Batman: The Killing Joke is based on the graphic novel comic of the same name from 1988. It’s been almost 30 years since the comic impacted the world of Batman. Some one-story bits are non-canon but there is a moment that changed one character almost permanently in the future of Batman fiction. It was quiteContinue reading “Batman: The Killing Joke (2016 Film) Review”
While Batman fans obviously know the character’s real name is Bruce Wayne, many don’t know why he was named Bruce. The name comes from Robert the Bruce (officially Robert I) who was King of Scotland. He was a popular warrior-king who successfully led Scotland to defeat England in its War of Independence.
Gotham is rather new, so I’m not that late to the game this time around. Out of a DC’s superheroes, Batman is my favorite and Gotham is his city. Before Smallville, they had originally planned to do a series with a much younger Bruce Wayne but that idea morphed to a young Superman instead ofContinue reading “Gotham (TV Series) Season 1 Review”
While they’ve had bad ones before, most of the movies in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series have been pretty darn good. One of the reasons I like them so much is that the main movies of DC superheroes never go past much of the origin story-lines. This one is based on 2006’s BatmanContinue reading “Son of Batman (2014 Film) Review”
The actor Adam West (best known for playing in the 1960’s Batman TV show) was born William West Anderson.