With more than 30 superhero movies in production, Declan Burke looks at the rise of the genre. Where once the cowboy saved us in the Western, now we turn to Batman or The Avengers to take on the bad guys. They are figures of hope - and a welcome distraction.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
In the 35 years since Christopher Reeve took flight as Superman, the iconic hero has been laid to rest in a best-selling DC Comics storyline, endured teen angst in the long-running TV series ‘Smallville’, and stumbled in the 2006 blockbuster ‘Superman Returns’.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2013