claws

3.23) What weaknesses does Wolverine have?

3.24) Where and when does Wolverine become a super hero?

3.25) Why does Wolverine join the X-Men?

3.26) Compare and contrast the comic book and cinematic Wolverine.

Comic book Wolverine

Cinematic Wolverine

3.30) Ian McKellen as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto

3) Ian McKellen as Erik Lehnsherr Magneto

Supervillain Origins – Magneto  

3.31) Who created Magneto?

3.32) What superpowers/skills does Magneto have?

Magnetism Manipulation

X-Men 3: Bridge Move  

Flight through magnetic fields

Equipment: Helmet shields against telepathic attacks

3.33) What weaknesses does the Magneto have?

Magneto defeated by wooden gun  

 

3.34) Where and when does the Magneto become a super villain?

3.35) Why does Magneto fight the X-Men?

3.36) Compare and contrast the comic book and cinematic Magneto.

Comic book Magneto

Cinematic Magneto

3.40) Halle Berry as Ororo Munroe / Storm

4) Halle Berry as Ororo Munroe-Storm

Superhero Origins: Storm

3.41) Who created Storm?

3.42) What superpowers/skills/weapons does Storm have?

Weather Manipulation

3.43) What weaknesses does Storm have?

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

3.44) Where and when does Storm become a super hero?

3.45) Why does Storm join the X-Men?

3.46) Compare and contrast the comic book and cinematic Storm.

Comic book Storm

Cinematic Storm

3.50) Famke Janssen as Dr. Jean Grey

5) Famke Janssen as Dr. Jean Grey

Superhero Origins: Jean Grey  

3.51) Who created Dr. Jean Grey?

3.52) What skills/weapons does Dr. Jean Grey have?

Telekinesis

Telepathy

3.53) What weaknesses does Dr. Jean Grey have?

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3.54) Where and when does Dr. Jean Grey become a super hero?

3.55) Why does Dr. Jean Grey join the X-Men?

3.56) Compare and contrast the comic book and cinematic Jean Grey.

Comic book Jean Grey

Cinematic Jean Grey

3.60) James Marsden as Scott Summers / Cyclops

Mandatory credit: TM & copyright 20th Century Fox No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only No Book or TV usage without prior permission from Rex Mandatory Credit: Photo by c.20thC.Fox/Everett / Rex Features ( 593948u ) 'X-Men: the Last Stand' - James Marsden 'X-Men: the Last Stand' Film - 2006

Mandatory credit: TM & copyright 20th Century Fox No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only No Book or TV usage without prior permission from Rex
Mandatory Credit: Photo by c.20thC.Fox/Everett / Rex Features ( 593948u )
‘X-Men: the Last Stand’ – James Marsden
‘X-Men: the Last Stand’ Film – 2006

Superhero Origins: Cyclops

3.61) Who created Cyclops?

3.62) What skills/weapons does Cyclops have?

Energy Blasts

3.63) What weaknesses does Cyclops have?

Can’t control his optic blasts if he loses his ruby quartz glasses

3.64) Where and when does Cyclops become a super hero?

3.65) Why does Cyclops join the X-Men?

3.66) Compare and contrast the comic book and cinematic Cyclops.

Comic book Cyclops

Cinematic Cyclops

4.00) What is the theme of the movie?

5.00) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

Marvel Universe

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6.00) What is the genre of the movie?

Superhero fiction

7.00) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

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8.00) Compare and contrast the comic book X-Men with the cinematic version.

 

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