Extreme violence. Hardcore sexuality. Shocking smart, cynical satire. Paul Verhoeven is a Dutch filmmaker who took the Hollywood blockbuster by the horns and utterly subverted it - while making some of the most kick-ass movies ever.
Jack Kirby helped create Thor, Iron Man, Captain America and more. But he also created some of the oddest, strangest and most fun characters to ever grace the printed page. Here are ten creations that most capture that Kirby craziness.
Activist, prankster, revolutionary, media star, Groucho Marxist. Abbie Hoffman brought street theater and showmanship to political protest while helping define the counterculture for decades to come. He was a total badass.