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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'Azrael' Is On The Loose In New Promo For GOTHAM Season 2 Episode 20: Unleashed 'Azrael' Is On The Loose In New Promo For GOTHAM Season 2 Episode 20: "Unleashed"
There's a madman on the loose on the streets of Gotham and it's up to Gordon & Bullock to find him before the Penguin does. Come check out the promo for next week's episode now! - KingPatel
10 Iconic Villains Most Likely To Make Cameo Appearances In Ben Affleck's THE BATMAN 10 Iconic Villains Most Likely To Make Cameo Appearances In Ben Affleck's THE BATMAN
Rumour has it that Ben Affleck's The Batman will be "crammed with villains", and these are the members of the Dark Knight's rogues gallery who are most likely to make brief appearances in the movie... - JoshWilding
RUMOR: THE BATMAN Unlikely To Adapt Under The Red Hood But We Will See LOTS Of Other Villains RUMOR: THE BATMAN Unlikely To Adapt "Under The Red Hood" But We Will See LOTS Of Other Villains
According to a new report, it's unlikely that we'll see The Dark Knight taking on Jason Todd/Red Hood in Ben Affleck's The Batman, but there's some very good villain news to make up for the bad... - JoshWilding
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