Linked: Glass Prison

The glass prison designers of the fictional world are making bank this year. It seems that almost every action-packed superhero or quasi-superhero film features the same prominent set piece and it hasn’tt gone unnoticed: a recent meme circulated remarking on the inefficacy of the glass prison, showing the evolution of the structure on film … She also notes a more important use of such a tactic: “You get to put the hero and the villain in the room together, without having them fight.” - Filmschool Rejects

It’s a nice plotpoint, but since it’s so overused these days, it has become an easy solution to get the plot movie. Aside from the usefull information told during these scenes, they’ve become quite boring to watch.