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  • Dark Phoenix gives us the best movie version of the Brotherhood of Mutants. 1 / 9

  • The previous Fox movies depicted them as small-minded, selfish terrorists. 2 / 9

  • They had no purpose other than to be Magneto's lackeys in a war on mankind. 3 / 9

  • The Brotherhood now has a lot more agency. 4 / 9

  • Dark Phoenix reshapes the group as one that's a lot more nuanced and selfless. 5 / 9

  • They're a global network of spies helping Magneto protect his island haven, Genosha. 6 / 9

  • After realizing Jean will kill humans and mutants, they decide to track her. 7 / 9

  • Beast and the X-Men eventually team up with them, fashioning them as anti-heroes, not villains. 8 / 9

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