‘Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders’

  Warner Brothers, you sneaky studio… When the world is more in a mood for a silly Dark Knight, we get the silliest of them all.  ‘Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders’ is the latest animated film from WB Animation, and it’s a homerun (for what it is). Reuniting Adam West and Burt Ward as […]

Batman: Noel

  So what happens when you take Batman and his mythology, and apply it to the timeless holiday story, ‘A Christmas Carol’?  The result is ‘Batman: Noel’, a well done hybrid of two very popular stories/characters. I’m going to assume somewhere down the line you’ve seen at least one version of A Christmas Carol so […]

Batman: Year One

  The latest animated feature from Warner Bros. Animation is a very faithful recreation of the classic comic, ‘Batman: Year One.’ (In the interest of full disclosure I’ll tell you that I’ve met the director of this film, Sam Liu, and talked briefly about the Batman.  Not on any kind of business thing, just one […]

Who’s Happy Right Now in Hollywood?

  It seems no one is happy in Hollywood right now. In this month’s GQ, Clint Eastwood and Leonardo Dicaprio sit down for an interview to promote their upcoming film, J. Edgar. During the interview, both men, who happen to be icons for each of their generations, lament on how difficult it is to greenlight […]