Author: Daniel Dockery
Bad Superhero Movie Showdown 2007: Spider-Man 3 vs. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer vs. Ghost Rider
Four American superhero films were released in 2007: an extension of past failure (Fantastic Four 2), a brand new attempt at awful (Ghost Rider), the tragic last gasps of a series that at one point was the shining point of the entire genre (Spider-Man 3), and Underdog.
After helming two successful X-Men films, director Bryan Singer departed from the franchise to work on smaller, more personal projects. But we’re dealing with Bryan Singer here, which means that he left to do a $200 million Superman film that’s almost entirely made of frowns.
I understand the appeal of making a Fantastic Four film. They’re characters that people sort of recognize, so why not ruin them for a decade?
I am so utterly indifferent to Catwoman’s cast that I would give it an award for Best Ensemble as long as I never had to endure Ryan Reynolds machine-gunning his dialogue at me in another Blade movie.
What’s worse: bored confusion or pure nothingness?
Welcome to the Agony Booth’s second ever Bad Superhero Movie Showdown, in which we compare two justifiably reviled superhero movies to definitively answer the question of which one fails the most. If the exact...
Welcome to the Agony Booth’s first ever Bad Superhero Movie Showdown, in which we compare two justifiably reviled superhero movies to definitively answer the question which one fails the most.