superheroes

Do superhero movies always have to start with origins?

Mark Harrison Feature Jul 10, 2014

We know how superhero stories start: normal person gets powers, gets reluctant, becomes heroic. But why does it have to be like that?

Looking back at Nick Fury: Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Matt Edwards Feature Jun 25, 2014

It's been 16 years since there was a Nick Fury movie. He was played by - really - David Hasselhoff. We made Matt watch it.

The James Clayton Column: Superhero multiverse superfranchise overkill?

James Clayton Feature May 23, 2014

The arrival of X-Men: Days Of Future Past leaves James wondering: are we suffering from superhero overkill?

What now for Hydra in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

James Hunt Feature May 14, 2014

Does Hydra have a big part to play in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, wonders James...?

Sony, the Spider-Man universe, and dwindling box office

Simon Brew Feature May 7, 2014

With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 underperforming slightly at the box office, we look at Sony's future for the franchise...

Where Amazing Spider-Man 2 leaves Sony's superhero universe

James Hunt Feature Apr 18, 2014

What hints did Amazing Spider-Man 2 give us about the rest of Sony's planned Spider-Man franchise?

Spandex: Fast And Hard review

Jennie Whitwood Review Jun 29, 2012

The UK doesn't have many superhero teams, but we still manage to beat the US at its own game. Jennie meets some pioneering superheroes on this side of the Atlantic...

Do all superheroes merit movie adaptations?

The Savage Dragon - as played by Paul Giamatti?
Craig Lines News May 2, 2007

Superhero movies seem to be making big bucks nowadays. But where should we draw the line? Not all superheroes were created equal, after all...