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)”