Kal-El was the last child of the dead world known as Krypton. He was raised on earth by the Kents and instilled with a strong
About a year and a half has elapsed since Christopher Nolan's fabled Dark Knight trilogy reached its conclusion. Such was the success of Nolan's stewardship of the comic book legend, Warner Bros. was never likely to allow the caped crusader to take too long a sabbatical.
A young black man runs from corrupt cops, and only Batman can save him.
Sebastian Bach: "Good titles are a dime a dozen in rock 'n' roll. Try to find a better name for a band than Skid Row. It's like, 'Wow, that's such a good name.' It's like Coca-Cola."
Now if only there were about three hundred more 300's. Maybe not in blood and gore but movies with kick-ass women from ancient Persia and Greece. Then, more people would surely get what has so captivated me about Amytis, Cassandane, and Atossa. Um... who, you ask?
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns' Bruce Timm and Andrea Romano: Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2012
Of the seminal works that helped rescue Batman from the depths of camp, none may be more influential, or controversial, than Frank Miller's Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.
The Dark Knight Returns Part I delivers exactly what it promises and little more. It does indeed bring the Frank Miller comic to animated life with as much faithfulness as can be expected.
Superheros are often maligned as being only for children and geeks; "Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics
The Sword & Sandal movie -- known for its gladiatorial games, pagan orgies, depraved emperors, and the occasional snarling cyclops -- may represent the most colorful and enduring movie genre of all time.
With how much and how clearly Frank Miller seems to identify with the comic book realities he's spent his life toiling in, I'm surprised he hasn't put himself in the cowl of the character with whom he's most identified and asked, "What would Batman do?"
Miller then implores protestors to join the military, or otherwise, to go "back to your mommas' basements and play with your
In the interests of full disclosure, I haven't read Holy Terror. In good conscience, to plunk down money in support of such an endeavor, even if only for "research" purposes.