Director: Sam Liu Starring: Jerry O’Connell, Rebecca Romijn & Rainn Wilson Rating: 12 Duration: 72 minutes Release date: 6 August (UK) We’ve been here before, twice in fact and this is now the third time DC have told the story of how Superman dies. 2007’s Superman Doomsday and 2016’s Batman v Superman both told the… Read More The Death Of Superman
Director: Sam Liu Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Jennifer Carpenter & Anthony Head Rating: 15 Duration: 78 minutes Release date: 5 February (UK) Continuing DC’s recent trend of animated films based upon popular graphic novels comes Batman: Gotham by Gaslight. Pitting Batman against Jack the Ripper in 19th Century Gotham is an idea that works really well… Read More Batman: Gotham By Gaslight
Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot & Jason Momoa Synopsis: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Rating: 12A Duration: 120 minutes Release date: 17 November (UK) While not as… Read More Justice League
Director: Rick Morales Starring: Adam West, William Shatner & Julie Newmar Synopsis: Gotham City District Attorney Harvey Dent is mutilated in a laboratory accident. When the duplicitous Two-Face embarks on a crime spree, Batman and Robin must solve the mystery of his identity while facing off against several other foes. Rating: 12 Duration: 72 minutes… Read More Batman vs Two Face
Warner Bros. have released their final trailer for next months Justice League and you can see it here.
On 30 October Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment will release Batman vs Two-Face on digital download, DVD and Blu-ray.
Director: Sam Liu Starring: Kevin Conroy, Melissa Rauch & Loren Lester Synopsis: Batman and Nightwing are forced to team with the Joker’s sometimes-girlfriend Harley Quinn to stop a global threat brought about by Poison Ivy and Jason Woodrue, the Floronic Man. Rating: 12A Duration: 74 minutes Release date: 29 August Once again, we find ourselves faced… Read More Batman And Harley Quinn
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Batman: The Animated Series, DC entertainment are releasing Batman and Harley Quinn on Blu-ray and DVD on 28 August.
Director: Chris McKay Starring: Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes & Rosario Dawson Synopsis: Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. Rating: U Duration: 104 minutes Release date: 19 June (UK) It was only three years ago when The Lego Movie plundered… Read More The Lego Batman Movie
After teasing us with several posters and those really annoying 15-second trailers, Warner Bros. have finally unveiled the first look at Zack Snyder’s Justice League.
Director: Chris McKay Starring: Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes & Rosario Dawson Synopsis: Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. Rating: U Duration: 104 minutes Release date: 10 February (UK) It was only three years ago when The Lego Movie plundered… Read More The Lego Batman Movie
Director: Rick Morales Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward & Julie Newmar Synopsis: Batman and Robin are back in action to take down their fiendish foes once again with original actors Adam West voicing Batman, Burt Ward voicing Robin and Julie Newmar voicing Catwoman. Rating: 12 Duration: 78 minutes Release date: 7 November (UK) More than… Read More Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders
If you don’t have the patience to wait for the Blu-ray release, then you can catch Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders at cinemas on 17 October. The very fun looking return of Adam West as Batman will be at select cinemas which are viewable here: http://www.batmanreturnofthecapedcrusaders.co.uk/ Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders is released… Read More The Caped Crusaders Are Back For One Night Only
Well this was certainly unexpected. In among all the darkness and brooding of DC’s extended universe has sprung some light relief in the form of Adam West’s Batman.
Director: Sam Liu Starring: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill & Tara Strong Synopsis: As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness. Rating: 15 Duration: 77 minutes Release date: 8 August (UK) Released in 1988, The Killing Joke… Read More Batman: The Killing Joke
Further to the earlier news regarding the ace Wonder Woman trailer follows the also ace Justice League trailer. Directed by Zack Snyder and showing his unique visual flair, the trailer also showcases some well-timed humour and a touch of irony. Here’s hoping DC really are looking to up their game after the moody Batman v… Read More Justice League Trailer
Get excited folks. There’s only four months to wait… Suicide Squad is in cinemas August 2016.
You know you want this! The Lego Batman Movie is in cinemas 10 February 2017.
The first foreign language film in Film Club’s short history proved to be a popular choice. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Pan’s Labyrinth scored a solid 8.1/10 from our members, and has instantly landed in the top half of the table.
As promised, March’s edition of Film Club brought something completely different to the table. The Rose, starring Bette Midler, was a unique choice and something that the Film Club members openly admitted to being surprised by. Despite it’s low score, it was far from hated, and was perhaps more interesting than it was captivating viewing.
