Captain America, Green Lantern, Thor and X-Men: First Class may well be terrific movies. But a strong contender for "most memorable superhero movie of the year" is already out, and it stars the most unlikely superhero of all: Rainn Wilson.
How did Rainn Wilson become our DIY savior? Why is a movie as horrendously messed up and insane as Super even allowed to exist, in a rational universe? Who thought a psychotic superhero film would be a good idea?
If Quentin Tarantino directed a superhero movie on speed, you might end up with something like Super, starring Rainn Wilson and Ellen Page. We caught an early showing of this demented gem at South By Southwest. Here's a spoiler-lite review.
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