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Love That Joker: Comics Alliance Reviews ‘Batman’ (1989), Part Two

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On the occasion of the film’s 25th anniversary, ComicsAlliance represents our in-depth commentary and review of Tim Burton’s Batman ’89, the father of modern superhero cinema. Originally published in 2011 as part of our exhaustive Cinematic Batmanology series (which also included a massive five-part analysis of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight), this piece by Chris Sims and David Uzumeri strips the fan favorite Batman ’89 down to the bone to get at what works, what doesn’t work, and what’s just plain crazy about Burton’s enduringly influential film.

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What Are You: Comics Alliance Reviews ‘Batman’ (1989), Part One

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On the occasion of the film's 25th anniversary, ComicsAlliance represents our in-depth commentary and review of Tim Burton's Batman '89, the father of modern superhero cinema. Originally published in 2011 as part of our exhaustive Cinematic Batmanology series (which also included a massive five-part analysis of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight), this piece by Chris Sims and David Uzumeri strips the fan favorite Batman '89 down to the bone to get at what works, what doesn't work, and what's just plain crazy about Burton's enduringly influential film.

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Vaughn Pinpin Imagines Pokemon In The Style Of Tim Burton [Art]

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The root words of Nintendo's indomitable Pokémon franchise are, as we all know, "pocket" and "monster," and yet there's never really been much monstrous about even the scariest species since its largely meant to appeal to all ages. Taking a page from Tim Burton's

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‘Superman Lives’ Toy Designs Emerge to Ruin Your Holiday

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Just when you thought you were going to make it out of 2011 without being reminded that Tim Burton very, very nearly made a Superman movie starring Nicolas Cage as a glow-in-the-dark Kryptoborg, YOU WERE WRONG. Just under the wi

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ComicsAlliance Reviews ‘Batman Returns’ (1992), Part Two

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Each week, Chris Sims and David Uzumeri take a look back at one of the most successful and influential comic book movie franchises of all time, in ComicsAlliance's in-depth retrospective on the Batman films.

David: Welcome back to Remedial Batman

ComicsAlliance Reviews ‘Batman Returns’ (1992), Part One

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Each week, Chris Sims and David Uzumeri take a look back at one of the most successful and influential comic book movie franchises of all time, in ComicsAlliance's in-depth retrospective on the Batman films.

Chris: Welcome back to Remedial Batman

Michael Keaton Looks Back on ‘Batman,’ Talks Cut Bat-Trance Scene

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A recent interview with Michael Keaton has shed some light on the actor's acclaimed work on Batman, the Tim Burton film based on the DC Comics superhero that launched the comic book movie genre as we know it. Among the insights Keaton shared with The Los Angeles Time

Michael Gough, R.I.P.

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Comics readers and film aficionados were sad to hear on Thursday that British screen actor Michael Gough passed away at the age of 94. The veteran screen actor appeared in over 150 films and television shows since the 1940s, but it was his role of butler and bat-confidant Alfred Pennyworth in four Batman films that endeared Gough to generations of superhero fans.Michael Gough first appeared as Alfred in Tim Burt

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Tim Burton’s Children’s Book ‘The Giant Zlig’ and its Disney Rejection Letter

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It's hard to believe, but once upon a time the director of such cinematic calamities as Planet of the Apes (2001), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) was once a singularly brilliant, visionary filmmaker. But before that, Tim Burt

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More Shockingly Bad Designs from Tim Burton & Nicolas Cage’s ‘Superman Lives’

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As part of what's probably the best example of the gift-you're-so-happy-to-have-never-received that keeps on giving phenomenon, visual effects artist Steve Johnson has unleashed via Facebook even more behind-the-scenes photographs and

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