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‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

Like a cloud of noxious Smilex gas, the news spread this week that an origin film for The Joker was in the works. Directed by The Hangover's Todd Phillips and produced by Martin Scorsese (yes, that one), the film will look past Jared Leto…

The Dark Knight Rises and rises

The Caped Crusader doesn’t possess Superman’s ability to resurrect himself or the immortality of Wonder Woman, but he’s proved to have more lives than Catwoman. The news surrounding the San Diego Comic Con has been heavily Bat-centric,…

‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

"Batman was comedy. Let's face it. What I loved about Batman was his total lack of awareness when it came to his interaction with the outside world. He actually believed nobody could recognise him on the phone, when he was being Bruce…

Bat Attack!

Combining two of cinema and popular cultures most successful and iconic creations - Batman and LEGO - it almost goes without saying that the upcoming LEGO Batman Movie will be a smash hit when released this weekend. …

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

I should probably start this review with a confession. I am a huge fan of all things 'superhero', in particular, Batman. From 1989 when I was 7 years old and introduced to Bruce Wayne, then played by the fantastic Michael Keaton, I have…

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Nolan ends his Batman trilogy: glossy action, but warm characters too Nolan's third and final Batman epic is the big summer blockbuster of 2012. Don't even think about overlooking it if you follow mainstream movies. It's destined for and…

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

As if you didn't expect it, let me begin with this reminder of my look at the whole franchise. Well, it's all been getting a bit ridiculous and distressing lately, wouldn't you agree? The release of The Dark Knight Rises should have been…

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Seven years on from the first instalment of the Dark Knight trilogy Christopher Nolan releases the highly anticipated final film, The Dark Knight Rises. Set eight years on from the events that occurred in The Dark Knight, Batman is gone and…

Damsel in Distress Seeks Superhero

Young, professional woman seeking protection, romance and adventure. I’m looking for a man that that can sweep me off my feet and fly me off into the sunset. Lycra uniform mandatory. Holding out for a hero? With Avengers: Assemble you get…