Christian Bale's portrayal of Batman in The Dark Knight series will go down in history books as one of the best Batman performances to date. And while there's been speculation on the return of The Dark Knight's Batman, Bale has put the...Show More Summary
There is no doubting that Frank Miller‘s The Dark Knight Returns – which focused on an older military-esque, hard-as-nails Batman set against the zeitgeist of contemporary society at the time – is one of the most seminal comic books (along with Alan Moore‘s Watchmen) of the 1980s. The Graphic novel inspired Tim Burton‘s vision of his 1989 […]
There's a certain amount of nostalgia that fans of The Dark Knight will always have when it comes to the original 1989 adaptation of Batman from director Tim Burton. That film and the sequel paved the way for more mature comic book movies, even if they don't hold up quite as well with the passage of time (though I still love them). Show More Summary
We already know Christian Bale is still fighting feelings of jealousy over Ben Affleck playing Batman. But the "Exodus: Gods and Kings" actor revealed that he was never even asked to play the Dark Knight again. In a recent interview with Esquire, Bale denied rumors that he was approached about reprising the role. Show More Summary
With Civil War brewing on the Marvel movie horizon, we're gearing up to watch Iron Man and Captain America duke it out. And here, you can see them throwing punches in the style of Batman and Superman's fight from Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns. Read more...
1992 was the year that Michael Keaton wore the Dark Knight's mask for a second time in Batman Returns, but coincidentally it was also the year that his on-screen alter ego Riggan Thomson donned the beak for Birdman Returns. In an upcoming...Show More Summary
Christopher Nolan's Batman movie series may be over, but that isn't stopping Anne Hathaway from pondering a return as Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman, who she played in The Dark Knight Rises. Among the many superhero films audiences will...Show More Summary
Was becoming Batman REALLY the best way to fix Gotham City? What's the return on investment for "Being Batman?" The Dark Knight ROI’s originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
Bruce Wayne gets older but that just means he gets tougher, as proven with the Batman The Dark Knight Returns 1:12 Scale Action Figure. Mezco has transformed Frank Miller’s unique interpretation of the Dark Knight into a 1:12 scale, 6-inch action figure. That’s cool, but what’s impressive is the real cloth outfit the character wears. […]
Kevin Smith likes to refer to the Frank Miller version of Batman from ‘The Dark Knight Returns’ as “Fat Batman.” So I found the image above to be very appropriate when referencing the term “Batman Heavy.” But in the meantime, let’s talk about this teaser trailer. Now that The Avengers have everyone talking, stepchild DC/Warner […]
So here’s what we know about Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice: It’s heavily influenced by The Dark Knight Returns. In The Dark Knight Returns, Robin is a redhead girl named Carrie Kelley. Jena Malone has red hair which is already way more information than the Internet needs to wildly speculate, but here’s an overly-talkative Read More...
It’s no secret that Ben Affleck’s Batman (or ‘Batfleck’ as he’s affectionately referred to on the Internet) in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is partly being inspired by 1986’s The Dark Knight Returns, the dystopic comic book miniseries that revitalized the Caped Crusader. Show More Summary
Fans of Batman Vs Superman should be expecting a female Robin based the story told in Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, but is it possible the direction will be taken a bit different? In a related report by The Inquisitr, Michael...Show More Summary
Yet another toy company has a piece of the Batman pie, and while this figure was announced a while back, we now have all the details on the goddamn new figure of the goddamn Batman... ...
The "Gone Girl" star opens up about the undeniable influence of "The Dark Knight Returns" on Zack Snyder's upcoming "Batman V Supeman."
As Batman v Superman continues filming in the Detroit Metro area, we are hearing from cast member Harry Lennix, who will reprise his role as General Swanwick, from Man of Steel. The actor says that fans of the graphic novel, The Dark Knight Returns will be pleased with Zack Snyder’s production. Show More Summary
Fri 03 Oct Years before the Dark Knight trilogy gave Batman a very serious side, Tim Burton embraced a pinch of the camp of the TV series, cast Jack Nicholson as...
While I’m a big fan of the DCU Animated films and even put last year’s amazing Dark Knight Returns film on my top 5 movie list for 2013, I have to say, I’m a little tired of DC Animation focusing on Batman and Superman. So I wasn’t particularly excited about their latest effort Batman Assault […]
Sifting through history, one classic at a time. Column by Brian McGackin Happy birthday! "Culling The Classics" is a year old this month! We've somehow managed to sift through 12 classic works already, and I think many a "to-read" bookshelf is better for it. Show More Summary
One of the obvious questions for Zack Snyder’s upcoming Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice film is how how the very human Dark Knight would be able to go toe-to-toe with the god-like Man of Steel. Descriptions from a Warner Bros. San Diego Comic-Con 2014 panel hosted for the movie on Saturday reveal a very