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Joel’s review of Son of Batman (2014)

I rented Son of Batman, one of the more recent DCAU film straight-to-video releases. [Side note: What was the last DCAU film released to theaters? Batman: Mask of the Phantasm back in 1993?] This film is an adaptation of the Damien … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)

I was recently perusing the movie aisle at our local library, and was surprised to find Batman: Assault on Arkham sitting on the shelf. It’s only the DVD version, but hey, that works. This animated film takes place within the same world … Continue reading

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Batman: Year One (2011)

Just finished watching Batman: Year One. It’s a 2011 direct-to-video, the latest in the DC Universe Animated film series. The film is based on Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One comic book story arc from the late 1980’s. In my opinion, it’s … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

And that’s the conclusion of the Nolan trilogy. After waiting what felt like an inordinate of months (for the film’s release), and what seemed like weeks after  opening night, I finally saw The Dark Knight Rises. The buzz for this movie has been crazy … Continue reading

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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)

A long time coming — I finally remembered to put Superman/Batman: Public Enemiesat the top of the movie queue. The kids and I sat and watched it tonight, and it was certainly about time. We had watched the sequel Superman/Batman: … Continue reading

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Batman Arkham City is finally in my hands

I gotta hand it to them — Amazon.com is truly amazing. There are four games that I need to get this year: LittleBigPlanet 2 — I picked it up Jan 21st. (It’s been on loan to my sister, and I just … Continue reading

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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)

I watched Superman/Batman: Apocalypse over the weekend, a direct-to-video animated film from DC. It’s the sequel (or follow-up) to 2009’s Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, which I haven’t seen yet. However, this was available for streaming, so I couldn’t resist the impulse. Based … Continue reading

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Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010)

Last night, I watched Batman: Under the Red Hood, a 2010 direct-to-video film based on the two DC Comic Batman storylines  “A Death in the Family” and “Under the Hood“. The film is the eighth in the DC Universe Animated Original … Continue reading

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Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)

I did not like this movie. Warning: spoilers below. Friday night, we were looking for something to watch with the kids. We tried to watch Justice League: The New Frontier, but we started to a lot more animated violence than we were comfortable … Continue reading

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Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

This “movie” is less a movie, and more of a series of six animated short films. Each short story is in anime style, which reminded me greatly of 2003’s The Animatrix. Each story is in the same universe as the … Continue reading

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