2017 First Watch: The Killing Joke

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2017 will see me watching some films that I have never seen before and then writing about them. It will be a series of columns cleverly called, “2017 First Watch.

The Killing Joke was an infamous comic written by Alan Moore. The book has gone down as both a hugely influential and impact Batman story while also developing a poor reputation for the objectification of the Barbara Gordon character in the course of telling the Batman vs. Joker story. Continue reading 2017 First Watch: The Killing Joke

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2017 Re-Watch: Batman: Year One

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2017 will see me revisiting some films that I think need or deserve a fresh take. It will be a series of columns cleverly called, “2017 Re-Watch.

Batman: Year One was an animated adaptation of the fantastic Frank Miller book of the same name. The story is still deservedly thought of as a classic, and it would probably be considered the definitive Batman origins story (and was a major influence on the beloved Christopher Nolan film, Batman Begins). Continue reading 2017 Re-Watch: Batman: Year One

Mike & Matt Write Words: Six Questions About The 2017 Comic Book Movies

Mike and Matt like to talk to each other on Skype about comic book movies and then subject dozens upon dozens of people to their conversations. However, they are also occasionally capable of doing more. They are also occasionally capable of writing things, including – but not limited to – words.

With comic book movies being big and fun and a passion for us, we thought it would be a great idea to try to get some hits on this fine website by previewing the big comic book movies coming out in 2017. Continue reading Mike & Matt Write Words: Six Questions About The 2017 Comic Book Movies

The Tape Crusaders: Episode #8 – Batman V Superman & Suicide Squad

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Zack Snyder, baby! No fun allowed! No jokes! Instead, we just get nonsensical stories, half-baked twists, and unlikable or useless characters! This is fine. Continue reading The Tape Crusaders: Episode #8 – Batman V Superman & Suicide Squad