Christian Bale‘s Caped Crusader is coming back to the big screen for a limited time only to celebrate Batman’s 80th Anniversary.
Batman made his first ever appearance all the way back in March 1939 (in Detective Comics issue #27), which means he has been fighting bad guys, solving crimes and brooding over his parents for a staggering 80 years.
Review by Lewis Mainwaring & Benjamin Gummery
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders is an 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Based on the 1960’s Batman TV series, the film stars Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar reprising their roles of Batman, Robin, and Catwoman from the series.
Warner Bros. has released a new trailer announcing the extended cut of Suicide Squad.
No further details about the content of the Suicide Squad Extended Cut were released, but it is most likely similar in concept to the Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition, which restored many scenes that were removed from the film’s theatrical release during editing.
Review by Ben Gummery
Batman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros: Animation and distributed by Warner Bros: Pictures.
The film is the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series.
Reviewed by – Ben Gummery & Lewis Mainwaring
Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name.
Written and directed by David Ayer and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe. Continue reading
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Fans of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland‘s 1988 definitive one-shot graphic novel – Batman: The Killing Joke, have been waiting a very long time to see a full-length adaptation.
Batman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros: Animation and distributed by Warner Bros: Pictures. The film is the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series.
Both the original graphic novel and this film is set in the fictional U.S. city of Gotham, Batman: The Killing Joke provides an origin story for the supervillain the Joker, loosely adapted from the 1951 story arc “The Man Behind the Red Hood!”.
Taking place over two timelines, The Killing Joke depicts the Joker attempting to drive Jim Gordon insane and Batman’s desperate attempt to stop him.
The film is directed by Sam Liu, written by Brian Azzarello and stars the voices of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong and Ray Wise. Continue reading
Written by Lewis Mainwaring
Fans of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland‘s 1988 definitive one-shot graphic novel, Batman: The Killing Joke, have been waiting a very long time to see a full-length adaptation.
Since it’s announcement by producer Bruce Timm during the Justice League: Gods and Monsters panel at San Diego Comic-Con ’15, there has been a lot of excitement and anticipation for this animated film with both Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprising their roles as Batman and the Joker, respectively. Continue reading
The CW has announced today at the Television Critics Association that Ariter/Director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy) will direct an upcoming episode of hit DC Comics show The Flash Season 2.
Smith has previous written for Marvel & DC properties in comics including Batman, Green Arrow & Daredevil. Continue reading
The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened? is the long-awaited documentary from director Jon Schnepp which will delve into the infamous canned Superman movie project which initially had writer Kevin Smith & director Tim Burton attached. Nicholas Cage was cast as Superman; and there is even footage of the screen tests he did in costume for this film however after under-going several rewrites and delays the project rested in studio development hell.
According to the film-makers the documentary will cover everything ever made for this film, interviews with people who were involved (including Smith, Burton & producer Jon Peters) and even recreations of scenes from the original script. The funds for this documentary were raised through a successful crowd-funding campaign as well as from individual investors. A poster and final trailer was released this week.