"The day is yours - leave the night to me! "
- Spring Heeled Jack (before any of the others).
Kick-Ass wasn't a box-office sensation, but it may have helped superhero films break out of their same old boring mold, the Guardian suggests. Here are eight other superhero films that Hollywood can study, which helped avoid the same old cliches.
Land of the Lost is the latest cinematic attempt to combine science fiction and comedy. What are the classic films Land of the Lost must defeat to take its place among the greatest science fiction comedies? Here's our list.
Secret identities. Do we really need them? More importantly, do superheroes? And how do they really work? (Do they?)
Hollywood often does such a bad job translating comic books to film, it's better to start from scratch. When movies create their own original superheroes, they can have the cool comic booky trappings, without the need to include/ignore/defile decades of print history. If it works (The Incredibles) you get something…