Award-Winning Superhero Movies...?
1. Spotlight (2015)
Sabretooth, leading a team that includes Batman, the Hulk, and Doctor Strange's girlfriend, investigates child molestation accusations leveled against the Catholic Church. Along the way they encounter Dr. Manhattan and Dr. Erskine, two lawyers (or are they doctors?) involved in the dispute.
2. The Revenant (2015)
Leonardo DiCaprio gets on the bad side of Bane, with predictable results.
3. Steve Jobs (2015)
Magneto invents a crappy computer that isn't compatible with anything. Then he invents another one, also not compatible with anything. And then he invents another one after that. And no, the third one isn't compatible with anything.
4. The Big Short (2015)
Batman likes heavy metal and plays drums when he's angry. He's also knowledgeable about stocks, and foresees the global financial meltdown of 2007-2008. Batman is awesome!
3. Birdman (2014)
Batman wants to direct and star in a play that he wrote. His daughter, Spider-man's girlfriend, and the Hulk also star.
4. Whiplash (2014)
J. Jonah Jameson (or is it Commissioner Gordon?) teaches Reed Richards how to play drums. Halfway through the movie Reed dumps Supergirl.
7. American Sniper (2014)
Rocket Raccoon gets post-traumatic stress disorder after a safari in scenic Iraq.
8. The Imitation Game (2014)
Doctor Strange invents the first computer after Sinestro recruits him into the OSS, or whatever the British had before James Bond showed up.
9. Foxcatcher (2014)
The Hulk and his brother (possibly Gambit) are good at wrestling, so some rich guy gives them money to do it (wrestling, I mean).
10. Gone Girl (2014)
Batman marries the WRONG woman.
5. Gravity (2013)
Batman in space.
6. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Baron Mordo gets on the wrong end of Magneto. Maybe it has something to do with the Apple II.
7. Argo (2012)
Batman goes to Syria to save some reporters. Good job, Batman!
8. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Rocket Raccoon and Mystique begin a troubled relationship.
9. The Descendants (2011)
Batman in Hawaii! Damn, Batman's been in a lot of movies!
10. Black Swan (2010)
Thor's girlfriend wins the starring role in a production of Swan Lake. Things get weirder and weirder from there.
11. The Dark Knight (2008)
Hey, it's not always about superheroes, right? The kid from Empire of the Sun tries to save Chicago from that guy who played Billy Bob Thornton's son in Monster's Ball. And no, Batman's not in it.