Batman Returns

February 1, 2022

Can a Tim Burton movie be TOO Tim Burton? Would Ashley Coffin have discovered blue eyeshadow if it weren’t for this Catwoman? And why, oh why, does Bruce think you should bring up your ex on a first date? Paul and Ashley join me to discuss these questions, and ask, is this our Batman, as…

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Batman ’89

January 18, 2022

With a new Batman movie coming out, we’re looking back at earlier portrayals of the Caped Crusader. With each movie we’re looking at every aspect, talking about how this version addresses the ethical issues at the heart of Batman and asking of each portrayal- is this my Batman? In this first episode, Paul Hoppe and…

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Fire the Anti-Canon

February 9, 2021

How would the Batman story change, if Bruce Wayne lived in the late 19th century? What ideals would Superman fight for, if he landed in the Soviet Union, instead of the United States? What happens when stories take our beloved characters and break canon by placing them in totally different times, settings, situations, or tones?…

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