Tim Burton is a highly acclaimed, much beloved film director. But like everyone he had to start off at the bottom. He had to work his way up. He had to claw his way out of obscurity, just like everyone else. Well, recently, a copy of one of Burton’s first short films has appeared online. It’s a retelling of Hansel & Gretel. Is it good? Well, not not really. Is […]
Batman’s 75th anniversary is being celebrated by the folks over at DC Animation by creating a series of short films. The first film chronicled Batman in the 1940’s. The current short showcases everyone’s favorite Batman of the future, Terry MacGuiness. The short is directed by series titled designer, and comic book industry heavy weight Darwyne Cooke. Check it out below.
For the 75th anniversary of Batman, DC Entertainment is attempting to pull out all the stops. They’re producing a few short films highlighting key times in Batman’s history. The first in this line of short films explores the 1940’s version of the Dark Knight. Notably, one of the key figures behind this short film is none other than Bruce Timm, the writer, producer, and director who defined the Dark Knight […]
Batman and The Terminator. Two great tastes that taste great together. Check out this amazing animated fan film that pits Batman and Terminator against each other. The fact that this film was created by one dude in a basement somewhere is simply jaw dropping. Check it out.
Oscar award winning screenwriter Chris Terrio has been hired by Warner Brothers to pen a new draft of the highly anticipated Man of Steel sequel Superman Batman. Originally, David Goyer was slated to write the film. And he may have possibly created multiple drafts already. It’s unknown how many drafts of the film’s screenplay have already been completed. It’s undoubtedly assured that this news will easy some concerns among the […]
The current rumor on the streets of Hollywood is pretty simple. It’s that the long gestating Beetlejuice sequel will in fact be helmed by Tim Burton himself. Burton had given his blessing about a year ago and had become involved in a limited capacity. Since then, rumors persist that he’s become more and more attached. He also has been purportedly attempting to shift his schedule so he can direct both […]
When Ben Affleck was announced the Batman in Zach Snyder’s Batman vs Superman the internet ripped itself in half. People ran screaming through the streets. petitions were created, message boards had people posting furiously, and nerds everywhere were in a bad mood for days. Well, Affleck has spoken out about the reaction to his casting. His even and measured response speaks volumes about his character. Hopefully he can pull off […]
Over the past five days there’s been one topic of discussion on the lips of every nerd. Ben Affleck as Batman. Some people hate it, some people love it, and other people just want to wait and watch the film and then make up their own mind. Comedian, nerd, and all around cool person, Patton Oswalt has thrown his hat in the ring. His opinion on Affleck as Batman? No […]
The highly anticipated casting of the new Batman has finally arrived. It also happens to be one of the most out-of-left-field casting announcements that has happened in recent memory. The next actor to take on the role of Bruce Wayne is……… Ben Affleck. Affleck has gained a lot of traction on the directing side of the business. With Argo winning best picture at the 2012 Oscars, and […]
It seems like every other day there’s another rumor about David Goyer and Zach Snyder’s Man of Steel sequel Superman Batman. This weeks rumor is that Warner Bros is looking for an older actor for to portray this new incarnation of the Dark Knight. Granted, all of this is slightly up in the air as Goyer is still supposedly working on the screenplay, but the first piece of evidence that […]
Christopher Nolan’s next film Interstellar has an all-star cast already. Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, Bill Irwin, Michael Caine, and Anne Hathaway just to name a few. Well, it looks like we’re going to get another name added to that list fairly soon. Topher Grace is currently in talks to join the cast in an unspecified role. Little is known about Interstellar’s story. The film is being […]
The latest rumor in the long line of Batman reboot related rumors is that Warner Brothers is looking to develop a Batman Beyond feature franchise. For those who haven’t seen/don’t remember Batman Beyond is the story of Terry McGinnis, a rambunctious teenager, who is taken under the watchful eye of an aging Bruce Wayne. Wayne outfits McGinnis with an Iron Man like suit that was constructed specifically for the purposes […]
Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have had a successful 8 year run. They’ve put together the Dark Knight Trilogy, the Hangover Trilogy, Inception, Watchmen, Due Date, and other films that grossed a lot of money but people didn’t really like. The Warners/Legendary partnership has generated over 8 billion in sales. Reports indicate that Legendary is moving quickly. They’re shooting to have a new studio partnership set up before the 4th […]
In college I didn’t pay much attention during class. I sat in the back and drew comics. In just about every class. That is to say, I still got As but I never really worked hard for them. I kind of just coasted through school and focused on the things that were really important to me. Comics. That’s exactly how Batman: Year One feels, talented people coasting on their […]