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Pennyworth (for your thoughts) (Batman spin-off movie trailer).

April 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pennyworth (for your thoughts) (Batman spin-off movie trailer).

Have we reached peak superhero when even Batman’s butler is getting his own spin-off series, I ask myself? With this teaser trailer for the new Pennyworth movie, the film seems to stray into some 1960s young Harry Palmer territory, and if you don’t understand that reference, go ask yo’ Dad! Or your Spy Mum.

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Joker movie (first trailer).

April 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Joker movie (first trailer).

The new Joker movie seems to be going for a dark, grim, realistic vibe, taking it into Taxi-driver for superheroes territory. 

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Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (short movie).

October 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (short movie).

Here’s an interesting if rather odd fish … a made-for-TV semi-biographical/semi-action-comedy movie channelling the 1960s Batman, featuring Adam West and Burt Ward as themselves, but also with actors Jack Brewer and Jason Marsden as the young West (Batman) and Ward (Robin) in flashbacks.

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Ben Affleck is Sad Affleck? Nope.

January 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ben Affleck is Sad Affleck? Nope.

In this BBC interview the Batman actor Ben Affleck tells the interviewer all about ‘Batman v Superman – Sad Affleck‘, as well as what he learnt from making Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – plus what he was allowed to take home from the movie (aka nick). More than us, Ben. More than us!

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Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice (film review by Frank Ochieng)

March 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice (film review by Frank Ochieng)

One would think that the ultimate showdown between two of the most iconic super-heroes would make for some downright compelling action-oriented exploits against a landscape of angst and destruction. Plus, it certainly did not hurt that exhilarating filmmaker Zack Snyder (‘300’) was at the helm in bringing together the colorfully and concocted confrontation between The […]

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Gotham episode 1: an analysis by: GF Willmetts (TV review).

October 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gotham episode 1: an analysis by: GF Willmetts (TV review).

Show-runner Bruno Heller had to lay down a lot in the opening series of ‘Gotham’. Of primary importance was to show the Waynes’ murder and Bruce’s grief. It also needed to establish Detective James Gordon and the city corruption between the criminal classes and the police. Without being spoiler, it was already known that the […]

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Victorian Batman = Iron Bat.

April 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Victorian Batman = Iron Bat.

Are you a Victorian criminal, maybe some kind of steampunk genius? Then you must . . . fear the Iron Bat! Ashley Rogers interviews The Iron Bat about his steampunk Batman cosplay at Anime Boston 2014. Interview conducted by Ashley Rogers.

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DC Comics goes steampunk loopy.

January 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
DC Comics goes steampunk loopy.

It’s only seven years since The Court of the Air‘s best-selling success pushed steampunk from being a Fan in-joke to a burgeoning literary, cosplay and social movement, but now DC Comics are throwing their weight behind the genre with steampunk covers for large swathes of the New 52 crew. There’s everything from Steampunk Batman to […]

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Batman Detective Comics #19 (comic-book review).

April 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Batman Detective Comics #19 (comic-book review).

I’ll confess from the start that other than the LSH, I’m not fully up to speed with all the changes that DC initiated with ‘The New 52!’ Reading this issue of ‘Batman Detective’ and the references within, the Dark Knight has lost another Robin already and his other Bat-associates aren’t exactly happy with him over […]

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Spiderman versus Batman financial slap-down.

March 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Spiderman versus Batman financial slap-down.

And the Infographic of the day is this Spiderman versus Batman financial slap-down. Of course, Peter Parker could never outspend Bats when it comes to the folding green stuff, but is Bruce Wayne happy, I ask myself? All that misery and speaking in a growly voice. I’d rather be a hip young teenager with a […]

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