Edge of DarknessRemember back in the day, when movie supervillains were, you know, actually supervillains? Lex Luthor, The Joker, Khan Noonien Singh, Michael Bay -- all were evil masterminds who would wreck havoc on the city or planet (or movie, in Bay's case) in which they threatened.

Recently, as with this weekend's new Mel Gibson thriller, 'Edge of Darkness,' we've noticed a trend in movies, in which our heroes are terrorized (usually, at first, behind the scenes) by defense corporations.

Which got us to thinking: Are defense corporations the new Legion of Doom? Let's take a look at some recent examples.

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