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The Batman movie franchise actually began in 1943 with serialized matinees in glorious black and white. Then, the more colorful and cornball 60's Batman TV series spawned a movie that wasted valuable theater time as well. But in modern times, Tim Burton's goth Batman (1989) truly started to see the vision--even with the choice of comedic actor Michael Keaton in the lead role, and Jack Nicholson as "The Joker". While still a bit over-the-top, the flick made enough money to get sequels started and Burton returned with villains Catwoman and The Penguin for 1992's Batman Returns. But then Warner Bros left us with Joel Schumacher and replacement Batmen Val Kilmer (Batman Forever - 1995) and George Clooney (Batman & Robin - 1997). With a "flamboyant" director at the helm, the focus became neon and nipples, and too many villains mixed in. A perverted desecration of the batsuit, complete with nipples and codpiece finally killed the franchise. After an 8-year hiatus, Warner Bros rebooted the Bat-films with 2005's Batman Begins. Director Christopher Nolan took a more serious take with Christian Bale as Batman/Bruce Wayne. The re-energized franchise led to the biggest comic book movie of all time (currently) with 2008's The Dark Knight. As of this writing, the franchise is secure, and several more sequels are guaranteed.

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What do you get when you mix metal and the Batman? How about a strange violent NSFW animated short that just might make Dark Knight creator Frank Miller blush. Red Medusa Animation Studio has done it again. Check out their second “Batmetal” animated Fan video after the jump… - speedyg33
Fox has released a synopsis for the September 21 season 2 premiere of Gotham, and it gives us more of an idea of what to expect when Theo and Tabitha Galavan join forces with some very bad people to "cleanse" the city. There's also a 7-minute video recap of the first season... - RorMachine
Following the first Joker-centric clip yesterday, Fox has now released nine official images from the upcoming season two premiere of Gotham, and they focus on both the heroes and villains of the Batman prequel as Bruce Wayne enters the future Batcave and more. Check them out! - JoshWilding
In this first sneak peek from the Gotham season 2 première, Jerome (who may or may not turn out to be The Joker) takes a shine to Gordon's psychotic ex, Barbara Kean. Could she be a Harley Quinn in waiting perhaps? Click on to have a look and let us know what you think... - RorMachine
“The Joker” has had the honor of being adapted to different mediums throughout the years by some of the greatest artists, writers, directors and actors in the world. Check out some of my favorite artists after the jump - DrKinsolving
“Monsters are coming to cleanse this city in blood and fire.” New baddie Theo Galavan (James Frain) definitely has some bad intentions for Gotham city in this latest promo for the second season of Fox's Bat-drama. Plus, see new glimpses of the gang of villains that are just waiting to rise... - RorMachine
In this series of editorials, I am going to put forward my ideas for what DC should do with their video game franchises! Click the jump to check it out! - Gutspinner
Recently, we've been hearing a lot of speculation about Jared Leto's Joker in Suicide Squad, but one fan has now come up with a very interesting take on Heath Ledger's Oscar winning portrayal in The Dark Knight. Was The Clown Prince of Crime really that movie's hero? - JoshWilding
Batman Triumphant. The sequel to Superman Returns! That pesky Justice League movie! Come check out some of the DC films you could have seen in a different life! - slimybug
Next month, the follow-up to DC's year-long weekly Batman Eternal will kick off, with the brand new series chronicling the history of the Dynamic Duo. Hit the jump for a preview of Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV and Tony S. Daniel's Batman and Robin Eternal #1! - staypuffed
This image gave us our first glimpse of the secret enclave discovered by Bruce (David Mazouz) and Alfred (Sean Pertwee) at the end of Gotham season 1, and now Fox has released a new TV spot for the upcoming second season that takes us a little further inside the future Batcave... - RorMachine
Fox has released a full batch of character profile images for the upcoming second season of Gotham. Along with the obvious returnees, we have James Frain and Jessica Lucas as Theo and Tabitha Galavan, and Michael Chiklis as Captain Nathaniel Barnes. Check it out... - RorMachine
ClickHole has added "The Dark Knight" to their "This Will Change The Way You Watch" series. Their latest addition gives us unknown facts, behind-the-scenes secrets and trivia for Christopher Nolan's 2008, The Dark Knight. Check it out after the jump - DrKinsolving
Actor Wes Bentley (Ghost Rider, The Hunger Games) told the Larry King Now audience that he would like to play Batman if he could play another comic book character. Shhhh...no one tell him about Batfleck, it would crush his soul. - MarkJulian
The Joker will be adopting a brand new look when the DCEU comes to fruition, and not all the other villains are too thrilled about it in How It Should Have Ended's latest video. Click the jump to watch now! - Gutspinner
Over the years, many actors have portrayed Gotham's Dark Knight in his many blockbuster outings. One such actor is Michael Keaton, but did you know the role was actually originally offered to Pierce Brosnan instead? Click the jump for details on what Brosnan recently said about turning down the role, as well as his thoughts on a gay or black 007! - Gutspinner
Over the years, many actors have portrayed Gotham's Dark Knight in his many blockbuster outings. One such actor is Michael Keaton, but did you know the role was actually originally offered to Pierce Brosnan instead? Click the jump for details on what Brosnan recently said about turning down the role! - Gutspinner
Batman's rule in the comics of not taking a life has not always extended into his movies. Hit the jump for a count of all the times he's killed somebody in every live action adaptation. And be sure to sound off on whether you think all of them actually count. - MrSundayMovies
A brand new image from season 2 of Fox's Gotham sees Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) and Alfred (Sean Pertwee) discovering the "secret lair" that will eventually be used as the iconic base of operations for the Dark Knight. Right now though, it's something else entirely... - RorMachine
Today, at the Wizard World Chicago GOTHAM Panel, Ben McKenzie (who plays Jim Gordon in the hit series) has revealed just when fans can expect to see The Dark Knight himself on the series! Click the jump to find out when! - Gutspinner
With the Tim Burton Batmobile DLC released, Rocksteady's next Batmobile DLC will be Christopher Nolan's Tumbler from The Dark Knight Trilogy. Also Nightwing story DLC involving Penguin, new Challenge Maps, and the Arkham Asylum Batsuit. Click to check it out. - LEVITIKUZ
Fox has released a new trailer for Gotham that spells out the fact that we'll see The Joker over the course of the shows second season. - Hulksta
Gotham has cast a number of new faces ahead of its sophomore season, but none have been quite as exciting as the arrival of Michael Chiklis. Now we've received our first look at the former star of The Shield, in character as GCPD Capt. 'Nathaniel Barnes'. - Minty
In a heartwarming motion by the Huntington Batman, John Buckland, a promise made by the late Lenny B. Robinson (Route 29 Batman/Baltimore Batman) to a young boy on Sunday, was fulfilled in an incredible way. Click the jump for details on this amazing act by an amazing man. - Gutspinner
James Frain is great at playing villains, so it was no surprise to see him join the cast of Gotham as incoming Season 2 antagonist 'Theo Galavan'. However, we may have underestimated just how pivotal his role will be. Hit the jump for more details! - Minty