37. 'Catwoman' (2004)

Every genre has its share of bad, but the camp classic, the so-bad-it¿s-good film shows depth. In fact, this Halle Berry-Sharon Stone cheese fest -- it looks like it was shot in a fantasy big-box Hot Topic -- has a quality often lacking in the superhero movie genre, probably for good reason: It unintentionally acknowledges the slapdash arbitrariness of comic books, a medium that, like the belated afternoon TV soap opera, is all about refining, embellishing on the decades of material that came before it.

( August 27, 2012 )

Every genre has its share of bad, but the camp classic, the so-bad-it¿s-good film shows depth. In fact, this Halle Berry-Sharon Stone cheese fest -- it looks like it was shot in a fantasy big-box Hot Topic -- has a quality often lacking in the superhero movie genre, probably for good reason: It unintentionally acknowledges the slapdash arbitrariness of comic books, a medium that, like the belated afternoon TV soap opera, is all about refining, embellishing on the decades of material that came before it.

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