What it takes to make a successful film adaptation of a comic book superhero:
- A good story.
- Smart writing.
- Inspired direction.
- Respect for the essence of the source material.
- Willingness to leverage the film medium to allow the audience to experience the character in ways impossible in print.
- Spot on casting.
- Brilliant acting.
- Crisp editing.
- An immersive score.
- Creative action sequences.
- Seamless integration of computer generated and practical effects with stunt work.
What fanboys think it takes to make a successful film adaptation of a comic book superhero:
- "They should cast that actor. He totally looks looks like this drawing of the superhero in this comic book.”