2014 was a busy year for Marvel movies, and while we still have some time to wait before DC Comics get in on the action with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the likes of Captain America, Spider-Man, the X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy all had their hands full with some great and not so great villains.
As has now seemingly become custom, each of this year’s superhero movies featured multiple foes for our favourite heroes to face off against. While that worked in some better than others, it means we were spoiled for choice when it came to picking just five we loved and another five we weren’t quite so keen on…
Have we missed any of the villains you either loved or loathed from this year’s batch of comic book adaptations? Be sure to let us know that and your thoughts on our picks in the comments section below.
Though his appearance may have been brief, Thanos’ role in Guardians of the Galaxy is still extremely significant. His cameo at the end of The Avengers baffled those not well-versed in Marvel comics, so getting some context here was much appreciated.
The villain’s two short scenes and a number of references from other characters helped to make it clear that he’s a force to be reckoned with, while Josh Brolin’s voice brought some much needed life to the CGI creation.
One minor complaint however is that Ronan is the second person he’s enlisted who has failed to retrieve an Infinity Stone (the other being Loki), so here’s hoping we get to see Thanos in action sooner rather than later as he sets his sights on Earth…