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Batman: The Long Halloween draws focus on the vigilante’s recent repositioning as ace detective
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Batman: The Long Halloween draws focus on the vigilante’s recent repositioning as ace detective

The animated deluxe edition saga works as a classic detective story than a superhero caper.

Shweta Tripathi Sharma on Escaype Live, Hindi audio series Batman: Ek Chakravyuh and more
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Shweta Tripathi Sharma on Escaype Live, Hindi audio series Batman: Ek Chakravyuh and more

'Social media might be powerful but they shouldn’t control you,' said Shweta Tripathi Sharma

USA: Man releases real bat in theatre during 'The Batman' screening; watch viral video
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USA: Man releases real bat in theatre during 'The Batman' screening; watch viral video

A moviegoer had brought a real bat which he released during the screening of the film. The theatre staff had to pause the screening of the film after the bat started flying in the movie hall

The Batman dissected: Matt Reeves discusses masked vigilantism, comparison to US Capitol attack, and possible sequel
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The Batman dissected: Matt Reeves discusses masked vigilantism, comparison to US Capitol attack, and possible sequel

"I wanted Batman to go from somebody who is projecting vengeance to somebody who’s letting people know that somewhere in all of this darkness, there’s hope. That was his arc," says director Matt Reeves.

Matt Reeves on how he was roped in to direct The Batman, how he found his voice, and why he chose Robert Pattinson
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Matt Reeves on how he was roped in to direct The Batman, how he found his voice, and why he chose Robert Pattinson

Matt Reeves says he envisioned Batman as "someone who hadn’t quite figured out why they were doing the thing they were doing.”

Why The Batman is an organic step ahead in Robert Pattinson's filmography, rich in both blockbusters and indie gems
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Why The Batman is an organic step ahead in Robert Pattinson's filmography, rich in both blockbusters and indie gems

While Robert Pattinson’s career began with high-profile roles in the Harry Potter and Twilight franchises, he has since put together a solid body of work in small, independent, and auteur-led movies like The Lighthouse and Good Time.

Ahead of The Batman, tracing the caped crusader's portrayals on screen, from Michael Keaton to Batfleck
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Ahead of The Batman, tracing the caped crusader's portrayals on screen, from Michael Keaton to Batfleck

It speaks to the richness of the character that there are so many different interpretations of Batman, which continue to explore different shades and elements of his legend. But for all we have seen of him, there is much that is left to be explored.

What makes Superman coming out as bisexual a watershed moment of LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture
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What makes Superman coming out as bisexual a watershed moment of LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture

Though Superman is not the first LGBTQ+ hero, and will not be the last, comics experts said that there was something particularly momentous about Superman coming out.

The Suicide Squad: A guide to comic-book origins of lesser known characters, from Peacemaker to Polka-Dot Man
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The Suicide Squad: A guide to comic-book origins of lesser known characters, from Peacemaker to Polka-Dot Man

While The Suicide Squad brings back Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney), and Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), it adds a new set of squad members pulled from deep in the pages of DC Comics history.

JJ Abrams, Matt Reeves, Bruce Timm to executive produce Batman animated series Caped Crusader
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JJ Abrams, Matt Reeves, Bruce Timm to executive produce Batman animated series Caped Crusader

"Thrilling, cinematic and evocative of Batman's noir roots, Batman: Caped Crusader will dive deeper into the psychology of these iconic characters,"Abrams, Reeves and Timm said.

Joye Hummel, the first woman to write scripts for Wonder Woman comics, dies at 97
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Joye Hummel, the first woman to write scripts for Wonder Woman comics, dies at 97

She was 19 and known as Joye Hummel in March 1944, when she went to work for William Moulton Marston, a psychologist who had created Wonder Woman three years earlier and found himself with a product that was in such demand that he couldn’t keep up.

Zack Snyder's Justice League movie review: #SnyderCut is similar to 2017 film, but still worth the wait
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Zack Snyder's Justice League movie review: #SnyderCut is similar to 2017 film, but still worth the wait

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is easily the superior version. This 242-minute film – which certainly wouldn’t have made it to theatres with that length, even if Snyder had full control – is unputdownable for the most.

Ahead of Zack Snyder's Justice League premiere on HBO Max, new Batman teaser unveiled
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Ahead of Zack Snyder's Justice League premiere on HBO Max, new Batman teaser unveiled

The promo clip, showing Superman extending a hand to Batman, has been dropped two weeks before the release of Zack Snyder's Justice League premiere on HBO Max,

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley plans new Batman comic series, hints character will be 'person of colour'
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Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley plans new Batman comic series, hints character will be 'person of colour'

During his panel at DC FanDome event, John Ridley announced that he is writing a new four-issue mini-series about a Batman who is not Bruce Wayne.

Batman: Gotham Knights game to release in 2021: Here is all we know so far
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Batman: Gotham Knights game to release in 2021: Here is all we know so far

The Batman game will be coming to PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X as well as PC when it releases next year.

Zack Snyder's Justice League official trailer shows the superheroes team up against villain Darkseid
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Zack Snyder's Justice League official trailer shows the superheroes team up against villain Darkseid

Zack Snyder's Justice League will be released as a four-part miniseries on HBO Max.

Ben Affleck to return as Batman in Ezra Miller's The Flash, confirms director Andy Muschietti
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Ben Affleck to return as Batman in Ezra Miller's The Flash, confirms director Andy Muschietti

After playing the caped crusader in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League and Suicide Squad, Ben Affleck had announced last year he is stepping down from Batman's role for good.

The Batman logo, teaser poster unveiled by director Matt Reeves
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The Batman logo, teaser poster unveiled by director Matt Reeves

The Batman teaser poster, designed by DC's chief creative officer Jim Lee, depicts the batsuit worn by Robert Pattinson's Bruce Wayne in the film.

Coronavirus Outbreak saves the world from Marvel, DC's shifty superhero spectacles this summer
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Coronavirus Outbreak saves the world from Marvel, DC's shifty superhero spectacles this summer

The coronavirus outbreak comes to the rescue of one of the dominant modes of entertainment: to enjoy the spectacle of our own domination.