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Andy Serkis defects from Marvel to DC for new Batman film (movie news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Andy Serkis defects from Marvel to DC for new Batman film (movie news).

Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne/Batman film (arriving from DC in the Summer of 2021) has found its butler Alfred, in the form of actor Andy Serkis – last seen faking a Sith Ifrican accent for the Black Panther film. The news was confirmed by Matt Reeves, the flick’s director, on good old Twitter. Oh, my precious! […]

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Pennyworth (DC comic TV series: trailer).

June 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pennyworth (DC comic TV series: trailer).

Here’s the TV series trailer for DC’s new Pennyworth, in which Batman’s butler gets a backstory which looks like Get Carter combined with The Ipcress Files combined with, well, Batman! Looks like a lot of fun. Arriving on July 28th 2019 on EPIX in the USA.

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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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