April 21st, 2007

Hercules

Thoughts On An Actual Super Hero Movie

Okay, I think I've finally collected my thoughts. I enjoy the comic book movies that've been coming out. Sure, I have problems with them here and there, but who doesn't? It's hard enough to translate comics to movies anyway.

So I was wondering what would be the best way to do a movie that really uses the whole super hero thing. If you think about it, a lot of movies have gotten around super hero conventions by losing the costumes (for both heroes and villains), downplaying the code names, and spending a lot of time on other plots aside from super heroics.

I think the best shot we'd have at a movie that feels like a superhero movie is to tackle the Flash. He's got a bright costume, powers perfect for super feats, a secret identity, and gimmicky villains. Here are some ideas:

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