X-Men: Days of Future Past
20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99
Available on VOD on Oct. 28
This is an unusual kind of blockbuster sequel, using a time-jumping storyline to simultaneously follow up 2006's "X-Men: The Last Stand" (which was set in the present day) and 2011's "X-Men: First Class" (which was set in the 1960s). The team in the future sends back the ageless Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) to try to prevent an assassination that will have dire repercussions. Director Bryan Singer and writer Simon Kinberg retain the basic premise of Chris Claremont and John Byrne's original comic-book, and the movie contains a handful of dazzling scenes and...