Originally Posted by CountOrlok
It's the most groundbreaking superhero film. Paving the way for Batman '89 (which was also groundbreaking) and basically led to the genre of superhero movies we have now. It's the grandaddy of the modern superhero movie, basically.
So we should lop it on top of an undeserving pedestal because of that? Like whats happened with Citizen Kane, how its considered the greatest largely because of its contributions to modern film making rather than how good it is as a film?