Video: The Dark Knight is very probably the best superhero movie of all time. That has a lot to do with Joker being the best villain and Christopher Nolan being a fantastic director, but it also has to do with... Michael Mann? Here's a video from Glass Distortion that shows scenes from The Dark Knight next to scenes from Mann films such as Heat, The Insider, Collateral and LA Takedown. You can easily spot the influence.
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A lot of things look good about The LEGO Batman Movie — whether it's the film itself or the LEGO sets. But I think my favourite thing about it is this new Bane "mini" figure that's actually hulking, and it's spine-tinglingly brilliant.
On Gotham, we've got a young Bruce Wayne who isn't Batman yet. And it's unclear as to whether mega-maniac Jerome Valeska will become the Joker destined to become the Dark Knight's arch-foe. But the Fox superhero show is going to have them fight anyway, because there ain't no rules in its weird little pocket universe.
Say what you will about the Pop Vinyl toy aesthetic, there is something to be admired in Funko's ability to acquire licenses for their toys like grey goo nanomachines devouring their way across the face of the Earth. Case in point, the company announced like, a hojillion toys at the UK Toy Fair yesterday, and we want them all.
Video: The guy that told us why Marvel movies look kinda ugly — we also told you how to fix them, sort of — is back with another great YouTube explainer. Patrick Willems' latest video talks about why DC's recent superhero films have failed to excite audiences, and it's not mediocre plots — it's poorly created characters.