I highly recommend seeing X-2, and I also highly recommend seeing it with someone who is a comic book fan, so they can fill you in on things you don’t know before the movie starts. Like the plot of the first movie.
Me: Well, I know that they’re mutants, and they have a mutant school? And Jean Luc Picard is good and Gandalf is bad?
Him: Right. Like “School Ties,” only with laser vision. And less anti-semitism.