Did it suck completely? No. Was it less than I expected? Frankly, no. With all the months and rumors of Brett “the Rat” Ratner taking the helm of X3, the movie ended up being more competent and entertaining than I ever expected it to be.
That said, you can leave all of your X-Men canon at the door. Especially for ‘The Last Stand’.
This much I knew from my lukewarm appreciation of the first 2 movies, with their unnatural emphasis on Rogue and Wolverine. In the comics, Rogue