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)”

Film Review: American Assassin (2017)

2017 in Cinema: American Assassin, 2017 Directed by: Michael Cuesta Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Taylor Kitsch   American Assassin is an American action thriller about a young CIA black ops recruit, Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) who’s helping a Cold War veteran, Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton, Spiderman: Homecoming) fend off aContinue reading “Film Review: American Assassin (2017)”

Film Review: Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

And the Oscar Goes to: Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), 2014 Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts Birdman: or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) tells the story of Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton (Spotlight), an actor known famously for his portrayal asContinue reading “Film Review: Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)”

Film Review: Spotlight (2015)

And the Oscar Goes to: Spotlight, 2015 Directed by: Tom McCarthy Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams Spotlight is an American biographical crime drama focusing on the Spotlight team of The Boston Globe and their investigation into cases of widespread child sex abuse claims in the Boston area, with many priests accused as theContinue reading “Film Review: Spotlight (2015)”