With the recent passing of director Joel Schumacher, fans have been taking another look at his 1995’s addition to the Batman franchise Batman Forever.
Various sources have recently reported the possible existence of a “Schumacher Cut.” This version is believed to be darker and contain less camp than the theatrical cut. Some of the differences include Bruce facing off against a human-sized bat, the darker, more serious tone, less of an emphasis on Dick Grayson, and a focus on Bruce’s deep routed psychological issues.
Following these updates, fans have now begun a social media campaign calling for the studio to “#ReleaseTheSchumacherCut” onto the streaming platform, HBO Max.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Keaton, who starred as Batman/Bruce Wayne in the Tim Burton‘s Batman (1989) & Batman Returns, is in talks to reprise the character for Warner Bros.’s DC movie, The Flash.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced that Tim Burton’s cult classic Beetlejuice is set for a 4K Ultra HD release.
Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+ launches in November and in addition to new original content, the streaming platform is going to go deep into the vaults and release some of the studios most beloved projects of all time. However, there will be a few exceptions when everything is said and done, which isn’t too surprising.
We spoke with TV/Film actress Juliet Landau known for her recurring role as Drusilla in Buffy the Vampire Slayer as well as many film roles such as Ed Wood. Juliet is now stepping away from acting and launching a very exciting documentary based on vampire culture….
“Through the years, whenever I’ve hung out with creators, writers, directors, actors who have lived in the vampire universe, I have had the best conversations… Interesting, funny, insightful discussions… and I’ve always thought, I wish people could see this” 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.
We’d like to wish all our readers and friends around the world a very Merry Christmas…however you chose to spend it. 2014 has been a busy year for us and we can’t wait to share some of the exciting articles and events we will be bringing you in 2015.