Suspending disbelief - Hero Fails
So here’s a thought.
One of the ways we suspend disbelief in superhero movies is that we allow ourselves to believe in the fallibility of the hero. We allow ourselves to believe that the hero can fail or die when we know, as readers/viewer
s, that they will succeed somehow, albeit with an extreme cost in well-written ones like Avengers and Dark Knight.
If they kill Iron Man and mean it in Avengers 2 (I saw a discussion where people theorized it would be used to make Thanos genuinely threatening for people who haven’t read the comics, like me – to me he’s just some purplish dude – since RDJ mentioned there were no current plans for Iron Man 4) then not only will they completely sweep th...