La-La Land Records to Release Danny Elfman Batman Collection

Tis the season to love film scores! And even more so if you’re a die-hard fan of Danny Elfman’s big cinematic sound. Starting today, La-La Land Records is releasing The Danny Elfman Batman Collection – an extra special 4-CD set being presented in honor of Batman’s 75th Anniversary. La-La Land Records, Warner Bros. and WEA proudly present […]

Lighting The Affleck Signal

Preface: I don’t really have a dog in the entire “who should play Batman next” fight, and as a general rule I don’t find rampant fan-casting to be either productive or a rewarding use of my time*. More than that, I don’t really care for the current big-screen iteration of Batman (outside of The Dark […]

Jo-Go In the Running to Guard the Galaxy

Marvel pulled off the finale to their impressive superhero balancing act this year with The Avengers, a trick they look to duplicate with a sequel in 2015.  In between now and then, though, the studio– now positioned as one of the film world’s most important blockbusting authorities, at least as far as I’m concerned– looks […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Vigilante Films

vig·i·lan·te: any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime. A mainstay in the film world for decades, vigilantes come in all shapes in sizes and work their special brand of street justice for a variety of reasons. In some cases they operate just outside the law and […]

Ohhh, Look…'Bat Man of Shanghai' from Cartoon Network

Lots of our favorite comic/super heroes have evolved since their first issue or appearance and usually it’s the bold and creative changes that make the most impact. Case in point; Batman has had more face-lifts than Joan Rivers but each time his reinvention or re-envisioning is something special. The video below is no exception. Sure we’ve seen Batman in the future […]

Christopher Nolan Bids Batman Farwell In Fond Send-Off

With the last leg of Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy is now in theaters (and raking in record-breaking box office numbers if you weren’t aware) we’ve, sadly yet quite satisfyingly, reached the end of this particular Batman’s journey. As part of Nolan’s contribution to a forthcoming book titled The Art And Making Of The Dark Knight […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Best Nolan Batman Moments (Leading To The Dark Knight Rises)

Harvey Dent once said that “The night is darkest just before the dawn.” and tomorrow, so say the trailers, TV spots and WB’s immense marketing campaign, that Knight will rise. So instead of us putting up a CineMagic 8-Ball post since everybody on the planet is going to go see The Dark Knight Rises this weekend, […]

Sweet (Final) Trailer…'The Dark Knight Rises'

Looks like it’s all come down to this, we have one final full trailer for the final installment in the Nolan Batman saga. Some of this you’ve seen, some of this is new, but it’s all just a hint of the magic to come this Summer. To quote the Joker in The Dark Knight, “Here, we, […]

Ohhh, Look…Ginormous Banners for 'The Dark Knight Rises' – UPDATED

If you didn’t already have 100 reasons to see the other biggest comic book film of the year then here are four more to add to your list. These HUGE banners for The Dark Knight Rises have hit the web and they look stunningly epic. I don’t think it’s worth saying anything else for right now […]

Sweet 3rd Trailer…'The Dark Knight Rises'

Well Bat-friends, we are getting ever closer to the last leg in Chritopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. Batman Begins and The Dark Knight are two of the finest comic book adapations to ever grace the screen but more important are also just great films. Nolan has incredible reverence for the characters and the mythology and before […]