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Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Benjamin Melniker has died

In cinema, Batman has always been subject to change.
 Even amidst all that change, though, two names have been a constant with cinematic Batman: Michael Uslan and Benjamin Melniker.  Going back to Tim Burton’s landmark 1989 Batman film, the duo’s names have been listed in some sort of producing role on pretty much every Batman film ever since.  Sadly, Uslan announced on Facebook today that Melniker has died.
He was 104. 

Friday, 23 February 2018

Jake Gyllenhaal as Batman?

Rumors have resurfaced suggesting that Nightcrawler star Jake Gyllenhaal is set to take over the role of Batman in the near future. Ben Affleck took over as the Caped Crusader after Christian Bale’s lauded turn in the Christopher Nolan trilogy, and many fans never warmed to him. Affleck already has three films as Batman / Bruce Wayne under his utility belt – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and most recently Justice League – but studio execs are said to have gone sour on him and are looking for a replacement. Gyllenhaal is in prime position to take over if they pull the trigger on Affleck, or indeed if Affleck walks, and that has sent fans and rumor mills into overdrive.

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Phoenix in Talks to Play ‘The Joker’

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Todd Phillips (The Hangover) was working on a standalone origin story for The Joker, and huge news from Variety today indicates that Phillips may have found his Clown Prince of Crime in none other than Joaquin Phoenix! The site notes that studio negotiations are not yet underway, but that “Phillips has made it clear that Phoenix is the top choice to star.” Additionally, sources tell Variety that “Phoenix has agreed to the role in the untitled film.

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Man Spends Two Years Building Iconic 1989 Burton Batmobile

A REAL-LIFE superhero has turned down six-figure offers for his home-made 1989 Batmobile for hire - so he can continue helping sick children. Batman fanatic Zac Mihajlovic, from Camden, Australia, hand-built his very own street legal version of the car from the 1989 film starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson. And the car has whipped up a reaction wherever it has been seen. Businessmen from across the world, including a Sheik in Dubai, have offered Zac big bucks for the Batmobile. But rather than cash-in on his dream machine, Zac decided to use his powers for good by teaming up with Make-A-Wish Australia, who make dream’s come true for terminally-ill children.

Batmobile in Rocket League

The Batmobile has been one of Rocket League's most popular Premium DLC cars since it first arrived in March 2016. However, with the new Justice League movie headed to theaters on November 17, we felt like we should do a little something extra to celebrate the occasion.
And so, on November 14 (the same day we're launching Rocket League on Nintendo Switch), we will also be adding a new piece of content for BOTH new and existing Batmobile DLC owners. Truth be told, you may already be familiar with the new content already, as it had originally debuted as a "trailer-only special effect" in our teaser for the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Car Pack way back when.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Friday, 19 January 2018

kids aged 4-6 perform better during boring tasks when dressed as Batman

 ....and so do the Dads of said kids ;) 

Perseverance, or the ability to stick with something, is critical to success in life, from academics and sports to music and getting around to that presentation for tomorrow’s meeting.
But life is increasingly distracting, especially for kids, with the allure of technology and the ability to access just about any form of entertainment on demand.
So what gives a child grit? Six researchers, building on past studies, designed an experiment to see what makes kids stay on task when presented with the very real-world temptation of an iPad.
Rachel E. White, from Hamilton College, and Emily Prager and Catherine Schaefer from the University of Minnesota, tested four and six-years-olds by giving them a boring computer task and asking them to do it for 10 minutes. They also offered the kids an out: If they got bored, they could play a game on the iPad, located nearby in the testing room.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

JL Digital Release Date.


According to iTunes, Justice League will be available on Digital HD on Tuesday, January 30th. That’s just over two months after Justice League hit theaters last November. The movie struggled at the box office and was pushed out of most theaters last month, which is probably why it’s coming to home video much sooner than typical blockbusters.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Little Batmobile from The Amazing Adventures of Little Batman

  Based on the 1966 Batman TV series, a very young Bruce Wayne takes on the famous, pint-sized villains of Gotham City. Directed, shot and edited by Joe Valenti of Valenti Vision Films and Produced by Jordan Wachtell. In Part 1, the Dynamic duo discover Gotham's latest jailbreak!


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