Posts Tagged ‘batman’

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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 been hooked. I have every film, all manner of memorabilia...
December 3rd, 2012 | DVD Reviews | Read More

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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 already receiving the double Hollywood dream...
July 25th, 2012 | Film Reviews | Read More

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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 a joyous occasion, a time for Nolan fanboys and...
July 25th, 2012 | Film Reviews | Read More

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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 Bruce Wayne is in self-imposed exile. With the lack of support...
July 19th, 2012 | Feature, Film Reviews | Read More

Damsel in Distress Seeks Superhero

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 four for the price of one plus a Russian spy, a leather clad...
June 27th, 2012 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

Gary Oldman: A Life in Pictures

Gary Oldman: A Life in Pictures
The champagne was flowing at BAFTA earlier on this week as a celebration of the brilliant Gary Oldman in the form of A Life in Pictures talk happened. The chameleon of cinema looked suave in a stylish grey suit and sported a moustache, which we have come to associate with his character Commissioner Gordon...
September 21st, 2011 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

Hathaway, Knightley and Biel compete for Batman roles

Anne Hathaway, Keira Knightley and Jessica Biel will fight it out to star as Christian Bale’s leading ladies in Christopher Nolan’s forthcoming Batman film. The three Hollywood beauties are expected to complete screen tests for The Dark Knight Rises by the end of the month. It is not clear...
January 13th, 2011 | News | Read More

Holy Batmania

Holy Batmania
Batman was created by the artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger and first appeared in Detective Comics in the late 1930s (a little investigation reveals that it was issue #27 in May 1939, to be exact). Differing from many other superheroes, Batman was very much a man and had no superpowers other than...
September 1st, 2010 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More