Tag Archives: Batman

Batman Defeats Occupy Movement, Cures Lesbianism!

Personal circumstances prevented me from keeping this blog updated for a while, but I suppose the release of The Dark Knight Rises is as good an excuse as any to climb back in the saddle and see how many trolls my … Continue reading

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Superhero Poster Designs

Last summer was one of the biggest for superhero movies so far, but 2012 is primed to be dominated by the genre even more. Big, bad Batman trilogy-closer The Dark Knight Rises is of course the film that is anticipated most … Continue reading

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Alan Moore vs. Frank Miller

Comic book authors Alan Moore and Frank Miller are mentioned so often in a single breath, one may be tempted to forget how far away they are from each other aesthetically, politically, and intellectually. Both are frequently credited jointly for … Continue reading

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Batman and #Occupy: Wall Street action

Updates here have been slow, just as actual events have been picking up speed. This morning, I watched the video footage from UC Davis, where non-violent student protests were shamelessly pepper-sprayed by police officers decked out in full riot gear … Continue reading

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Frank Miller: Holy Crap!

It’s been six years since Frank Miller announced his plans to publish a second sequel to his beloved 1986 graphic novel Batman: The Dark Knight Returns that would bring the caped crusader up to speed with the War on Terror, and … Continue reading

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Alternate Universe Movie Posters

I came across this truly mind-boggling collection of alternate-universe movie posters Via BoingBoing.net, many of which feature unlikely but bizarrely compelling imaginary cinematic incarnations of familiar superhero characters. My favorite? Mario Bava’s The Batman of Gotham City, with Christopher Walken as … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight: Why So Confusing?

Over at PressPlay, the great Jim Emerson took the time to analyze in detail the famously spectacular -and notoriously bewildering- big action scene in The Dark Knight that shows with great precision what is wrong with Christopher Nolan as an action … Continue reading

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