Author: Joseph Earp

Is Batman Returns the greatest superhero film ever made?

April 8, 2016

In 1992, Tim Burton made a $65 million dollar art film. A sick, twisted black comedy, it was perhaps the most experimental blockbuster the multiplexes had yet seen – a vitriolic work of dark art that reeked of loathing and contempt.  It was a little film called Batman Returns, and it may well be the […]

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Reasons Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice could be terrible

March 6, 2016

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Ben Affleck‘s more comic-inspired take on The Dark Knight,  the bold premise, the rapid expansion of the shared canvas upon which DC’s superhero films are set to take place. However, there are also a lot of reasons to be concerned. […]

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