First, let me start by saying that I love Superhero’s. I am a nerd. I can debate with the best. I understand the arguments about why the Flash and the Hulk are considered to be the most powerful heroes. My guilty pleasure is Superman. But the point of this isn’t to get into the specific heroes and which are the best or why.
I want to talk about what I’d like to see in superhero movies. I know that Origin stories are necessary. What would we think if we just jumped into the middle of a story and saw Iron Man being a jerk to a kid? We may think that he’s a bad guy if we hadn’t already learned to love him. Or if we saw so many in their flamboyant costumes, running around putting themselves in danger, whether they had superpowers or fancy toys. We have to know their motivations. Continue reading