Top 10 Anti-heroes Fighting The Superhero Film Monopoly

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9. 30 DAYS OF NIGHT

This inventive 2007 Josh Hartnett vampire thriller was based on the celebrated graphic work by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith, and the film was generally received well even by fans of the original comic (a tall order for films with a strong following of the source material). The premise of a vampire brood attacking a northern village in which the sun rarely rises is a good one, in that it puts the humans up shit creek much more than in your average vampire caper. Plus, Danny Huston shines as the lead bloodsucker.

Don’t miss comic-to-film misadventure GHOST WORLD, airing on Sundance Channel this month.

Author: Dan Heching

Photo Credit: Legion - Official Site
topIt’s July, which means we are all hot, tired and pretty much superheroed out. We’ve weathered the explosive onslaught of THE AVENGERS and now (another) AMAZING SPIDERMAN, and still have a certain DARK KNIGHT to go. All this hoopla gets us thinking: are graphic novels and comic books responsible for classic fanboy superheroes, and nothing more? Of course not! This rich, literary (yes, literary) genre has inspired a wealth of other cinematic material, from dystopian yarns to biting black comedies, some of which you may not have even guessed.


Don't miss comic-to-film misadventure GHOST WORLD, airing on Sundance Channel this month.10. SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD9.  30 DAYS OF NIGHT8.  GHOST IN THE SHELL7. V FOR VENDETTA6.  ROAD TO PERDITION5. THE CROW
4. A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE3. AMERICAN SPLENDOR2. PERSEPOLIS1.  GHOST WORLD