Without a doubt, the origin stories that fail are the ones that show how the origin GAVE the hero their interesting qualities, instead of it REVEALING the interesting qualities that the hero already had. Compare The Lone Ranger to Batman Begins. I can't tell you how frustrating it was to have to wait for that boring… » 8/28/14 9:55pm Thursday 9:55pm

Of course the only one who has any kind of optimism toward a Kick-Ass 3 would be Mark Millar. Having Hollywood turn one of his few semi-decent stories into an excellent adaptation must have been the kind of fellatio he'd only want to have repeatedly. » 8/12/14 9:34am 8/12/14 9:34am

It has its moments. For starters, it's obvious Sigourney Weaver was having a ball playing... not Ripley, but a psychologically-damaged clone of Ripley. I also personally love the dynamic between said clone and Winona Ryder's character, which smartly covers different ground than Ripley/Newt. Also, there's a particular… » 7/12/14 3:53am 7/12/14 3:53am

No, the real screenwriter for Nolan's Batman trilogy was Christopher Nolan, with his brother Jonathan undoubtedly being his MVP. The only script that Goyer actually worked on directly was Batman (Let's hammer the theme of this movie home by saying "Fear" over a million freakin' times) Begins. » 7/06/14 3:35pm 7/06/14 3:35pm