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Category Archive: Movie Editorials

Review: Batman vs Two-Face

Overview:  Batman and Robin come face to face with Two-Face in this animated spin-off of the 1966 live action series.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead):  The movie opens with an experimental machine...

Review: Batman and Harley Quinn

Overview: In a comedy set in the style of Batman: The Animated Series, Batman and Nightwing begrudgingly enlist a reformed Harley Quinn to stop Poison Ivy and the Floronic Man from destroying the...

Can Affleck’s Batman be the Hero that DC Needs?

Batman is an iconic character, a superhero whose global recognition is only paralleled by Superman’s. Recent DC movies have struggled to do justice to the Man of Steel, with overwrought...

Review: LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain

The Story: The girls of Superhero High are back, but this time they’re in LEGO form. Batgirl (Ashlyn Selich), Wonder Woman (Grey Griffin) and Supergirl (Anais Fairweather) wind up losing a day...

Review: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Blu Ray Release

Overview: Batman hunts for a mysterious figure killing mobsters and remembers a life before he put on the cowl when an old flame returns to Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The film opens...

What will Batman’s role in the Justice League be?

The answer to the question “What will Batman’s role in the new Justice League movie be?” is not as simple as it might first appear. The fact is that Batman is a global icon and as such there...

TBU Editorial: The Future of the Batman Film

Producing a Hollywood blockbuster is by no means a small feat – and takes a mammoth amount of work both creatively and physically. Up until the beginning of 2017, Ben Affleck was showing real...

Batman Team Ups: Justice League: Throne of Atlantis

  DC Comics have relied on Batman for steady interest with fans. From comics to movies to video games and toys, Batman has delivered time and time again. Since he is just one man, there are...

How much lighter will the Justice League film be?

  For the millions of Games of Thrones fans out there, Michael McElhatton is a well-known name. The 53-year-old Irish actor plays the role of Roose Bolton in the critically acclaimed and widely...

Review: Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS FROM WARNER BROS.: The Titans are on the hunt for the villainous Brother Blood, not realizing that they might have a traitor among them.   Led by Starfire, the Teen...

The Dark Knight Trilogy Bingo

How many times have you watched Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy? Despite all of the superhero movies that have come out in recent years, we still find ourselves coming back to this series...

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...

Batman v Superman: Who Will Win?

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...