Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Superman 3 and Batman Forever – Some interesting parallels

Whilst working my way through the Batman and Superman movies recently, I’ve been thinking about some parallels between the two series. Especially when it comes to Superman 3, and the third Batman film – Batman Forever and their aftermath. Let me explain… * Firstly both films started off with clear approach by a director  – Richard Donner for Superman, Tim

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The Batman’O’Meter – The Range of Batman Performances

So here’s something I’ve been thinking about…The evolution of Batman in the cinema. The diagram below is something I’ve put together to try and show how different actors have approached the character of the Dark Knight. From left (camp dancing Adam West batman) to the darker sides of the caped crusader, I have both Val Kilmer and George Clooney shifting

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Analysis : The Shifting Approach of Hollywood : How Sequels and Franchises have taken over

In the last week, I saw 2 different movies that were, in their origins, very similar. Both Terminator Genisys and Jurassic World, are both new films from previous franchises that not only have come out in 2015 and been significant in terms of box office, (admittedly JW is far and away ahead of TG, but even that is well over

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