One X-Cellent Scene — Attack on Division X

X-Men: First Class thoughtfully utilizes the setting of its midpoint sequence, Sebastian Shaw’s attack on Division X, to heighten the scene’s emotional impact on the audience. In this video, the LFTS team breaks down the design of the young mutant’s archetypal “warm house”, the roles it helps establish, and why the scene feels so dramatic as that sense of safety is stripped away.

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