For all the criticisms of oversaturation, superhero movies have managed to retain their longevity thanks to a clever mix of genre blending. They may have their conventions and tropes and archetypes, but they intermingle so well with many other cinema favorites like comedy, satire, western, thriller, and even space opera.
One of the more underrated polymorphizations, though, has been with horror. Because superheroes need to appeal to a mass market, they tend to stay away from this genre built on terrorizing audiences with sharp visuals and audio cues.
Not every filmmaker adheres to that boundary, and quite a number of them have taken the initiative to throw some horror elements into their storyline. So, in the video below, we present our picks for the best horror moments in superhero movies…
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