Batman Returns

After Tim Burton’s “Batman” was released in 1989 becoming the highest grossing film of the year, a sequel titled, “Batman Returns” was in the works with Michael Keaton reprising his role as Batman & Tim Burton back in the director’s chair. Batman Returns was released in 1992. (same year Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series […]

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The Dark Knight Rises

After completing his Oscar nominated film “Inception,” Christopher “Chris” Nolan, his wife/business partner, Emma Thomas & his brother, Jonathan “Jonah” Nolan commenced development of a third Batman movie set after “The Dark Knight.” The trio did extensive research on which villain Batman should battle mono e mono. Chris selected Bane. Introduced in a storyline known […]

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Inception

After “The Dark Knight” earned universal praise from critics, fans and movie goers as well as becoming the highest grossing film of 2008, Christopher “Chris” Nolan (my idol) resumes development of a pet project he’s been working on for nearly a decade called, “Inception.” At first it was supposed to be a horror film similar […]

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The Animatrix

After “The Matrix” came out in 1999, The Wachowskis immediately begin to conduct stories set in the series exploring more content before and after the first movie after the they promote The Matrix, they visited a few anime companies to collaborate on each short film told in an anthology format. As they work on each […]

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Batman (1989)

Inspired by Christopher Reeve’s “Superman,” a film adaptation of “Batman” was in development during The 1980s. Warner Bros. (WB for short) hired several screenwriters to write a screenplay. At first, a script was supposed to be a revival of the campy 60’s Batman starring Adam West with Bill Murray & Eddie Murphy who were originally […]

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Watchmen (Ultimate Cut)

In The 1980’s, Alan Moore wrote graphic novels for DC Comics including “V For Vendetta,” “Batman: The Killing Joke” & last but not least, his Magnum Opus known as “Watchmen.” His latter work is a different take on the superhero genre exploring a high concept (what if scenario) about superheroes existing in our reality change […]

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Barton Fink

Salutations fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s review is about a playwright who’s tasked to write a screenplay, but he’s having creative problems due to distractions in a unsanitary hotel. He meets a neighbor with a mysterious background who tries to help him bounce back his creativity. As the two become friends, tensions […]

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

In 1981, a mystery novel called, “Who Censored Roger Rabbit” opened in bookstores. The novel is set in a world when humans & cartoon characters co-exist in our reality. The story is about a private detective named, Eddie Valiant who gets dragged into a case involving cartoon character, Roger Rabbit who’s framed for a murder […]

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Sin City

Fed up with Hollywood butchering his screenplays for the Robocop sequels, comic book writer, Frank Miller, (Batman: Year One, The Dark Knight Returns, 300) refuses to let Hollywood producers adapt his work, until director/writer/producer/editor/composer, Robert Rodriguez, (Mexico Trilogy, From Dusk Till Dawn, Machete) offered him a partnership on directing a faithful adaptation to “Sin City.” […]

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The Dark Knight

Ladies and Gentlemen and fellow movie goers alike, today’s review is about my favorite movie of all time. I present you, The Dark Knight. A sequel to Batman Begins and the second installment of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy. After the critical and box office success of Batman Begins, Warner Bros. (WB for short) […]

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Batman Begins

Let us dive into the history on how Batman Begins was developed. In 1997, Joel Schumacher directed Batman & Robin starring George Clooney as The World’s Greatest Detective, which was a follow up to Batman Forever. It did well at the box office, but it received a massive amount of negative reviews from critics, movie […]

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Insomnia

Fresh from the critical success of Memento. Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Interstellar) received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. As a result of the massive acclaim, filmmaker, Steven Soderbergh (Erin Brokovich, Ocean’s Eleven and its sequels) offered Nolan an opportunity to direct another film called “Insomnia” for a bigger […]

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Memento

At the end of “The 20th Century,” many events triggered in the year 2000, the presidential election between George W. Bush & Al Gore. The Y2K incident at first, was gonna become a nuclear holocaust, but it didn’t happen. AOL was purchased by Time Warner for $162 billion. Dora The Explorer made its TV debut […]

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