superheroes

Will The Superhero Films Ever End?

Will The Superhero Films Ever End?

In the late 2000s, film studios, particularly Marvel Studios, realised that they could tap into the potential for creating stories that laid out a trail of breadcrumbs. Rather than just a single film, viewers would be tempted to consume many in a series. Coupled with the merchandising successes that the…

How Netflix Chooses Its Marvel Superheroes

How Netflix Chooses Its Marvel Superheroes

Over the past 60 years, Marvel Comics has created more than 7000 characters, including hundreds upon hundreds of costumed superheroes. Many boast unique powers and compelling backstories that are ripe for TV – yet only a tiny fraction ever get to star in their own Netflix series. Often – as…

The Superhero Soundtrack Playlist

Superhero movies may be hit or miss sometimes, but even mediocre movies often come with outstanding soundtracks. The best scores become ingrained in us. This playlist features some of the best superhero music of the last decade and a half.