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Batman/Superman movies 18 – The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight is a significant movie in a number of ways. It was the first ever $1 billion superhero movie, and at the time of its release, the fourth highest earning movie of all-time. It’s domestic earnings of $158 … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 17 – Superman Returns

The year after Batman Begins released, the first major attempt to restart the Superman film franchise since Superman IV finally released, after decades of cancelled projects. The road to even getting to Superman Returns is a long and complicated one, … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 16 – Batman Begins

If it wasn’t for the fact that Batman Begins released the year after Catwoman, the Catwoman movie probably would have damaged the DC superhero movies a lot more than it did. But the road to Batman Begins wasn’t a smooth … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 15 – Catwoman

This right here is the worst movie I’ll be looking at for this blog series. There’s no sense in trying to hide that fact. Development for a Catwoman movie began as early as 1993, when Batman Forever was in the … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 13 – Steel

When you’re talking about movies about batman and Superman, as well as characters related to Superman, this seems to be the one everyone has forgotten about. It’s completely disconnected from every other DC superhero movie ever made, and while the … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 12 – Batman Forever

There’s actually a lot to talk about with this movie, so I’m going to keep the behind the scene details to a minimum. I may talk about some of it when I get to Batman & Robin instead. Let’s get … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 10 – Batman

For pretty much the entire existence of the Christopher Reeve Superman series, there were a number of attempts to bring Batman back to the big screen. The character’s popularity at the time was waning, thanks to the 60’s show reruns … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 8 – Supergirl

You though the behind the scenes politics was complicated with the first three Superman movies? Well, it was, but all of them are still included in pretty much every Reeve Superman box set. Most sets even include both versions of … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 7 – Superman III

I spent the last couple of blog posts talking about the production difficulties that went with Superman II. Well, those production difficulties even bled into the production for Superman III. Both Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor) and Margot Kidder (Lois Lane) … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 6 – Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

When I talked about Superman II last week, I focused mainly on the troubled production the movie faced. From the conflict between Richard Donner and the producers, to the problems with the cast when he was replaced with Richard Lester. … Continue reading

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