comic books

Batman Begins: BATMAN #432

Batman ruled the world in 1989 and it blew my mind. Shortly before the release of the film my father brought home a Batman comic – the first I ever owned. It was Batman No. 432. The tag line on the cover “If he can just get past the F.B.I”. It [...]

April 21, 2022

The World Needs Heroes: DC Movies In 2022

Movies In Focus constantly rages against comic book movies – but sometimes even I look forward to one or two of them. Usually because of some creative reason or because it features Batman.  I’m curious to see what Matt Reeves has done [...]

February 13, 2022

Behind The Scenes On THE BATMAN

This short behind the scenes piece about The Batman was shown at the DC Fandome event. It features director Matt Reeves talking about the Batman Year One tone of the film and Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz giving some information on their [...]

October 18, 2021

Bits From THE BATMAN Ahead Of DC Fandome

Director Matt Reeves has been teasing bits and pieces from The Batman ahead of a new trailer launching at the DC FanDome on Saturday 16 October 2021. Reeves has shared two posters from the film – one showing Robert Pattinson‘s The [...]

October 16, 2021

Remembering Tim Burton’s BATMAN

  In 1988 director Tim Burton was working on his second feature, Beetlejuice, at Warner Bros, when the director was offered a Batman film. For the first time in a decade, the project gathered real momentum. Bringing along his Beetlejuice star [...]

June 23, 2021

An Introduction To BATMAN

I’d always loved films growing up., James Bond, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, any action adventure film amazed me and captured not only my attention but my imagination, I still have vivid memories of sitting in front of the television reading the [...]

June 23, 2021

New Costume Teases For THE FLASH & SUPERGIRL

Movies In Focus is mainly excited about director Andy Muschietti‘s The Flash because it marks Michael Keaton’s return to the role of Batman for the first time in thirty years and because it’s Ben Affleck‘s cinematic swan [...]

June 19, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE

Richard Donner – 1978 Richard Donner‘s Superman is one of the great comic book adaptions – and it’s as close to a living comic book as you could possibly get.  Christopher Reeve is flawless as the Man Of Steel and Gene [...]

May 11, 2021

Trailer & Poster: VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE

Absurdist comedy and CGI seem to be the order of the day for Andy Serkis‘ Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Tom Hardy is back as the Marvel Comics anti-hero and he’s joined by Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris and the always great Woody [...]

May 10, 2021

Remembering 2017’s Misjudged JUSTICE LEAGUE

  Now that Zack Snyder’s Justice League is finally upon us (read the review), Movies In Focus thought it was a good time to visit the misjudged version of Justice League which was retooled by Joss Whedon and released back in 2017.  Unlike [...]

March 16, 2021

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