Batman

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Gotham Knights review – a promising spin-off that wilts in Batman’s shadow
The latest DC adaptation struggles to craft something spectacular from its ensemble cast and role-playing action

Edwin Evans-Thirlwell

20, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Gotham Knights, the video game that kills off Batman
How do you make a Batman game without the man himself? Warner Bros Games in Montreal is giving it a shot with an open-world multiplayer game that sees a new guard of four heroes take his place

Bex April May

19, Oct, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Batgirl axed, The Flash floundering – can Black Adam turn things round for DC’s troubled superheroes?
Any company with characters like Batman and Wonder Woman should be laughing all the way to the bank. So why are DC and its owner Warner Bros struggling with so many projects?

Steve Rose

18, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Kevin Smith: ‘It’s an incredibly bad look to cancel the Latina Batgirl movie
The director and others have criticised Warner Bros over its decision to scrap the superhero movie starring Leslie Grace

Catherine Shoard

08, Aug, 2022 @1:22 PM

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Batgirl star Leslie Grace thanks fans for ‘love and belief’ following film’s cancellation
Actor speaks after the film, shot entirely in Glasgow on a $90m budget, was dropped from all platforms

Catherine Shoard and Severin Carrell

04, Aug, 2022 @10:18 AM

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Batgirl directors respond to surprise axing of film: ‘We still can’t believe it’
Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have released a statement to express shock and sadness over the decision for their already shot film to be killed

Benjamin Lee

03, Aug, 2022 @6:24 PM

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Tax concerns axed Batgirl, but studios will suffer if they become too cynical
Hollywood has always been hard-hearted – but now more than ever, it needs to remember that films are more than just profit-generating ‘content’

Peter Bradshaw

03, Aug, 2022 @10:35 AM

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3D mermaids, CobraGator and Louis CK: the never-released films Batgirl will join in Hollywood’s vault of shame
Warner Bros is not the first studio to bury a film six feet deep. Here are a few more of the worst movies you’ll never see

Stuart Heritage

03, Aug, 2022 @10:19 AM

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‘Irredeemable’ Batgirl movie unexpectedly cancelled despite being in final stages
Warner Bros confirms film starring Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon, Michael Keaton, JK Simmons and Brendan Fraser won’t ever be released

Sian Cain

03, Aug, 2022 @1:02 AM

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Alan Grant obituary
British comic book writer responsible for shaping storylines for characters such as Judge Dredd, Batman and Strontium Dog

David Barnett

31, Jul, 2022 @12:08 PM

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Batman Returns at 30: still as weird as big-budget blockbusters get
Tim Burton’s kinetic and kinky sequel pushed the boundaries for the summer movie template helped by a standout movie star turn from Michelle Pfeiffer

AA Dowd

19, Jun, 2022 @5:22 AM

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The Guide #25: From Gotham to Zion – which is the best fictional city?
In this week’s newsletter: Batman’s home has taken many shapes over the decades – but it’s never felt like somewhere you’d want to settle down

Alex Mistlin

11, Mar, 2022 @11:43 AM

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