Is The Dark Knight Rises Really The Best Superhero Movie of 2012?

The end has come. There are no more superhero movies to come this year...

The end has come. Over the course of the first seven months of 2012, four ambitious superhero films have entered the cinematic arena in the hope of impressing audiences and critics alike. The movies in question were Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises, each holding their own strengths and indeed their own weaknesses. As depressing a thought as it may be, we now have just under a year to wait until Iron Man 3 arrives to kick the genre back into action. Of course, the question we have now to ponder during the waiting period is this- which instalment was the best representation of the superhero genre as it stands today? Everyone will no doubt have their own personal preferences based on either preformed allegiances to a certain spandex-clad character or just on what they perceived to be the quality of each piece. I€™ll be interested to see what everyone has to say on the matter in the comments space below, but for now it€™s time for me to pass a verdict on each entry into the superhero genre released this year, and ultimately to decide which one earns the crown of €˜Best Superhero Film Of 2012€™! We€™ll move chronologically through the four flicks, so let€™s go back to a time when Star Warswas attempting a 3D comeback and Daniel Radcliffe was encountering some paranormal activity out in the Moors€

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