Classic Film Review: The Dark Night (2008)

Marvel vs. DC: The Dark Knight, 2008 Directed by: Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman   After the successful Batman Begins rebooted the franchise that Batman & Robin tried to kill, Christian Bale (Batman Begins) returns as Batman and is faced with The JokerContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Dark Night (2008)”

Classic Film Review: Batman & Robin (1997)

Marvel vs. DC: Batman & Robin, 1997 Directed by: Joel Schumacher Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O’Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Elle Macpherson   Joel Shumacher is back in the director’s seat with Batman & Robin, a film that ruined the Batman character for me throughout most of my life.Continue reading “Classic Film Review: Batman & Robin (1997)”

Classic Film Review: Batman Forever (1995)

Marvel vs. DC: Batman Forever, 1995 Directed by: Joel Schumacher Starring: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O’Donnell, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle   Tim Burton is gone, Michael Keaton is gone: enter Joel Schumacher. This Batman film is certainly not in the same style as Batman or Batman Returns; the “comedy”Continue reading “Classic Film Review: Batman Forever (1995)”

Classic Film Review: Batman Returns (1992)

Marvel vs. DC: Batman Returns, 1992 Directed by: Tim Burton Starring: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Michael Murphy   The animal kingdom is in chaos as Batman/Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton, Batman) battles The Penguin/Oswald Cobblepot (Danny DeVito, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) and Catwoman/Selina Kyle (Michelle Pfeiffer,Continue reading “Classic Film Review: Batman Returns (1992)”

Classic Film Review: Batman (1989)

Marvel vs. DC: Batman, 1989 Directed by: Tim Burton Starring: Jack Nicholson, Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Michael Gough, Jack Palance   Once DC realised they’d dried up the Superman well, they turned to his Justice League team mate, Batman, to help revive their fortunes. Batman (DC’s second outingContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Batman (1989)”

Classic Film Review: Batman (1966)

Marvel vs. DC: Batman, 1966 Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero, Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin   Before Ben Affleck, before Christian Bale, before George Clooney and Val Kilmer and Michael Keaton was Adam West, the first actor to portray Batman in a theatrical release. A continuation ofContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Batman (1966)”

Film Review: Justice League (2017)

2017 in Cinema: Justice League, 2017 Directed by: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. K. Simmons   *This review contains minor spoilers, but most of which should be expected* Here is a list of all the majorContinue reading “Film Review: Justice League (2017)”