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What’s the most anticipated fanboy film of 2010?

There’s a deep list to consider. ‘Alice in Wonderland’ springs to mind. And don’t forget the new films in the ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Twilight,’ ‘Toy Story’ and ‘Narnia’ franchises. I have high hopes, too, for the Hollywood adaptations of ‘Kick Ass,’ ‘Jonah Hex’ and ‘Percy Jackson.’ And how about those revisitations to the three grand brand names of the 1980s: ‘Tron Legacy,’ ‘Predators’ and ‘Clash of the Titans’?

Whew. It’s going to be a busy year here at Hero Complex. We expect a lot of surprises but, as of right now, I’d have to say that the surest bet of 2010 is ‘Iron Man 2’ in May. Why? Let me list the reasons: Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Rockewell and the guy in this just-released poster for the Marvel Studios release....

What about you readers? Which films should we circle as the priority films for 2010 here at the H.C.?

-- Geoff Boucher



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