The Honcho Round-up #42: The Batman movies that never were

By Alex Wiggan Hi Heroes! Ignore the rumours – Ben Affleck is not stepping down from the role of Batman. Well, not until he decides he’s had enough anyway. Speaking at this weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, Affleck said: “Batman is the coolest part in any universe. Let me be very clear – I am the luckiest guy in the world. … Continue reading

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What is the highest grossing Batman movie?

By Alex Wiggan Warner Bros has announced it is to bring forthcoming animated movie, Batman and Harley Quinn to the big screen in the US. The ‘one night only’ screening will take place on August 14th, a day before its digital release and two weeks ahead of its DVD/Blu-ray release. The one night only screening is the latest in a … Continue reading

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The Batman & Robin drinking game

By Alex Wiggan Earlier this week, we noted how Batman & Robin had reached the ripe old age of 20 years old. Yes, in June 1997, Batman, Robin, Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy, Bane, Batgirl and Alfred all took to the big screen for a bombastic Bat-movie. As previously noted by myself, over the past 20 years I’ve grown to enjoy … Continue reading

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Batman & Robin: It’s time for a reappraisal

By Alex Wiggan **WARNING: CONTROVERSIAL BLOG POST ALERT** Twenty years ago this June, Batman & Robin, the fourth entry in the ’80s/’90s cycle of Batman films hit cinema screens. Boasting an all-star cast, including Arnold Schwarzenegger and George Clooney, the movie took $238.2 million at the worldwide box office and showcased the first live-action appearances of classic Bat-villains, Poison Ivy … Continue reading

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Everything you ever needed to know about the Batman Anthology (1989 – 1997)

By Alex Wiggan It’ll come as no surprise that we here at the Honcho-SFX blog love the Batman movies. Absolutely adore them in fact. We think Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy is a work of genius; we are willing to invest a of interest (and faith) in Ben Affleck’s take on the Caped Crusader; and we always have a lot … Continue reading

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