Batman

  • My Hopes For Gotham’s Final Season

    After 88 episodes and 4 seasons I still don’t know if Gotham is a good show. It’s often poorly plotted, convoluted and tonally unbalanced and yet at times it feels totally self-aware of its own craziness and comes out the other side bearing gifts of genuine drama and comedy,...
  • Why There Should Be A Batman: Gotham By Gaslight Video Game

    Considered to be the first ‘Elseworlds’ story of the DC Universe, Gotham by Gaslight was a 1989 single-issue comic, written Brian Augustyn, detailing an alternate origin for Batman. An origin set one hundred years prior in a Victorian-era Gotham City where the caped crusader is forced to go up...
  • Why Gotham by Gaslight is the best Batman movie since The Dark Knight

    Described as the first Elseworld, the comic-book Gotham by Gaslight gave us a retelling of the Batman mythos set in a Victorian-era Gotham City. The 1989 book sees Bruce Wayne become Batman and take on Jack the Ripper, who has chosen the dark industrial streets of Gotham City as...
  • Tanked Up 111 – Retreading Recent Ground

    There’s talk of beers and talk of videogames as Ben and Lucy delve into an advertising faux pas, Florence (again), Shadow of the Colossus (again), Telltale Batman (again) and finish on something new in Octahedron. Go here if you haven’t seen the advert: https://news.sky.com/story/heineken-advert-branded-terribly-racist-over-lighter-is-better-tagline-11307349 Ben drinks a Lost and Found...
  • The Batman Vs Dracula: A Forgotten Animated Gem

    Nearing the end of the straight-to-DVD animated movie ‘The Batman Vs Dracula’, the titular iconic vampire refers to himself and Batman as “kindred shadows”. It’s a phrase that I’ve not been able to get out of head since watching the film and it’s the epitome of the parallels the...
  • Tanked Up 74 – We’ve Got Good Chemistry

    We’ve got a very special episode for you this week! Ben and Aadil took a walk down the East Bristol Brewery Trail and sat down for quite some time at Good Chemistry with the wonderful Sam Curley. We have a few great beers and chat about games, beer, custom...
  • Glorious Moviescast 5 – Oscars & Remembering Bill Paxton

    Episode 5 of The Glorious Moviescast with my good friend Foxes. Glorious Topic: The Oscars Remembering Bill Paxton Glorious Movie Trailers The Batman finally finds a Director A ‘Nightwing’ Movie in the Works Hayao Miyazaki is officially returning...
  • Glorious Moviescast 4 – Alien: Covenant ‘Prologue’

    Episode 4 of The Glorious Moviescast with Dave Wyatt Glorious Topic: Glorious Topic: Alien:Covenant Deadpool 2 gets new writer Simon Kinberg in talks to Direct the next X-men No Schwarzenegger in ‘The Predator’? Lion King Live Action Movie cast Star Wars episode 9 casting calls say it will start...
  • Glorious Moviescast 3 – BAFTA Awards & More Batman

    Today I’m joined by Alfred Rome from the Out Of Lives Team. Glorious Topic: BAFTA Awards More Batman Craziness Mel Gibson to Direct Suicide Squad 2? Mulan finds a Director? Avengers: Infinity War start filming Glorious Emails...