Inspired by the success of The Dark Knight’s Joker, io9 has some thoughts on keeping your villains villainy – what makes them great, how they go wrong, and how not to ruin their effectiveness. Darth Vader is used as an example in the last – and I can’t say I disagree. Continue reading “On the care and feeding of effective villains”
Part I, II, III. Starts with Jar Jar and ends with…. Well, it’s not the hardest guess in the world, is it? Lots of EU characters, though.
Entertainment Weekly continues their lineup with part two of the 50 most vile movie villains and the genre baddies really pile up this time: Doc Ock, HAL, Ming the Merciless, Gollum, T-1000 and the Wicked Witch of the West join Vader and Khan.
Check them all out and then go vote!
Naturally Darth Vader is the poster boy for Entertainment Weekly’s 50 most vile movie villains. The lineup continues with part 2 tomorrow, and then there will be a vote.
Other genre baddies making the cut (so far) are Khan Noonien Singh and Captain Vidal of Pan’s Labyrinth.