Gwyneth Paltrow thinks we might be out of quality superhero flicks

Iron Man star Gwyneth Paltrow says “you can only make so many good” superhero movies before ideas run out. Superhero movie backlash seems to be at a new height, the pendulum having swung after the likes of Marvel hit their peak with films like Avengers: Endgame (we’re still waiting on that DC masterpiece…). But it’s … Read more

The 20 Best Animated Superhero Shows Ever Made

You’d think that superheroes, the comic book characters who fight crime with their arsenal of fantastic superhuman abilities, would translate best to big-budget blockbusters where special effects and loud theatrical fight scenes can bring their most exciting elements to life. And it’s certainly true that cinema has been dominated by superhero stories for more than 20 … Read more

Dakota Johnson Says She Won’t Make Another Superhero Film

Madame Web flopped with critics and with audience. Its star is not surprised. In a new interview, Dakota Johnson said the poor reviews for her Spider-Man spinoff — which currently has a 12 percent on Rotten Tomatoes — were not unexpected, at least by her. “Unfortunately, I’m not surprised that this has gone down the way it … Read more

Paul Dano thinks “quantity over quality” caused superhero fatigue

Paul Dano, who played the Riddler in 2022’s The Batman, blames studios’ push for “quanity over quality” when it comes to superhero movies. Are you one of many affected by superhero fatigue? Have you seen one too many computer-generated fights or explosions? Then you should call Paul Dano, because the Riddler has a thing or … Read more

What’s the Worst Superhero Movie?

POLL: What’s the Worst Superhero Movie? With Madame Web getting terrible reviews, the time has come to ask our readers, what really is the worst superhero movie of all time? February 25th 2024, 9:58am SAG Award winners: Murphy, Gladstone, RDJ, and Randolph headed to Oscar victory? The 30th SAG Awards found winners in Oppenheimer, Killers … Read more

Warner Bros. Says Superhero Movies Face ‘Real Challenges’ Ahead

It’s obvious to any fan that superhero movies had a rough 2023. But even the studios making these movies are now admitting that comic-book movies may be in a bit of trouble. For example, during Warner Bros.’ quarterly earnings call this week, Warner Bros. Discovery’s CFO, Gunnar Wiedenfels gave a less-than-bullish description of the company’s … Read more

A Tangled Web of a Superhero Spinoff

The first time Marvel’s logo played on the big screen, it wasn’t technically on a Marvel film. Those now-ubiquitous white-on-red letters emerging from the pages of a comic made their cinematic debut in front of 2002’s Spider-Man, produced and distributed by Sony. When Marvel started their own studio a few years later, they updated the logo for their own use; … Read more