This months Film Club, and January’s for that matter, has brought with it some interesting views and a few interesting stats. For the first time in Film Club’s short history we have four films with the same rating, meaning that third and fourth place in the leaderboard are each shared by two films a piece.
Michael Keaton’s career has been nothing if not varied. He has been the leading man, the comedic foil, the villain, the supernatural, the corporate slime ball, the plastic doll (Toy Story 3 in case you wondered) and a superhero. But, has Hollywood given Keaton enough attention? Possibly not. He’s only ever received one leading actor… Read More Top 5 Michael Keaton Performances
As 2014 draws to a close, so too does Film Club. In the final review of the year, we picked apart Tim Burton’s first entry into the comic book genre with his take on Batman. Deemed a classic at the time of release, and for many years since, but Burton’s Batman is showing its age… Read More Film Club Leaderboard: December Edition
In this months edition of Film Club, Cathal, aka The Narrator, chose Tim Burton’s Batman as our film of the month. It was another interesting choice and one that didn’t go down as well with some as it did with others, while it also brought out inevitable comparisons to Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight films. Keep… Read More Film Club: Batman (1989)
With DC and Warner Bros. set to launch their own cinematic assault against Marvel in 2016 with the double-whammy of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and the Suicide Squad film, now is a great time for those who are new to the world of superheroes to start reading the stories that inspired the films.… Read More 10 DC Graphic Novels You Need To Read
Directors: Jay Olivia & Ethan Spaulding Starring: Kevin Conroy, Neal McDonough & Hynden Walch Synopsis: “Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called, The Suicide Squad.” Rating: 15 Runtime: 75 minutes The DC animated line of various films… Read More Batman: Assault On Arkham, My review
Back in May I ran a feature to coincide with the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past where I ranked the X-Men movies from worst to best. As it is Batman’s 75th anniversary I wanted to run a few features to celebrate the year of the Batman, and where better to start than with… Read More Ranking The Live Action Batman Movies From Worst To Best
It’s not often, heck ever, that I write a review about a short film or a fan movie, but after seeing Batman Vs The Terminator, I felt inclined to do just that. Batman Vs The Terminator is the brainchild of New Zealand based animator Mitchell Hammond, who took it upon himself to craft this film merely… Read More Batman Vs The Terminator, My Review
News bites The Mummy reboot (really?) is up and running at Universal, with Jon Spaihts on writing duties, the studio have apparently approached Mama director Andre Muschietti to direct. Len Wiseman was originally attached to direct but left the project earlier in the year. The new film will apparently feature an all new cast and… Read More The Monday Roundup
The other month I put forward my ideas on who could play the new Batman in the Superman vs Batman movie. Today though, Warner Bros. announced that Ben Affleck will be the new face under the cowl, much to the annoyance of many fanboys on Twitter and Facebook. So I’m going to take a few… Read More My Initial Thoughts On Ben Affleck As Batman
A few weeks ago I posted an article regarding the 3 actors I believe could play Lex Luthor in the Superman/Batman movie. At the start of that article I also said I would be doing follow-up pieces for the rest of the DC cinematic universe, and this week I turn my attention to the character… Read More 4 Actors Who Could Play The New Batman
When I started to write this article I was under the impression that any Man Of Steel sequel would further focus on Kal-El and his impact upon the world, and how people are coming to terms with an alien living among them. What I hadn’t planned for, was that the follow-up to this years Superman… Read More 3 Actors Who Could Play Lex Luthor in the Superman/Batman movie
I’ve deliberated long and hard over what movies to put on this list, well for all of half an hour anyway, and I’ve narrowed the list down from twenty to six. Please bear in my mind that this list is not definitive, I have not seen every film from the 80′s and the only criteria… Read More My top 6 films of the 80’s
A report has come through from Latino Review, those ever intrepid reporters/gossip mongers, regarding the upcoming Justice League movie. After the news broke not long back that the film could be delayed indefinitely, Latino Review are now updating everyone on the project by claiming that Christian Bale will return to the DCU as Batman. Not… Read More Change of plan for the Justice League movie?
The Justice League movie has been in some state of development for, roughly, the past two years now. Clearly wanting a piece of the pie thus far dominated by Marvel and their Avengers related properties, DC & Warner Brothers are planning to release Justice League in 2015. The same year the second Avengers film is… Read More The Justice League are being held back, for now