Wednesday, July 16, 2008

10 Epic Superhero Movie Mistakes

"...don’t get me started on the nipples!"

Kevin Carr writes:
The Hollywood studios have been making movies based on comic book superheroes since the Golden Age. For the most part, I’ll give a pass to the old 1940s serials and George Reeves on TV as Superman, considering these were primarily geared toward kids.

Still, it took Hollywood until the 21st century to actually figure out how to make a decent superhero movie. Starting with X-Men in 2000 (and bolstered by Spider-Man in 2002), Hollywood started to get it right. While they don’t make as many of the same mistakes they used to in the dark days of the 70s, 80s and 90s, they will occasionally stumble.

With this summer being a powerhouse season of superhero movies, featuring Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and The Dark Knight, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at earlier superhero movies and the biggest mistakes that Hollywood kept making over the years.
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