The Bat is back. Simple as that. 30 years after the cartoonishly dark, Batman Returns, Matt Reeves reboots the Bat in jet black, featuring the immense Robert Pattinson donning the cape and cowl.
Without doubt, one of the greatest marketing campaigns of all time, even if the product advertised was a complete disappointment to the hardcore fans. The advert? A black and gold Bat logo. The film? Batman.
Some films, originally panned or poorly-received upon release, have the ability of establishing a likability or even a fandom many years later. 1997's Batman & Robin is widely regarded as being complete dog sh*t, the worst comic book movie of all time,
• LIKE on Facebook • FOLLOW on Twitter • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi On a dark and gloomy November night…Manchester certainly resembles Gotham City. But where is the Batman?.. Manchester’s Kingstreet Townhouse, obviously. For the last time this year, unfortunately, the heroes from Zavvi hosted... Continue Reading →
• LIKE on Facebook • FOLLOW on Twitter • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi Returning to the (exquisitely fancy) Kingstreet Townhouse in Manchester, Zavvi pulled off another excellent clothing range launch, this one eloquently titled, Heist Collection – no better name for a collection supporting the... Continue Reading →
Evening, if you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my "30 Day Movie Challenge" pictures, of which I've just finished completing - it was fun/interesting - I've now added the complete package onto this post (yes, Days 1 to 30). Look below to see my choices, folks. And enjoy. Day 1 - Favourite... Continue Reading →
Man of Steel was okay (my brother really dislikes it). The Dark Knight trilogy was very good. Now, I am an avid comic book fan - I have first issues, first appearances, graphic novels, single issues of importance etc. etc. Also, I am a fan of both Batman and Superman, in film, cartoon, and comic. However, I'm not... Continue Reading →
Batman Forever: the third movie in the 1989-1997 Burton/Schumacher quadrilogy of Batman movies. Batman Forever brought an end to the sometimes Gothic & noir visual of Batman movie, directed by Tim Burton, and replaced by the more commercialised, modern-set and cheese-ridden Batman movie, directed by Joel Schumacher - yes, the dude who allegedly "killed the Batman movie"... Continue Reading →