Illustration for article titled Its time to ask ourselves if 2004s iCatwoman/i is the worst superhero movie ever made

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These days, it’s exhausting to recollect a time when superhero motion pictures might be dangerous in a novel sufficient means that they really caught out. The motion film subgenre, other than the occasional weirdo exception, has now been outlined right into a market-friendly template too formulaic to permit for the sort of unfettered creativity that results in really terrible stuff like 2004’s notoriously horrible Catwoman. It’s kind of nostalgic, then, to look at the newest entry to The Cosmonaut Variety Hour’s collection on the worst superhero motion pictures ever made and see that one thing just like the Halle Berry catastrophe was even allowed to exist within the first place.

One line from the video does job summarizing why Catwoman deserves singling out: “This film simply sort of does no matter it needs, it doesn’t care if issues occur for a purpose, and when you begin to perceive a scene you simply get distracted by both terrible modifying or equally terrible CGI or each.” As an example this, the video reveals off a full litter field of nice moments, similar to a CGI cat respiration magic cat powers into Halle Berry’s face, her taking part in superhuman basketball with Benjamin Bratt, and some examples of the film’s frantic modifying and horrible dialogue. It additionally runs down a unusually sophisticated plot that includes Berry’s Catwoman combating a scheme to promote “evil face cream” offered by an organization led by an evil Sharon Stone who has cosmetics-enabled tremendous energy.

Nonetheless, The Cosmonaut Selection Hour additionally factors out that “in each single scene you get one thing hilarious, like Oscar Award-winner Halle Berry appearing like a cat” earlier than exhibiting a number of stable examples of simply that. The video notes that the entire thing is definitely so dangerous it’s enjoyable to look at, which is the sort of factor you don’t actually get from superhero motion pictures anymore.

Matt Reeves’ upcoming Robert Pattinson-led model of Batman (sorry, THE Batman) looks like it’ll most likely at the least be okay, particularly given its solid is made up of fine actors like Jeffrey Wright, Paul Dano, and Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman. However, if it’s not going to be downright glorious, the least it may do is brighten up the theaters a bit of bit by taking notes from Berry’s Catwoman and sucking in a means that distinguishes itself from the competitors.

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