Batman: Year One (2011) (& DC Showcase: Catwoman)

Batman: Year One (2011) – Every comic book geek out there has an idea of just how a Batman movie should be made. Some believe in taking the best from several existing comics to make something familiar but new (luckily one of these suck geeks is named Christopher Nolan and we got Batman Begins and … Continue reading

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010) — I think the PG-13 direct-to-video animated movies from DC and Warner Premiere have been by-and-large pretty great, but the Superman/Batman ones (Apocalypse follows the earlier Superman/Batman: Public Enemies) based on the comics by Jeph Loeb have left me somewhat cold, much like the comics they’re based on. (Actually excepting The Long … Continue reading

Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)

Green Lantern: First Flight (2009) — Meh.  It was good but the occasional “crap” “ass” and “damn” doesn’t really cover that this is designed for younger audience.  They’re trying to have their cake and eat it too with these movies (I never entirely understood that expression; if you have cake why the fuck wouldn’t you … Continue reading