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.
POW! BAM! KABLAM! That is the sound of your computer trying to run Batman: Arkham Knight. The Caped Crusader’s latest game has been an absolute disaster on PC. The game locks up so often it’s putting Mr Freeze out of a job. Did the Joker get his hands on the code before release? Whatever the case, the joke is on us.