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Category Archive: Movie Editorials

Review: Justice League Dark

The occult and supernatural side of DC has lost its live action film only to gain an animation one. This newest addition to the DC Animated Universe – DCAU for shorts – features a...

Editorial: Does it come in black? A short study on Batman’s Glass House from Batman v Superman

“[…] in this house with its four walls of glass I feel like a prowling animal, always on the alert. I am always restless. Even in the evening. I feel like a sentinel on guard day and night....

POLL: Greatest Comic Book Films of All Time

  Bruce Wayne’s World is asking TBU fans to choose their Top Comic Book films. While we normally aim to focus on Batman related films, their is a huge list of films that have been made...

Review: Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders

Sometimes expectation and nostalgia for the past overwhelms reality. But every now and then the nostalgia boom hits a goldmine, such as in the case of this movie! The 1960’s Batman show, a classic...

Review: DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year

DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year is a direct-to-video animated film (and the first) based on the DC Super Hero Girls franchise.  At SDCC 2016, Jennifer Coyle, producer for Hero of the Year,...

Review: Batman: The Killing Joke

Many Batman fans of a certain age and time period will recall the prominence of The Killing Joke graphic novel in their local comic shop. Alongside Dark Knight Returns, Watchmen and The Cult, it...

Review: Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is a colorful, highly engaging superhero action movie which nails the personas of the main characters and is anchored by strong performances across the board and contains plenty of...

EDITORIAL: The Very Real Problems of Batgirl in the Killing Joke Film

  By now nearly everyone who’s interested has watched (or learned) about the controversial scene in the animated adaptation of The Killing Joke. For the uninitiated, the first half hour...

Review: Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout

Editor’s Note: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided us with a copy of the film reviewed in this post. The opinions shared are of the author’s alone.   Batman takes a vacation...

DC All Access: Top 10 Animated Moments

DC All Access has released another Top 10 video this focusing on even more animated moments from the animated DC films.  

Review: Justice League vs Teen Titans

Justice League v Teen Titans is a strange beast of a movie, filled with neat character moments and some clever writing, but weighed down with an often sterile feel and slow moving plot.  ...

Review: Batman v Superman Tie-Ins Part 2

Today we continue our look at the tie-in material for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. If you didn’t catch part one of our coverage, yesterday, head over here to check it out.   Cross...

Review: Batman v Superman Tie-Ins Part 1

One of the fun things about major media event films is the tie-in material that gives the fan hankering for more stories in the universe capturing their imagination. The last three major films...

Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

***Spoiler-filled Review***   Wow. Just wow. By now, most of you reading this have either seen Batman v Superman, read the reviews or both. To say the film has received diverse opinions would be...

Previewing Batman v Superman

  In the past few years mainstream depictions of Batman has gone from being a chubby comedy character in tights, to a muscular no-nonsense superhero.   But 2016 will see the Caped Crusader...

Review: Batman: Bad Blood

Editor’s Note: Batman: Bad Blood released digitally two weeks ago and is now available at all fine retailers including Amazon.   During a fight against the mysterious Heretic, where Batman...

Top 10 DC Animated Moments

DC All Access has released a new video showcasing the Top 10 moments from the DC animated films. Included on the list from the Batman Universe is Batman: Assault on Arkham, Batman: The Dark Knight...

Review: Justice League: Gods and Monsters

THE PLOT: In a divergent timeline where General Zod inserted his essence into the egg of the House of El, the DC Universe as we know it is completely unrecognizable. Superman, the adopted son of...

Review: Legends of the Knight

Before I start my review, I have to admit that I thought this movie was going to be a sad, depressing documentary that would make me feel bad about people in difficult situations. I had seen the...

Review: Batman: Assault on Arkham

The latest installment from Warner Bros. Animated is more of an homage to the Arkham game series than a standalone film. However, “Batman: Assault on Arkham” certainly tries its best to...

Review of Batman v Superman Comic Con Teaser

  Greetings my Bat children. By now, most of you have seen the leaked footage of upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” In a word, it is epic. What follows will be a...

"Wholly Speculation Batman" Part II: The Suit and Front of the Batmobile

So was Zack Snyder telling us that Batman was hiding underneath the tarp yesterday next to the Batmobile? Apparently the tarp came off, and the cowl came on for our new Batman and his iconic vehicle....

"Wholly Speculation Batman!" – Over Analyzing The Batmobile Tease

Earlier today, we reported Zack Snyder's Twitter account teased us with this image of the new Batmobile.     Being a tease, this image is every bit as frustrating, alluring, and...

Review: Son of Batman

In the recently released animated feature, Son of Batman, Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert's comic storyline for their title, Batman and Son, gets a fresh adaptation. That is not to say that this...

Review: Batman Beyond Animated Short

The 75th Anniversary of Batman is still sprinting off the starting line, with another animated tribute short. After Bruce Timm debuted Batman: Strange Days, Warner Bros. released an animated short of...

Trailer Review: Batman: Assault on Arkham

The wonderful creative team that helms the DC Animated Universe has released a trailer for the upcoming Batman: Assault on Arkham. It is about a minute and a half to tease us on the next adventure in...

The Pragmatic Knight: The Batman of the Christopher Nolan Films

  With Batman turning 75 this year, I pondered as to what exactly should I do to mark this grand occasion. Having already briefly explained why the character appeals to me, I now turn to a big...

Review: Justice League: War

The reimagining of the formation of the Justice League is DC Animated's latest release, "Justice League: War." It is based on Jim Lee and Geoff Johns' New 52 reboot of the titular...

Reaction to Man of Steel 2 Casting Announcement

  Out of all movie news of late none have been more surprising than the items circulating about the upcoming Batman/Superman team up picture. Between the recent 10 month delay in release date...