THE REALIGNMENT OF TRADITION AND INDIVIDUALITY IN THE TRANSHUMANIST DYSTOPIAN FILM X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

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Dwitun Basumatary
Dr. Zothanchhingi Khiangte

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transhumanism, dystopia, films, tradition, mutant

Abstract

X-men: Days of Future Past tells the story of race war, discrimination, extermination, and concentration camps with a voice rare in modern superhero films and with  depth that will give young readers food for thought. Bryan Singer very skillfully built a science fiction story on such foundations that he was able to maintain tension until the end and attract the viewer's attention to the horror of humanity's stupidity  without falling into nausea or rhetoric. X-men: Days of Future Past is now the benchmark for any author looking to compete in mutant titles focused on the theme of time travel as it has seen countless sequels in crossover and branching incarnations over the decades, both in comics and film media.

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