Monday, July 25, 2016

What Is the Future of The Superhero Movie?

As a genre of film that has dominated the box office time and time again, the superhero movie has been, ahem, going strong for some time. For years it seemed like the genre could do no wrong. Ever since the well received ‘X-Men’ ushered in the genre’s “renaissance” in 2000, superhero movies have captured the imaginations of critics and fans alike. By veering well away from the campy Batman crisis of the late 90’s and aiming instead for darker and more socially aware subject matter, comic book movies hit the new millennium in a very big way with plenty more to take us right through to 2019.