We all have to deal with the day to day crushing disappointment that we can’t go to Hogwarts, or Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, but when you have a week of earthquakes and hurricanes, a new kind of disappointment sinks in.
No monster will be rising out of the water, awoken by the storm.
The Mole Man and his minions won’t rise out of a crack in the earth to claim the surface world for the denizens of his underground kingdom.
I can deal with not having superpowers, but not having gigantic monsters looming over the power lines? I can’t…I just can’t deal with that.
Robosaurus doesn’t count. (Unless called upon to defeat his organic counterpart).
An interesting article about the sameness of many superhero films, though I have issues with his example of X-Men: First Class as a standout. I don’t think that Vaughan’s film transcended the genre as well as Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, or even Captain America: The First Avenger to a degree .