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Batman/Superman movies 19 – The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises concluded the Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy in 2012. The production was initially delayed for several reasons, one being that Nolan directed Inception in-between the two “Dark Knight” movies. But the main reason was likely the unfortunate … Continue reading

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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 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 11 – Batman Returns

This is probably the first movie I’ve done for this blog series where the production was fairly straight forward. That’s not to say there isn’t anything worth talking about, but there weren’t any significant production troubles, behind the scenes politics, … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman Movies 9 – Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

After Superman III ended up being a commercial disappointment, followed by the Supergirl movie straight up bombing, the Salkinds sold the Superman film rights to the Cannon Group. The Cannon Group has a complicated history, but in short, it’s a … 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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Batman/Superman movies 3 – Batman 1966

There are other early entries I could look at when it comes to Batman and Superman movies, but my first two blog posts pretty much sum up what came before today’s subject. First, I looked at the 1943 Batman serials, … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 2 – Superman and the Mole Men

When people think of the old Superman movies, the Christopher Reeves quadrilogy usually comes to mind. Yet as influential and historically important as those movies are, they weren’t the first theatrically released Superman movies. Like with Batman, there were serials … Continue reading

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