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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VIDEO REVIEW - Batman: The Killing Joke - The SuperHeroFan Show VIDEO REVIEW - Batman: The Killing Joke - The SuperHeroFan Show
2016's adaptation of the classic Alan Moore graphic novel has been controversial to say the least... But does it deserve the hatred it gets? Or is there enough here to enjoy? Check out my thoughts on the matter. - superherofan21
First Official Look At Jamie Chung As Valerie Vale In New GOTHAM Season 3 Promo Vids First Official Look At Jamie Chung As Valerie Vale In New GOTHAM Season 3 Promo Vids
A couple of new "Production has Begun" promos for the third season of Fox's Gotham introduce new character Valerie Vale, and catch us up with a very shaken looking Selina Kyle. Check 'em out... - RorMachine
Margot Robbie On Whether There's A Solo HARLEY QUINN Movie In Development Margot Robbie On Whether There's A Solo HARLEY QUINN Movie In Development
At a screening for Suicide Squad, Margot Robbie was asked where things stand on her rumored spin-off film, which is said to feature the Birds of Prey. Continue on for Robbie's brief but interesting reply. - MarkJulian
BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE MOVIE REVIEW BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE MOVIE REVIEW
The long awaited adaptation of Alan Moore's Killing Joke has finally hit theaters. But is it any good? - sonofsamadams
Quicker reviews The Killing Joke Quicker reviews The Killing Joke
Batman: The Killing Joke is a fantastic graphic novel. So it was a great day when it was announced it would be getting the DC Animated treatment. So does this live up to the legacy of the novel? Or does it just kill it? - Quicker
IS JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK JUST A TEST? (+ FAN-CAST) IS JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK JUST A TEST? (+ FAN-CAST)
Can the animated movie kickstart the live action movie? - pulpcrystal
BOX OFFICE: BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Debuted With An Impressive $3.1 Million Yesterday Evening BOX OFFICE: BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Debuted With An Impressive $3.1 Million Yesterday Evening
Despite some controversy surrounding a certain sex scene, Warner Bros. Animation's Batman: The Killing Joke was a hit during its first night in theaters, and you can find all the latest details here... - JoshWilding
POLL: What Do You Think Of Batman's New JUSTICE LEAGUE Costume? POLL: What Do You Think Of Batman's New JUSTICE LEAGUE Costume?
Ben Affleck's Dark Knight is sporting some new threads for his next DCEU appearance in Justice League. With a shift to his familiar black, do you prefer this look over Batman v Superman's gray suit?. - MarkJulian
Jim Gordon Will Become An 'Iconic' DC Character In GOTHAM Season 3 Jim Gordon Will Become An 'Iconic' DC Character In GOTHAM Season 3
Gotham is continuing its foray into the world of Batman, and the third season promises even more changes from the mythos. In a new interview, Ben McKenzie has revealed a big shift for Gordon... - MattBellissimo