Originally Posted by Mjölnir
It's a bit funny to see how this is called safe now, when a few years ago the common view was that the only way to do superheroes was to go darker and grittier.
True, but thats the influence the Nolan Batman movies had, which was substantial, and they are superb IMO. But, I think something in the middle of them and what the MCU are currently doing would be perfect going forward. The obvious exception being GOTG as that NEEDS humour in it.
2014 movie ratings out of 10:
1)X-Men: DOFP-10(2)Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes-9.5(3)Guardians Of The Galaxy-9.5(4)Captain America: TWS-9(5)Edge Of Tomorrow-9(6)How To Train Your Dragon 2-9(7)WOWS-8.5(8)Godzilla-8(9)Neighbours-8(10)Amazing Spider-Man 2-7.5(11)Lego Movie-7.5(12)Transformers: Age Of Extinction-7.5(13)Robocop-7.5(14)Sin City: ADTDF-7(15)300:ROAE-7(16)The Equalizer-7(17)Million Ways To Die In The West-7(18)47 Ronin-6(19)Monuments Men-5(20)Ride Along-5(21)I, Frankenstein-3