Stories tagged: Batman
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Which Chris is the best superhero? A definitive ranking, from Pratt to Hemsworth
There’s been no shortage of Chrises filling the boots of our super heroes. Which one is the best?
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Review: Not even Wonder Woman can save ‘Justice League’
Although marginally better than “Batman v Superman” and “Suicide Squad,” director Zack Snyder’s latest is still a profound mess of maudlin muscles, incoherent action and jaw-droppingly awful CGI. It is …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
‘Justice League’ reviews are in, and they’re as all over the place as the DC movie itself
“Justice League” was directed by Zack Snyder, but Joss Whedon (veteran of Marvel’s “Avengers” team-up films) was brought in this past spring to complete the picture (for which he receives …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Walla Walla native Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88
He initially chafed at being typecast after “Batman” went off the air after three seasons, but in later years he admitted he was pleased to have had a role in …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 5 p.m.
What ‘Lego Batman’ can teach Ben Affleck
What if Batman was boiled down to simply your textbook narcissist with attachment issues?
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
Movie review: ‘LEGO Batman’ might be the best Batman movie ever
“The LEGO Batman Movie” is quite possibly the best Batman movie ever made, if not a close runner up to “Batman Returns.” Liberated from the constraints of “dark,” “edgy” or …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Michael Keaton reveals why he left Batman franchise
In essence: The script sucked, the actor recalls
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Adam West to sell Batman-themed paintings he’s created in Idaho
The actor who portrayed the tights-clad Batman in the 1960s TV series is selling paintings he has created of villains from the show at an art gallery in the central …
Thu., March 24, 2016
Review: Worlds collide in ‘Batman v Superman’
Zac Snyder’s thundering and grim “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” offers the kind of blunt, mano-a-mano faceoff usually reserved for Predators, Godzillas and presidential candidates.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
People: Affleck says Batman-fan son too young to see new film
Ben Affleck might be Batman to his four-year-old fan-boy son, Samuel, but that doesn’t mean he’ll get to see his dad in action in “Batman v Superman” with the rest …
Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 12:07 p.m.
’Batkid’ fighting crime in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — Crooks beware! Batkid is fighting crime Friday on the mean streets of San Francisco. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city, 5-year-old Miles Scott, …
Thu., July 18, 2013
The Comic Book Shop celebrates 25 years and two locations
Spider-Man. Batman. Manga. Tintin. “The Walking Dead.” No matter who your superhero is, it’s very likely that The Comic Book Shop has you covered. With two stores, one on North …
Fri., March 30, 2012, 1:07 p.m.
Batman-costumed Lamborghini driver not ticketed
Authorities pulled over the driver of a black Lamborghini with Batman logo tags last week in Silver Spring outside Washington.
Fri., Oct. 29, 2010
Next Batman film has a name; villain doesn’t
The next Batman sequel has a name: “The Dark Knight Rises.” Distributor Warner Bros. confirmed the title for director Christopher Nolan’s third adventure about the DC Comics vigilante hero, which …
Fri., July 18, 2008
Ledger’s Joker stokes ‘Black Knight’
The man in black is back. And most movie critics, along with theater owners, are glad that he is. We’re talking, of course, about Batman as he is portrayed in …