This year's superhero movies? They kind of suck—well, in comparison to last year's kickass superhero movies. What gives?

According to Slacktory, last year's supherhero movies practically gave us a ten step guide on how to be awesome! You'd think the success would be easily replicated. Really, this year's movies have no excuse.

Speaking seriously though: yeah, despite liking some of the movies highlighted here a ton, they can be pretty formulaic if not silly sometimes. But, hey. Popcorn flicks and all that.

How to make a superhero movie in 10 easy steps [Slacktory]