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  • The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest

    The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest

    ★★★

    "I don't understand. I had it all planned so perfectly. Oh wait, that's it! Silly me, I forgot the acid."

    The Quest to Watch All the Batman Movies

    Superman: The Animated Series is still okay. This three-parter from the show is a crossover with Batman: The Animated Series and what is good about is more or less what you want from a good crossover, the characters and the way they interact with each other. Seeing Lex Luthor try to tolerate…

  • Superman - The Last Son of Krypton

    Superman - The Last Son of Krypton

    ★★★½

    Superman: The Animated Series is okay. Made by a lot of the same people that made Batman: The Animated Series, it's about the same level of quality. The animation is good, the writing is solid, the voice acting is great, especially from Tim Daly, Clancy Brown and Dana Delany, Shirley Walker's music is as fantastic as ever, and it has surprisingly good continuity between episodes from what I've seen of it. It just didn't resonate as strongly with me personally.…

  • Batman & Robin

    Batman & Robin

    ★★★

    "Chicks dig the car."

    Continuing the Quest to Watch (and rank) All the Batman Movies

    I tend to take Batman very seriously, don't I? Taking films way too seriously is something I find very enjoyable. But even so, I can be honest and say that Batman is silly. As in very silly. As in he's a guy who dresses up like a bat to fight a variety of wacko villains including a scarecrow, a guy obsessed with riddles and a…

  • Batman Forever

    Batman Forever

    ★½

    "Chicks love the car."

    Continuing the Quest to Watch (and rank) All the Batman Movies

    Believe it or not, but we've got McDonalds to blame for this one. They were selling Batman themed toys to tie in with Batman Returns and were not too pleased about how decidedly not family friendly that film ended up. Warner Bros. were not happy with Batman Returns' box office run anyways and responded "tell you what, we'll get rid of that downer Tim Burton…

  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

    ★★★★½

    "I know I made a promise, but I didn't see this coming. I didn't count on being happy."

    Continuing the Quest to Watch (and rank) All the Batman Movies

    As I'm watching through Batman: The Animated series, I'm discovering more and more how brilliant it is, (though I should mention I still haven't seen the whole show). With brilliant storytelling told through well thought out animation, it truly is one of a kind, and may portray the Batman universe stronger…

  • Batman Returns

    Batman Returns

    ★★★★½

    "Honey, I'm home! Oh, I forgot, I'm not married."

    Continuing the Quest to Watch (and rank) All the Batman Movies

    I may have had problems with Tim Burton's Batman from 1989, but the sequel, Batman Returns, is where everything came together for me. Most of what was good about the first film is still here, including the fantastic production and acting, but with a more interesting story and a much better cast of characters.

    Burton was reportedly given more creative…

  • Batman

    Batman

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "I made you. You made me first."

    Continuing the Quest to Watch (and rank) All the Batman Movies

    Tim Burton's Batman was a turning point for Batman in film. After the much more lighthearted and childfriendly Hanna-Barbera and Adam West versions, Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan purchased the film rights to the character back in 1979, with Uslan wanting to make a darker, more serious version of him more fitting the way he was envisioned by the original creators,…

  • Scooby-Doo Meets Batman

    Scooby-Doo Meets Batman

    ★★★

    "Look! The hooded man! We'll never catch him, he's on a unicycle!"

    As part of the Quest to Watch All the Batman Movies

    Yes, this. After almost a year with barely any reviews, this is what I'm opening with. I'm quarantined and I'm bored, so I'm watching some Batman. I'm knee-deep into Batman: The Animated Series, in fact. I'm 13 episodes in, and every episode I've seen so far, even ones that have been comparatively light on story, has been…

  • Lilo & Stitch

    Lilo & Stitch

    ★★★★★

    "Aloha ʻoe, aloha ʻoe
    E ke onaona noho i ka lipo
    One fond embrace,
    A hoʻi aʻe au
    Until we meet again"

    *Cue grown man crying over a kids cartoon*

  • Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus

    Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus

    ★★★★

    It's... it's so beautiful! I... I never thought I would see the day! 13 years of waiting and it was all worth it!

  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★★★★

    Still fantastic after all these years. When I first saw this years ago, I had already heard about how supposedly great it was, and I was still blown away. I wouldn't say it has quite the same impact the second time around when you already know the twist, but the brilliant film making, excellently portrayed atmosphere and great acting never age. You definitely wouldn't make a film like this today, especially considering how slow it is, but I honestly enjoy…

  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★½

    Expertly crafted and thought provoking horror!