Friday Trending Topics: X-Men First Class Beats Thor's Midnight Opening

Friday Trending Topics: X-Men First Class Beats Thor's Midnight OpeningIn the middle of a very DC-centric week, there's still been an awful lot of excitement about the US opening of X-Men First Class. Brendon told you this was a good movie a couple weeks ago, and it seems that pretty much everyone agrees with him. And with the acclaim comes some controversy as well, as the question of who wrote the film is one of today's trending topics here.

That aside, they're off to a promising start according to the Hollywood Reporter. X-Men's midnight opening edged out Thor's by a few bucks. We'll know soon what that means for the weekend.

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Friday Trending Topics: X-Men First Class Beats Thor's Midnight Opening

Friday Trending Topics: X-Men First Class Beats Thor's Midnight Opening

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Co-founder and Creative director of Bleeding Cool parent company Avatar Press. Bleeding Cool Managing Editor, tech and data wrangler. Machine Learning hobbyist. Vintage paper addict.

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