Tag: batman

Spotlight: Convicted Cinephile’s Superhero Movie Tournament

On a recent live stream, YouTuber Convicted Cinephile and a panel of movie lovers went through a bracket of “Films Based on Comic Books” and picked their favorites in randomly selected head-to-head battles. The majority would win the round, and many decisions came down to one vote. I decided to go through the same tournament and pick my favorites. The results were a mixture … Read More Spotlight: Convicted Cinephile’s Superhero Movie Tournament

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Rest In Peace, The Original Caped Crusader: Adam West: (1928-2017)

ADAM WEST September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017 (age 88) Cause of Death: Leukemia Despite his Batman character being far before my time, having played the caped crusader back in the ’60s, I did have an action figure from the series growing up, yet never placed it as Adam West until much much later. Having never actually sat down to watch an episode … Read More Rest In Peace, The Original Caped Crusader: Adam West: (1928-2017)

Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 22, 2012 Expectations and presumptions can kill a film. I went into “The Dark Knight Rises” with neither. Too many people I know walked into the final Christopher Nolan Batman film expecting it to be better than “The Dark Knight.” In my mind, that just wasn’t possible. “The Dark Knight” is a near-perfect film, and Heath Ledger … Read More Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Movie Review: The Dark Knight (2008)

THE DARK KNIGHT BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 22, 2012 “This city deserves a better class of criminal. And I’m gonna give it to ‘em.” — The Joker (Heath Ledger), “The Dark Knight” Going on record to say that one actor could make or break an entire film feels like a complex statement to make. I mean, even to say that a particular director has enough … Read More Movie Review: The Dark Knight (2008)