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Sophie Turner’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix Poster Is An Artistic Interpretation Made For The Wrong Time Period

Still keen though.

Dark Phoenix is the final movie in the X-Men franchise, and with Game of Throne’s Sophie Turner taking on the starring role it looks appropriately awesome.

It’s very clear that Sophie Turner’s talent extends far beyond what we’ve seen from her as Lady Sansa Stark. In this X-Men film, she plays Jean Grey as she transforms into the iconic Dark Phoenix the X-Men family and entire planet that she once loved.

Basically, she gets to be the Bad Guy, and the power suits her…Just saying #Sansa4Queen.

According to the X-Men timeline, the film is set in the 90s. Which is why this final release poster for Dark Phoenix doesn’t seem quite right.

Although it looks great, and Sophie Turner is slaying as the centrepiece, the poster is a distinctly 80s aesthetic. It throws back to that era of painted movie posters that were emblematic of films like E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, The Goonies and Back to the Future.

But for a film set in the 90s it just doesn’t make sense.

It’s also an odd choice considering the 80s painted poster angle has been recently revived by one of the biggest shows around: Stranger Things. 

Considering the high-profile popularity of Stranger Things and the fact that the poster aesthetic actually matches the period setting of the show, it seems an odd direction for X-Men to take. I have faith that Dark Phoenix will be an epic movie, but the target audience is attentive to the point of being picky, so it can’t afford too many choices that are interpreted as missteps.

Lucky for them the poster still looks great, and having Sophie Turner’s face on it makes it pretty impossible to dislike.

Dark Phoenix is set to be released on June 6 in Australia.

Robert Pattinson Says He Smells Like A Crayon And I Need To Know Which Colour

Another wild yarn from R-Patz.

Robert Pattinson has gained quite a reputation for spinning wild yarns during interviews, but his most recent comments on his body odour have me truly shaken.

In a recent interview with Allure the star of the upcoming The Batman film said, “Lots of people tell me I smell like a crayon.”

The interviewer – understandably bewildered by this statement – then asked, “Like you’re made of wax?”

To which R-Patz responded, “Yes! Like I’m embalmed.”

I have so many questions. What colour crayon does Pattinson smell like? What brand? Is he using lots of crayons? And most importantly, who are these multiple people who are telling him he smells like crayon!? Is that an insult, or a compliment?

It’s not the first time Robert Pattinson’s scent has come up in conversation. Back in 2009, E! News reported that an unidentified source who worked “very closely” with the actor on New Moon said “he stinks.”

“I mean, it’s awful,” the source said. “He never showers, and it drives people on the set crazy.”

“He completely reeks,” an unidentified crew member added. Yikes.

It’s been over a decade since then, so we can only hope Robert Pattinson has swapped his lack of showering for an obsession with crayons. 

Speaking of celebrity scents, celebrity tattoo artist Lauren Winzer dishes on what Post Malone smells like on It’s Been A Big Day For…below:

During his interview with Allure, Pattinson was also asked about being recently named the “most handsome man” in the world according to science.

“It’s weird,” he said. “I never was really up for the good-looking-guy roles, because I’ve always been quite awkward when meeting people.”

“My Harry Potter role was a good-looking guy, and it was a shock that it was quite easy to get. And then in Twilight, [Edward is] beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. When I turned up for the auditions, I had done a job where I’d dyed my hair black, because I had an inch and a half of roots, and I had waxed my body. And then I had a few months where I’d been drinking beer all day, so I had this hairless, chubby body. I looked like a baby with a wig on.”

Hairless, chubby, waxed or smelling like a crayon – we’ll take Robert Pattinson any which way.

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