Tag Archives: Batman

Review: ‘Justice League’ (flawed escapism is served)

Passable — that’s all you really wanted to know, right? As the fifth movie considered part of the DC Cinematic Murderverse following Man of Steel, When Batman Met Superman, Suicide Squad, and Wonder Woman, the Justice League at last arrives, … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ (Believe It)

At long last: we can rank a DCEU superhero movie over some of the best the MCU has to offer… and actually mean it. Somewhere in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, a courier delivers a briefcase to the offices … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ (Pew Pew Pew)

You deserve this today. Today, you deserve this. Somewhere in LEGOLAND, Gotham City is under attack by a consortium of villains led by the Clown Prince of Crime, The Joker (Zach Galifianakis)… but Batman (Will Arnet) isn’t exactly committal over … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ (rated R for really-not-for-kids)

Hey kids! It’s Mark Hamill as the Joker! And he’s… um, he’s… Holy God. Barbara Gordon aka Batgirl (voice of Tara Strong) has been patrolling Gotham City with Batman (voice of Kevin Conroy) as her mentor, but when things get … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ (World’s Finest Mess)

When the best thing you can say is it’s not as bad as they say, what does that really say? When Superman (Henry Cavill) made the conscious decision to kill General Zod (Michael Shannon) to stop Earth from being made-over … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Birdman: or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance’ (and why many won’t identify with this)

The mid-life crisis of an actor using a fantasy element that confuses the heck out of people. Reggin (Michael Keaton) is taking his shot on Broadway with a play he’s adapted, directed, and produced. All the money he has left … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (and a franchise concludes)

Director Christopher Nolan bookends his Batman trilogy by pulling out all the stops. While the story feels familiar, the revelations made in getting there more than make up for rehashing old territory. Eight years have passed since the death of … Continue reading

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