Batman

Batman 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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Ben Affleck And Geoff Johns Rumored To Have Complete Creative Control Over The Solo BATMAN Movie Ben Affleck And Geoff Johns Rumored To Have Complete Creative Control Over The Solo BATMAN Movie
Which of course means Zack Snyder will have no involvement with the film. Continue on to read additional details on the exact roles Geoff Johns and Ben Affleck occupy in shaping the solo Batman feature. - MarkJulian
The First Official Trailer For The R-Rated Animated Adaptation Of BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Is Here The First Official Trailer For The R-Rated Animated Adaptation Of BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Is Here
A fake version of this using footage from the BTS special was doing the rounds, but now check out the official trailer for the animated adaptation of Alan Moore's controversial classic, The Killing Joke... - RorMachine
BATMAN Legends Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Discuss Ending Their Epic 51 Issue Run BATMAN Legends Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Discuss Ending Their Epic 51 Issue Run
After 5 years on the job, the creative team behind the current BATMAN comic will be hanging up the cape. Find out their thoughts on moving on from the caped crusader, and what they’ll be up to next after the jump! - TurtleFever
Top 10 Songs Featured on Comic-Book Movie Soundtracks Top 10 Songs Featured on Comic-Book Movie Soundtracks
R.I.P. Prince. If I made this list later, Prince's "Partyman" from Batman may have made the cut. Here are 10 tracks that (majority of the time) don't get the recognition they deserve.... Till now. - thejon93rd
Has Batman & Robin been misunderstood? Has Batman & Robin been misunderstood?
Despite grossing over $200 million worldwide, Batman & Robin was a critical failure. But near two decades later, did the film was really understand for what it was at the time of its release ? - CaptainShazam
Top 5 Batman Stories Ben Affleck Should Adapt! Top 5 Batman Stories Ben Affleck Should Adapt!
With the confirmation of Affleck now directing and writing the next Batman film, we discuss the top 5 stories that he should adapt to film! - neihofft