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10 Years of Flights, Tights, and Movie Nights

First off, I’d like to thank everyone who is reading this right now and everyone who has come to check out my opinions on movies, or more likely to see my giant, chronological list of superhero movies big, small, and extremely obscure. When I started this venture back in late 2011, I had a goal of watching and reviewing 100 superhero movies in that first year. Nowadays I feel like that would be a crazy goal as it’s difficult for me to even get around to one a week, but I don’t have any plans on giving this site up even though my priorities may change, I don’t think I’ll ever give this up. But for now, I think I’d like to take a look back at the ten years that I’ve been writing and maintaining this site.

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What I’ve Learned Watching Superhero Movies for 3 Years

This marks the third anniversary of when I started Flights, Tights, and Movie Nights and in that time I’ve seen a whole lot of superhero movies and comic book movies. You can learn a lot about a particular niche of film when you start delving deeply enough into it. While I was aware even when I started this site that superhero movies were currently on the rise, even back at the tail end of 2011 I had no idea that they were going to reach the heights that they are at now, and there shows no signs that they are slowing down. All of the major players have their own superhero cut of the market that they can claim as their own with the only exception being Paramount Pictures which has had their hands in Marvel properties, but the closest thing they can claim are the Transformers and G.I. Joe properties which are based on toys and cartoons that have had comics as well. But that’s beside the point, I thought I’d take this opportunity to share some of the things that I’ve learned over the past three years.
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