Movie Review Flashback- American Psycho (2000)

Based on the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron directs American Psycho, a psychological satirical thriller that premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2000, and it soon developed a cult following. Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a wealthy investment banker living in 1988 New York City. He has a nice apartment,…

Movie Review Flashback- Hostiles (2017)

In 2017, Scott Cooper brought us one of the most realistic Western films I have ever seen in Hostiles. It has a stellar cast and a driven plot that keeps the viewer on the edge of their seat. In 1892 New Mexico territory, US Calvary Captain Joseph Blocker (Christian Bale) is given one final mission directly…

Ryan Gosling As Batman? NEVER!

With Ben Affleck (Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice) finally out of the way in DCEU, there has been much speculating on who will take on who will take on the role of Bruce Wayne. Unfortunately, Ryan Gosling, yes the heart throb, expressed some minor interest in playing the role. It caused a little of a…

Top 10 Actors To Play Batman For DCEU

It would appear by all accounts that Ben Affleck is parting ways with Warner Bros. and DC Comics following his poor performance as Batman in Justice League. Of course, who could also forget the leaked footage of Affleck harassing a Canadian TV host? That being said, there are a plethora of talented actors out there…

Top 10 Movies That Stole Plots From Other Films

When we go see a movie, sometimes we cannot help but ask ourselves, “Have I seen this before?” It is true, some movie plots steal from others. However, some movies completely steal, almost becoming a parody or plagiarism of other films. Here are my Top 10 Movies That Stole Plots From Other Films. Avatar- James Cameron’s…

#BatmanDay: Top 10 Quotes From Batman Begins

For Batman Day, I decided to compile a list of my favorite quotes from the hit film Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale as the Caped Crusader. In no particular order, here are my Top 10 Quotes From Batman Begins: Batman: It’s not who I am underneath… but what I “do”… that defines me. Ducard: But a criminal is…

9 Movies With Troubled Histories

When a film comes out, we sometimes do not think of the process that goes into it. While some films can get to the editing floor with only a little bit of drama, some films have trouble just getting the cameras rolling. There are a lot more than you think. As a film history amateur, I…

Top Films Rescued From Development Volume 2

Development Limbo is where good scripts go to be buried if they cannot find funding or a script keeps getting rewritten. Some never see the light of day, but others can finally come to fruition. You read Volume 1 of top films rescued from Development Limbo, now here are another ten for you to look…

TOP 10 ACTORS TO PORTRAY BATMAN REVISITED

Batman has always been my favorite comic book hero. I grew up watching Batman: the Animated Series and all of its spin-offs. I decided to compile a list of actors who have played Batman live action or voice acting. These guys are who made Batman real to all of us fans, everywhere! I published this…

11 Films That Need A Sequel

While some films have satisfying endings and leave applauding. Others, we are happy to see a sequel, but they have not materialized or are still in the planning stages. Here is my list of 11 Films That Need A Sequel. Warning there will be spoilers in this article.  The Incredible Hulk– What is now known as the Marvel…

Movie Review- The Dark Knight Rises

I have been a Batman fan since I could walk. There was one show in particular that was very dark and violent that they allowed me to watch: Batman: The Animated Series. I loved that show! It led me to, as a teenager, collect comic books (which my collection is pretty impressive). When I first…

Movie Review Flashback- The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight is a 2008 sequel to the movie directed by Christopher Nolan and features an ensemble cast. The sequel to Batman Begins opens with a bank robbery where a mysterious villain known only as the Joker begins his terror of Gotham City. A year after the events of the first film, Bruce Wayne (Christian…

Movie Review Flashback- Batman Begins

In 2005, British director Christopher Nolan brought us Batman Begins. The plot combines elements from Batman Year One and a few other sources to bring us a new film origin for the Batman. It took Gotham City out of obscurity and into modern times. That was heavily needed after the disaster that was Batman and Robin. After…