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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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For me, the best thing about Fox's new television series Gotham is Robin Lord Taylor ("Accepted"). His portrayal of Oswald Cobblepot (aka the Penguin) is very entertaining. Come check out this new "Alive & Well" featurette focusing on him.
Fox have released a new batch of images from the ninth episode of Gotham, and while we don't see anything of Harvey Dent, we do get a look at the first meeting between Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle as well as much more. Hit the jump to check them out...
The Penguin may have cleared Gordon's name, but Jim is not out of hot water just yet. When Fish Mooney & company get word of Jim's deception, they send Victor Zsasz to take care of him.. Come check out a brand new character promo highlighting the sadistic killer now!
The acclaimed duo of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo have begun their latest storyline in the pages of Batman, and in a new interview with CBR, Snyder discusses Endgame's big bad and the scope of the story. Spoilers for Batman #35 follow.
Fox has released the plot synopsis for Gotham's ninth episode, titled "Harvey Dent." As many of know, this episode will feature the introduction of Nicholas D’ Agosto as Harvey Dent, the future Two-Face. Don't worry about that though, when we meet him, he'll be an ally to Jim Gordon.
Riddle me this, riddle me that, why are the ice hockey teams, Toledo Walleye and the Evansville IceMen, going to be wearing uniforms designed to look like Batman and The Riddler?
The Dark Knight will rise again! At least southerners think so, as Batman costumes are the most popular Halloween costume for people that live in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Tennessee. See which states love to dress up as your favorite super heroes and villains.
Fox has sent us over the synopsis for the November 17 ep of their Batman prequel series, and although the titular assistant DA is obviously the focus, this breakdown doesn't mention him. Instead, we find out that Gordon is set to be reassigned to the iconic Arkham Asylum! Take a look..
Executive Producer Bruno Heller teases Arkham Asylum in this new one-minute featurette for Fox's comic book-based television series, Gotham. Hit the jump to check it out.
Jim Carrey ("The Mask") appeared on Howard Stern's radio show today and was asked about the rumors of him and his Batman Forever co-star Tommy Lee Jones ("The Fugitive") not getting along. Come listen to it or read the transcript fashionnstyle.com wrote up.
Hit the jump to check out a nice collection of promotional photos for the eight episode of Fox's hit comic book-based television series Gotham, which is titled "The Mask."
After tonight's action-packed episode and another great cliffhanger, life is about to get even more difficult for Jim Gordon and Harvey Bullock in next week's episode of Gotham as The Penguin begins cementing himself as a force to be reckoned with. Hit the jump to check it out!
Last week, Bleeding Cool reported that Batman Forever and Batman & Robin director Joel Schumacher is working on a 12-issue miniseries adapting his proposed trilogy of Bat-movies. Well, it appears that rumour has been debunked. Hit the jump for details.
Check it out after the jump to see which member of The Metal Men debuted in LEGO and to see Victor Fries as he returns to the LEGO world in a new look!
The folks over at the Gotham Facebook page have released some downloadable masks from Gotham, and if you doubted the casting, you’d better take a look at what these character will eventually look like.
Fox have released two brand new featurettes for Gotham offering up a closer look at the lives of Selina Kyle, Bruce Wayne and James Gordon as well as how Oswald Cobblepot (better known to comic book fans as The Penguin) is becoming a force the likes no one has ever seen. Check it out!
Take a look at the new sighting of the BatMobile and how it might relate to a previously reported filming site. Check it out!
Check it out after the jump to see 2 characters that are very important in the (LEGO) Dark Knight's life, Red & Gray have never looked better!
We've seen a few of these already, but now /Film have gathered together all of the incredible posters from the Mondo Gallery's 75 Years Of Batman show in Austin, Texas. Pretty much every incarnation of the Dark Knight, and many of his enemies and allies, are represented here..
We caught a glimpse of the villainous Victor Zsasz in a trailer released for Gotham first season not too long ago, but now he takes the spotlight in these images from the show's seventh episode. If the actor looks familiar, it's because he recently played The Mist on The Flash...
According to the website, bleedingcool.com, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin director Joel Schumacher is returning to the world of Gotham. Come check it out.
Five new clips have been released from next week's Gotham, and in them we see the Major Crimes Unit investigating Jim Gordon (while Barbara Keane runs interference), Bullock running down some leads and Bruce Wayne refusing to cease his investigation into Wayne Enterprises...
Could Gotham potentially be setting up Batman to appear on the show a lot sooner than we think, with possibly other DC Comics heroes to follow later on? Read on and let me know what you think of my theory....
Check it out after the jump to see which new characters have been added into the LEGO Batman 3 World!
Fox have released two new featurettes for Gotham focusing on the fall, then rise of Oswald Cobblepot as he marches forward on his journey to become the comic book villain know as The Penguin and another which profiles the Gotham City Police Department’s Homicide Division...