The Darkest Minds recycles the gist of what we’ve seen in prior YA dystopian adaptations while ripping off Marvel and others in the process. The film’s prologue, which complete wastes The West Wing alumnus Bradley Whitford’s President Gray, sets up the film. Children across the country are getting ill. This mysterious illness is referred to as IAAN (Idiopathic Adolescent Acute Neurodegeneration). Despite claims to the contrary, not even the CDC can find a cure. Those…"The Darkest Minds: We’ve Seen This Before"