Batman

  • What’s Next After Joker?

    This article contains spoilers for Joker. After months of buzz, backlash, backlash to the backlash, and just general Internet chatter, Joker is finally in cinemas. It’s certainly a bold film and one I enjoyed greatly. Joaquin Phoenix stars as the eponymous clown prince of crime and he delivers a...
  • Tanked Up 182 – Finger licking good

    Ben and Aadil get together to discuss the visual novel recently released by KFC, ‘I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator’. This spurs on a conversation around Visual novels, games such as Hatoful Boyfriend, and the developer’s other titles. Ben then brings up Arkham Knight...
  • Why Batman Returns is a Great Movie but a Bad Batman Movie

    On the third of June earlier this year, Warner Bros released the Burton/Schumacher series of Batman films on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray, and, as an avid fan of this growing home entertainment format, I snatched them up. Not all of them of course, I’m not a crazy person. I bought...
  • Booksmart Review & Robert Pattinson is your new Batman

    Greetings and Salutations Everyone Welcome to the Glorious Movie Show, the most Glorious Movie podcast in the entire galaxy. On today’s 197th episode. Is Booksmart the smartest film of the year? Is Always be my Maybe the romantic comedy of the year? Robert Pattinson is YOUR new Batman! Are...
  • 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...