Deadpool took the superhero template and blew it out of the water. It lampooned the genre, poked a stick at the poe-faced seriousness and managed to laugh at itself, the biggest characters and stars and still come out with a quality … Continue reading Teen Titans Go to the Movies (2018) Review
Superheroes are ridiculous. The concept is silly, the ideas usually stupid and most ridiculous of them all is The Batman. Not only is he a man dressed as a bat using his wealth to fight crime: he does this very … Continue reading The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Review
If Joel Schumacher’s Batman & Robin was trying to be a big screen adaptation of the camp 1960s Adam West version of the character, or a spoof on superhero movies and Batman in particular, there would be a lot that works … Continue reading Countdown to Review 500 – Batman & Robin (1997) Review
This week sees the release of the movie which pits two of the biggest comic book characters against each other for the first time on the big screen. Before we see whether Snyder can deliver the movie we all hope it … Continue reading Batman vs Superman: Who is better?
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst: Actors who have played Batman
On Thursday at midnight I finally watch a movie which any geek (and many people that aren’t geeks) could only dream would happen – Batman vs Superman. The problem I have is that it follows Man of Steel. I didn’t really … Continue reading What I want to see in Batman vs Superman
Recently, DC’s animated Batman movies have been brilliant, bringing adaptations of some of the greatest Batman comics to the screen faithfully. It was with this confidence that I watched Mystery of the Batwoman, thinking it would be a version of one … Continue reading Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003) Review
I loved Batman: Year One and a big part of that was because I knew the comic so well and they had done such a good job of transferring the story to the animated film. It did leave me wanting more though and I led in bed last night wondering what other Batman comics would work as animated films… and here we are. The Long Halloween/Dark Victory Like I mentioned in my Year One review, in a perfect world, they would continue the Batman comic book adaptations as a fully fledged, animated series and Jeph Loeb’s stories would be the … Continue reading Batman stories that should be remade into animated films.