There’s no shortage of topics when discussing Joel Schumacher’s 1997 film Batman & Robin: its over-the-top villains, pun-laden dialogue, Bat-credit card, casting, the list goes on and on. But 20 years later, the number one topic still has to be the Bat-Nipples.
The entire DC Universe was relieved when Joel Schumacher got sent to Arkham after Batman and Robin, guaranteeing he would never direct a Batman movie again. Well, now we have something to regret: Coolio could’ve been the next Scarecrow. What the hell, world—you’re making me regret not having another Schumacher Batman…
Thanks to DC's Diamond Previews solicits for January 2015, the next person to step into the green boots of Batman's sidekick Robin has been revealed. Since it's a spoiler, the reveal is after the jump — but I do feel confident the new Robin's identity will not shock you. Something else will, however.
Midnight movies. Guilty pleasures. Cult classics. We have lots of terms for films that are so bad, they're good. But why do we really love terrible films, sometimes more than good movies? And why aren't all bad movies wonderfully bad?
Weirdness permeates Gotham City, what with all the spooky architecture and homicidal maniacs around every corner. So it makes sense that advertisements for local businesses would be kind of trippy and off-balance. See for yourself, in concept art by Mary Locatell.
"Shooting fish in a barrel" is a phrase that has a negative connotation, implying that it's too easy to shoot fish which are trapped in such a contained space. But what if the fish really have it coming? Find out as the Honest Trailers guys work their magic on the most anemic of opponents, Batman and Robin!
Stop what you are doing and watch the most amazing Hollywood pile-on we've ever seen. Joel Schumacher, Chris O'Donnell and the rest of the cast and crew from Batman and Robin sit down to autopsy the worst Batman movie created, and they are brutally honest — emphasis on the "brutal." Words like overhyped, rushed, and…
We're down to the Elite Eight in our quest to find the worst science fiction movie ever made. Who will it be? Mac & Me or Catwoman? Battlefield Earth or Batman & Robin? The time to vote is now!
Jon and Al Kaplan have regaled you in the past with the Predator and Conan the Barbarian musicals. Now gird your loins for their take on the former Governor of California in his prime, crooning "Batman, You Son Of A Bitch." To be honest, I grew up thinking Batman and Robin was a musical (and that my local theater's…
One of the newer cast members in the Batman comics is Damian Wayne, Bruce Wayne and Talia al Ghul's semi-sociopathic offspring. Since his birth, Damian has been trained in the art of murder by the League of Assassins. Damian's mellowed considerably since taking up the mantle of Robin, but he's still a pint-sized rebel.
Grant Morrison's final issue of Batman and Robin came out today. In the comic's final panels, Bruce Wayne revealed a huge secret to the press. io9 spoke with DC Comics editor-in-chief Bob Harras about Batman's new status quo. Spoilers!
What's the best part of being posthuman? Smiting your enemies with but a single touch, of course! Here are 10 mutants, cyborgs, and martial artists who are equipped to take down their nemeses using deadly limbs and epidermis.
What do you get when you dump Hellboy in 1950s Mexico, team him up with three vampire-fighting luchadores, and douse this gang in tequila? You get Hellboy in Mexico (Or, a Drunken Blur), a comic ready-made for Cinco de Mayo.
Mika's single for Kick-Ass continues the cherished tradition of musicians penning (often absurd) songs for superhero flicks. Here are some of the best and/or worst songs from comic-book cinema. And no, that Nickelback song from Spider-Man ain't on here.
It's Batman, Buffy, and a tripped-out Peter Parker this week! Also, S.H.I.E.L.D. goes old-school, Jonathan Ross debuts his supernatural crime drama, and Wee Hughie meets some supes who aren't total wankers. When the sun's shining like this, we crave comics!
When superhero/supervillain costumes succeed on the big screen, it's a miracle. But it's also rare. The movie superhero outfits are a multiverse of fail, and here are 40-odd examples of total costume catastrophe. Brace yourself, this won't be pretty.
Are you facing the prospect of being alone on Valentine's Day? It's not too late to make someone fall in love with you. Science fiction's full of handy ways to make someone swoon into your arms, and here's a list.
To everyone who got excited over the prospect of seeing a time-traveling Bruce Wayne dressed up like Johnny Depp's Cap'n Jack Sparrow in next year's Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne series: We're sorry... but it's not going to happen.