"But a superhero movie, by definition, you know, it’s comic book. It’s for kids. It’s adolescent in its core. That has always been its appeal, and I think people who are saying, you know, ‘Dark Knight Rises’ is, you know, supreme cinema art, I don’t think they know what the f**k they’re talking about." While he expressed admiration for Christopher Nolan’s "Momento," he found his Batman films to be "mostly boring," adding: "I think it’s still Batman running around in a stupid cape." (via MTV Geek – ‘Cosmopolis’ Director Cronenberg Bashes ‘Dark Knight Rises’ And Superhero Movies)
David Cronenberg hates super-hero movies.