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William Dozier is the man responsible for bringing the 1960's Batman television series to life, as well as being the person who narrated the show. Over the past fifty years, several people have made their own versions of Batman. While there have been lots of outstanding things done with the Batman franchise, the 1960's still remains Batman's best decade. There are so many things that make the 1966 television series and movie so great. For this article, I'd like to focus on the main elements that made the 1960's such a special time for Batman.

The show closely resembled Bill Finger's comics,...
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”THE DARK KNIGHT” (2008) Review

In 2005, director/writer Christopher Nolan rebooted the Batman franchise with the highly successful movie, ”BATMAN BEGINS” that starred Christian Bale as the Caped Crusader. Both men have reunited three years later for a new story centered around Batman’s conflict with his greatest nemesis, Joker in this 2008 sequel called ”THE DARK KNIGHT”.

There has been a great deal of attention surrounding this movie. Many have not only praised it, claiming that it is better than the 2005 movie. But most of the word-of-mouth had centered around the late Heath...
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Adam West first started playing Batman in 1966. Adam West was a Batman fan as a kid. He played Batman in the show's 3 seasons, 120 episodes. He also played Batman in the theatrical Batman film, called "Batman: The Movie." The show and the film were done by Fox.

Adam West returned to playing Batman in 1977. He voiced Batman in "The New Adventures of Batman", which also had Burt Ward voicing Robin. The show lasted 16 episodes. The show was done by Filmation.

Adam West got to play Batman in live-action, for the last time in the 1979 TV special, Legends of the Superheroes. It was also the live-action...
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Batman is more than just a character. Batman is a franchise that's filled with heroes and villains. Batman has one of the most iconic group of baddies of all time. The villains are so iconic that some of them have been in films that barely even have Batman. Some of them don't have Batman at all! This ranking is for films that feature Batman characters, but don't have Batman as the protagonist.

5. Birds Of Prey And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn

Birds Of Prey is a film I liked for the simple fact that it had characters that I've been wanting to see in a live-action film. However,...
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Note: The following article is to express Bill Finger's importance to Batman. Since Bob Kane hid the truth and because Batman was created so long ago, it's hard to get exact details about the situation. This article was made to the best of my abilities, from the small amount of information that's been revealed.

Bill Finger is one of the creators of Batman. Batman was created in 1939 and was an idea that Bob Kane, an artist, came up with. Bob Kane went to Bill Finger, to help him create Batman. Sadly, Bob Kane was considered to be the one and only creator of Batman, for over 70 years. However,...
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I miss the days of Batman. You might be wondering what that means, because there's plenty of new Batman content. However, I'm not talking about the dark, violent, anti-social vigilante who fights a clown that was disturbingly violent. I'm talking about the bright, heroic, fun superhero who fought a clown that was delightfully goofy. When I see people talk about who Batman is and what he's about, they usually describe the darker Batman from recent decades. It's sad to hear that, because that's not the Batman that Bill Finger created.

In Batman's first year, 1939, he was a dark vigilante. However,...
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I know that a lot of Batman fans would disagree with this, but I think that Batman and Robin is very overhated. Batman and Robin is a 1997 film that has become really hated by Batman fans. However I think that there's a lot of stuff in this film to like.

5. This film's versions of the heroes are well done.

I think that George Clooney's version of Batman actually works well. People have compared it to Adam West's Batman, but I think that it's good that there are things in common between them. Mr. Clooney has the same wholesome charm of Mr. West. Mr. Clooney's Batman took the silly stuff going...
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It's common for things to be popular for a while and eventually go out of style. However, Batman has remained a pop-culture icon for decades. There has been several Batman shows. Despite all the advanced storytelling and technology that has come in recent decades, my favorite version of Batman is the original one from 1966. It was the most entertaining show of the 1960's, in addition to being one of the greatest superhero shows of all time. A lot of Batman fans scoff at this show, because they think it's an outdated joke of the past. However, I believe there's more to this show than just silliness....
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The Dark Knight is the 2nd Batman that was directed by Christopher Nolan. It came out in 2008 and is often considered to be one of the best Batman films and one of the best superhero films of all time.

However, I respectfully disagree with about the quality of this film. I have a very different outlook on this film than most people do.

First off, I want to make it clear that I don't think this film's problem is the cast. Every main and supporting character is well cast and they all put a lot of effort into their roles. Heath Ledger was a very talented and kind person and none of my problems...
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The Joker is arguably one of the greatest villains in pop culture history. The complete antithesis of Batman in almost every regard, many say he the hero's perfect adversary. His origins are shrouded in mystery, making it impossible to determine who he is and where he came from. This theory, however, could explain who he is, and why he is so obsessed with Batman.

Keep in mind, this is merely a fan theory.

