11 things Hollywood still hasn’t learned about comics
I’m going to keep this one short, since my last post was over 5,000 words long.
1. Stop spending so much time on origin stories.
Telling part of a hero’s origin story is usually necessary, especially if they’re not a well-known character, or if they have a particularly interesting origin. However, most hero origin stories follow the same plot, and as a result we’ve had some very predictable movies. Do we really need to watch yet another comic book movie where a hero gets their powers, goes through a comedic routine where they get used to their powers, and then finally gets the courage to be the hero they’re destined to be?