Batman

Batman Batman (1989) - Batman Returns - Batman Forever - Batman & Robin - Batman Begins - The Dark Knight - Batman 3
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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Leave it to good ol' boys Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett to write a Justice League animated feature that's an instant classic. Much like their past work ranging from Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, to the Justice League series - this is DC animation the way it should be done. - thecbguys
The main cast list for Gotham continues to expand! Drew Powell (The Mentalist) is the latest former guest star to get promoted to series regular status ahead of the show's second season. But what could the future hold for 'Butch Gilzean'? Read on for more... - Minty
While a DC Cinematic Batman film is yet to be officially confirmed for filming, it is sure to be a dark film as Ben Affleck's Batman is mentioned to have suffered through various harsh struggles. So here is what I would like Warner Brothers to use - PredatorRIsing
As soon as it was announced at SDCC that DC were working on an animated adaptation of The Killing Joke, we all hoped that Mark Hamill would return to voice the Clown Prince of Crime. Well, now Collider has confirmed that that's exactly what's going to happen! - RorMachine
The Comic Book Show gives you your weekly fix of comic book news, reviews, previews, and discussion. Hosts Jen, Jaqueline, Wes, Michael, and Lucas talk about the newly announced Spider-Man movie writers and how it'll affect the franchise, and much, much more... - DangerRoom
Batman: Arkham Knight is an amazing game packed full of very cool Easter Eggs for comic book fans, but there's one which has recently been discovered that you can only encounter during Halloween. Hit the jump to check it out, but be warned of potential SPOILERS... - JoshWilding
If you haven't seen or heard of this YouTube critic before, imagine Mr. Plinkett and RiffTracks had an illegitimate son from Long Island who constantly makes digs at Zack Snyder and Marc Webb, and has reviews for every Marvel movie ever made and every DC movie ever made. Relive all the good & the slightly less good of The Dark Knight Trilogy, after the jump! - TucksDeluxe
Fox has released the first two promos for Gotham's second season, and they feature lots of new snippets of footage (including a smiling Jerome, a.k.a The Joker), as well as the young Bruce Wayne and his loyal butler Alfred heading down into the soon to be Batcave... - JoshWilding
Thanks to a brand new episode of DC All Access, we now have the first official clip for Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem. Even though the Joker isn't blowing things up yet, hit the jump to get your first look at Silver Banshee & Solomon Grundy in action. Check it out! - NightWatcher
He played corrupt cop Vic Mackey in The Shield, but now Fantastic Four (the 2005 version, not the upcoming reboot) Michael Chiklis has landed a key role in season two of Gotham as a member of the Gotham City Police Department. Hit the jump for details on his role... - JoshWilding
I explain why the theory of Jason Todd being Jared Leto's Joker in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie isn't all bad as it seems. - iqincorporated
Check out this cool piece of artwork from James Strecker, which re-imagines the characters that make up Task Force X in David Ayer's Suicide Squad as their DC animated series counterparts. He's also done one for the Trinity in their Batman V Superman costumes... - RorMachine
A teaser and featurette for Batman: Bad Blood has been release, and it gives us a pretty clear look at the films plot. Check it out while you can! - VisionaryNPA
With the rumors of his inclusion in both/either Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad, I figured it was time for me to put together another article listing my favorite picks for another hero from DC Comics. Next up: Dick Grayson/Nightwing! - Philip
Is the curse over? Or does it live?! - Dandy
Since Comic Con is now over, the question everyone ask is "Who won Comic Con?". Not only I'm answering this question, but I think my answer is going to surprise you. - AvatarTarSauce
It's no surprise that Mr. Hamill would like to reprise his role as The Joker one final time, and here he first speaks about his hope for reprising the role in Batman: The Killing Joke. Hit the jump! - VisionaryNPA
The voice cast for Batman: Bad Blood has been revealed! It includes voice actors who previously voiced iconic characters in "Son of Batman" and "Batman vs. Robin". Hit the jump! - VisionaryNPA
We've heard a lot of Arrow casting today, but now it's Gotham turn to add a well-known comic book character to the cast. That will be Natalie Alyn Lind (The Goldbergs) as Bruce Wayne love interest Silver St. Cloud. Read on to find out how she'll factor into the series... - JoshWilding
Yesterday, the nominations for the 67th annual Emmy Awards were announced, and comic book TV shows have scored big! Come and check out which show are up for which awards, and how your favourite CBTV show fared..... - TheBritAvenger
It seems the solo outing for arguably the best character in The Lego Movie will indeed introduce a little yellow Boy Wonder. According to THR, Michael Cera (Arrested Development, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World) will voice Robin alongside Will Arnett as Batman... - RorMachine
In a recent interview with Nylon magazine, Zoe Kravitz (X-Men: First Class, Mad Max: Fury Road, Dope) reveals that she was denied an audition for Christopher Nolan's final Bat-flick based solely on her ethnicity. Click on to find out what she had to say... - RorMachine
Spider-Man has had a shaky history in the gaming world. We all can only remember Spider-Man 2(2004) as the best & arguably only good Spider-Man game. But recent titles have made people jump to the conclusion that a Spidey game can't be done justice anymore, but I have some ideas & suggestions that'll hopefully make it into a future game & make ol' web-head hot again! - ANewPope
The highly anticipated trailers for Suicide Squad & Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice hit over the weekend, and with them, came a ton of new theories, some good, some bad, but one thing they all seemed to have in common was the infamous Clown Prince of Crime! - Khanlark
Rocksteady has revealed what DLC will be coming to Batman: Arkham Knight in August. One of the packs will include playing in the legendary Tim Burton Batsuit and Batmobile with race tracks inspired by Burton films. Click to check it out. - LEVITIKUZ