x-men vid recs
Rolling in the Deep by arefadedaway
I have rewatched this vid a ridiculous number of times. The vidder notes that she
considered naming it "ALL THE FEELINGS", and it totally *is*. It sums up everything
about Charles and Erik and the decades of their relationship, and it makes me want to
point at it and say, "THIS. THIS." It's so epic it's breathtaking, and so personal
it's heartbreaking, and the line "we could have had it all" is just, yes. That *is*
their epic doomed love story. Which is tragic enough when you just watch First Class,
but this vid goes on into the future and takes it to the end of the line. Oh, my
Eric's Song by butterfly
Because it's Vienna Teng. And it's Eric's Song. And it's gorgeous and haunting and
poignant, exploring the connection between Erik and Charles, and how well they fit
together - and yet. Lots of lovely moments, from "like a phoenix you rise from the
ashes" to "ambitions like ribbons worn bright on my sleeve".
Born This Way by The
If you have ever thought that Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" would be the perfect mutant
anthem, well, so did this guy, who donned his Magneto costume, picked up his guitar,
and recorded this parody. A music
video also exists.
There! Right There! by
"Is he gay, or European?" The eternal paradox of Erik Lehnsherr, via Legally
Blonde: The Musical.
Charles Xavier in
Charge by Psychi
Possibly only amusing if you like '80s sitcoms starring Scott Baio. (Which I do.
X-Ponies: First Class
The "My Little Pony" version of the XMFC trailer, aka "Pinkamina's
School for Gifted Fillies".