The Joker, in reality, is Bruce Wayne's older brother. For story purposes, we'll call him Jack. Jack was born around 5-10 years before Bruce, and he seemed like a normal child at first. However,...
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Joel Schumacher was going to make a sequel to his not-so-successful film; Batman and Robin. It would have been called Batman: Triumphant, and would of had the Scarecrow being the main villain. Harley Quinn would have been the supporting villain, seeking revenge on Batman for killing her father, the Joker. The Joker would of had appeared as a hallucination as a result of the Scarecrow's fear gas. This idea was scraped. The project then changed to Batman: Victorious, and would of had the Mad Hatter as the villain. This too, was scraped. The next idea would of had Scarface and the Ventriloquist...
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When it comes to the entertainment industry, it becomes common to become absorbed in fame and fortune. Sadly, this can lead to people's morals being tested. Bob Kane was an example of this. His name was placed on every Batman comic. In fact, he was given full credit for Batman's creation and his comics. Bob Kane was someone who wanted fame and fortune. You're probably thinking that the creator of Batman, who did all the classic Batman comics, would deserve to be a famous legend. Well, Bob Kane would of deserved that if he actually was the one who did the Batman comics.

To say that Bob Kane...
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"BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE" (2016) Review

Following on the heels of the success of 2013's "MAN OF STEEL", I had expected the Warner Brothers Studios to follow up with another movie about Superman, starring Henry Cavill. To my surprise, the studio had announced another movie featuring Superman, only the comic book character would be sharing top billing with another from the pages of D.C. Comics.

Warner Brothers had surprised me with the announcement that their next comic book movie would feature Superman aka Clark Kent co-starring with none other than Batman aka millionaire Bruce Wayne....
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posted by arrowone
Captain Stacy: Hi I'm a Marvel
Gordon: ...Hey what are you doing here at Commissioner Loeb's funeral?
Stacy: I'm coordinating it! Alright, first things first. The Joker threatened to kill our beloved mayor, so for the funeral, I think it's best to have it in a location with an obscene amounts of windows.
Gordon: ...but what about sharpshooters?
Stacy: Please. We're doing our job.
Gordon: No you're not doing your job. At DC, we get to the bottom of the matter. Like detectives. We're not here to let people off with a warning in order to set good examples for children
Stacy: Yes clearly from watching...
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I'm not exactly subtle when it comes to the fact that I love Batman. He's one of my favorite heroes. I love his rogues gallery, comics and shows. Also, I'm a big fan of Batman's movies. If you count animated films, Batman's appeared in over three dozen films! Ranking all of those films would take more time than the Clock King can give me, so I'll just be ranking the live-action films.

Warning: In order to properly discuss some of these films, I will have to give spoilers.

This ranking will just be for official Batman films, with one exception given to a film that I loved too much to exclude....
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When Batman fans discuss their favorite Batman films, Tim Burton and Christopher Nolan's films are brought up. However, it's rare to see that level of admiration for the two Batman films directed by Joel Schumacher. For a long time, I've considered both of his films to be underrated.

The Backstory and Reception of Batman Forever:

Joel Schumacher's first Batman film was Batman Forever. The film came out in 1995. It was only three years after Tim Burton's second Batman film, Batman Returns. Tim Burton wanted to direct a 3rd Batman film, but due to the controversy surrounding Batman Returns' adult...
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Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast just had an awesome interview with the one and only Adam West! In this podcast Adam shares his memories of everyone from Gary Cooper to Jackie Gleason. Don’t miss as Adam jokes about some of his more challenging gigs & reveals why he had to turn down the part of James Bond!

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When people think about the actors and actresses who have played the Batman characters, they likely think of the 60's Batman cast and the cast members from the various cartoons and films that were done by Warner Bros. I believe that all the casts are significant and worth celebrating, so it's my honor to highlight the cast of Alyas Batman en Robin.

Alyas Batman en Robin was a film that was scheduled to come out in 1989. However, Warner Bros. feared the film was trying to compete with their own Batman film that they had coming out that year. Alyas Batman en Robin was not officially made with...
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Hey everybody. Welcome to the Roast of Stan Lee. I'm your host Will Eisner. Hey isn't it funny how our heroes are all studs with a simple mask and cape, not crazy hardware and tentacles and big boobs? And don't you love how many girlfriends our hero gets? One after the other after the other. Our Mary Jane puts up with it. The secretary? She helps out the Spirit all day long even though she knows she's not his only one. And our villians? That's Marvel people. Up and down. ETHOS, PATHOS, a bunch of bald old tubbies with no spine! And look at how creative Marvel is! After we kill them off one...
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In 1991, the world was gifted with the release of Alyas Batman en Robin, a Batman parody from the Philippines. The film has gotten very little attention and love in America, but I've fallen in love with it. In the past thirty years, we've gotten far more superhero films than there's ever previously been. While lots of people adore the serious, sophisticated and dark films we've been getting, I desperately crave the eccentric appeal of the campy superheroes. I know that Alyas Batman en Robin isn't a serious film with a deep story, but there's nothing wrong with that. Films are classified as...
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