10 Movie Villains Who Made a Bigger Impression than Heroes
May 02, 2014 23:18
The cornerstone of successful storytelling depends on an engaging hero or protagonist. Why else would an audience want to watch a character who isn't interesting or worth talking about?
But sometimes, the villains in some stories are so well-written and well-acted that they become more famous than the heroes they fight against - the very same heroes you walk into the cinema to cheer on. Here are ten of the most epic villains who stole the show:
It’s hard to find a person who didn’t like 2012’s Dredd, a film that stands alongside RoboCop as the ultra-violent, dystopic film fans needed at the time, but a sequel to the movie hasn’t been forthcoming; in fact, over the past few years, the likelihood of a second outing for Olivia Thirlby and Karl Urban’s chin has hovered around zero. Read more