Tag Archives: Batman television series

Batman: The Animated Series theme is a treasure to behold

HollywoodNews.com: Purely for fun, and purely because I was in the mood, I’ve compiled every relevant Batman musical theme since the 1960s. One live-action TV show, three film themes, and four animated series themes. A few things of note. First of all, that audio clip of Shirley Walker walking[...]

The Dark Knight Rises gets a sloppy, lazy teaser

HollywoodNews.com: I admit, I did watch the bootleg version of this over the weekend, but I didn’t want to comment too much until I had seen the official version. Well, I’ve seen the official version. It still looks like a half-assed fan-edit preview. The two telltale signs[...]

‘The Green Hornet’ Review

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: There is a refreshing quaintness to Michel Gondry’s The Green Hornet. In an age where every comic book adaptation and/or superhero adventure story sets out to be the biggest, most explosive, most fx-filled, most fantastical epic ever made, this new adventure (an adaptation of a classic radio[...]

Recap: the most memorable comic book-film trailers from the last 10 years

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since the modern comic book movie revival kicked off with “X-Men” and (kinda-sorta) “Unbreakable.” With the lukewarm response to the trailers to “Thor” and “Green Lantern,” and the Nolan “Batman” franchise wrapping up, we may just be on[...]

“Superman/Shazam!” looks and sounds gorgeous on Bluray

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s not too much to say about a 24 minute slugfest. The story is pretty simple: Black Adam shows up, Billy Batson becomes Captain Marvel, action and thematic elements occur. Most of the entire second and third acts of this extended short film is basically a smackdown[...]

Batman speculation “Rises” as Nolan reveals sequel details

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Internet speculation ran rampant once Christopher Nolan announced that his third Batman film would be titled “The Dark Knight Rises,” and that The Riddler would not be the main villain. “We’ll use many of the same characters as we have all along, and we’ll be introducing some new[...]

‘Batman 3’ gets spicy, will shoot in New Orleans

HollywoodNews.com: Score another superhero film production for New Orleans. Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are planning to lense Christopher Nolan’s third “Batman” film in the Crescent City in April. Superhero Hype had the news. Previous “Batman” films of Nolan’s have featured a number of locations, making Chicago their primary haunt for Gotham City.[...]

Batman Beyond: The Complete Series coming to DVD this fall

HollywoodNews.com: Warner Bros. Animation’s breakthrough series Batman Beyond comes to DVD for the first time in its entirety. Featuring DC Comics’ iconic hero, Batman, Batman Beyond: The Complete Series presents nearly 20 hours of animated action spread over 52 episodes, as well as all-new bonus featurettes and a 24-page, 8”x[...]

Casting still remains open for ‘Batman 3’

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Everyone’s talking about “Batman 3,” the last part of Christopher Nolan’s trilogy. He started with “Batman Begins,” and then followed up with “The Dark Knight.” So far the IMDb is reporting four actors who have roles: Christian Bale as Batman/Bruce Wayne; Gary Oldman as Police Commissioner Jim Gordon;[...]

Christopher Nolan not signed onto ‘Batman 3’ yet

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: As we await the Friday opening of Christopher Nolan’s “Inception,” here’s some news: Nolan has no actual directing contract for “Batman 3.” You’d have thought after “The Dark Knight” that Warner Brothers would have sewn all that legal stuff up. Indeed, Nolan’s brother Jonathan and David Goyer are[...]
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