Archive for the Super-Hero Tag

Ranking the Super-Hero Movies: Episode 4

A New Mope These ten movies start off with a sulking unkillable hero and ends with a sulking unkillable hero. I get it; I really do. From a narrative perspective, characters with great powers must face equally great challenges otherwise there’s no drama. The problem is that, while the comic books these characters sprang from answered the problem by imposing
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Ranking the Super-Hero Movies: Episode 3

Diamonds in the Rough The third stop on our trip through super-hero memory lane features mutants, vigilantes, the living and the dead…ish. Let’s get started! 70. X-Men: The Last Stand Angel was my favorite of the original X-Men, so you can guess how I feel about his portrayal here. It stinks. Sadly, it never gets any better, but that is
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Ranking the Super-Hero Movies, Bottom to Top: 80-71

Part 2 of our multi-day trip through the land of super-heroes, alter-egos, and sidekicks.