…Go First Class

The summer of Marvel Comics on the silver screen continued last week with the opening of “X-Men: First Class,” and the Crusade was there to check it out for you.  In this latest, prequel installment of the X-Men series, director Matthew Vaughn creates a familiar but different mutant universe. While not a relaunch in the same vein…

…feel the chill

“Winter’s Bone” is arguably (although it wouldn’t be a very strong argument) the least known film in the Best Picture category this year. That’s a pity.  This rustic, gritty thriller, is bare bones at its best. Based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell, directed by Debra Granik and co-written by Granik and Anne Rosselini, “Winter’s…