Re: Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts in Iron Man 3
Well, Batman/Catwoman are special in the sense that they are soulmates that can never be together as long as they continue to don their masks (Nolan's version notwithstanding), so I didn't count it.
Alan Moore on comics:
They've lost a lot of their original innocence, and they can't get that back. And, they're stuck, it seems, in this kind of depressive ghetto of grimness and psychosis. I'm not too proud of being the author of that regrettable trend.