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Old 07-24-2012, 01:55 PM   #21
Mrs. Sawyer
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Default Re: Superhero Film of the Year - 2012 Edition

Originally Posted by kedrell View Post
Honestly I don't even really consider Chronicle a superhero movie any more than I would consider I Am Number 4 a superhero movie. To me a superhero movie has more than just people with powers. Hell any vampire movie would fit that bill, or any of the Star Wars films. To me a superhero film requires at least some sense of an alter-ego, even if it's just a code name or some such thing as it is with the X-Men and FF. Some delineation between the character and their heroic persona.
Agreed. Chronicle isn't a Superhero movie at all. Also, they really don't do anything heroic that wasn't caused by them.

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