Batman Forever

Movie sequels and the old 65% rule

Simon Brew Feature Sep 15, 2015

It's not that long ago that a sequel that did 65% of the original's business was deemed a success. Tell that to Spider-Man today...

Whatever happened to Tim Burton's Catwoman movie?

Simon Brew Feature Aug 15, 2015

After Batman Returns, Tim Burton and Michelle Pfeiffer were set to make a standalone Catwoman film. So why didn't they?

Why Batman Forever's Batsuit had nipples

Simon Brew Feature Jul 18, 2015

Apparently, Batman creator Bob Kane walked around the Batman Forever set going "whoever heard of nipples on the Batsuit?"....

Jim Carrey on Batman Forever: Tommy Lee Jones hated me

Batman Forever
Simon Brew News Oct 29, 2014

Jim Carrey lifts the lid on working with Tommy Lee Jones on Batman Forever...

Joel Schumacher on Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, nipples

Batman & Robin. Amazing on many levels. None of them real.
Simon Brew News Oct 13, 2014

The director of Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, Joel Schumacher, has been talking about his turn as Batman's director...

The Art Of John Alvin review

Ryan Lambie Review Aug 21, 2014

One of the greatest poster illustrators ever gets a volume devoted to his work. Here's Ryan's review of the lavish Art Of John Alvin...

13 ways directors dealt with tricky actors and situations

Simon Brew Feature Jul 25, 2014

Some director are said to live in fear of actors. Some have lots of cunning plans up their sleeve to help get what they want...

Batman movies in the 80s and 90s: the hero we deserved?

Rob Leane Feature Feb 26, 2014

How do capes, cowls and cultural context intertwine in some of history’s more troublesome Batman movies?

See Christian Bale's Batman audition, in Val Kilmer's suit

Simon Brew News Sep 23, 2013

Donning the Batman suit worn by Val Kilmer in Batman Forever, a video of Christian Bale's Batman audition has emerged...

Val Kilmer looks back on Batman Forever

Val Kilmer in Batman Forever
Simon Brew News Apr 19, 2012

He doesn't chat about it much, but Val Kilmer has been looking back at his stint in Gotham City, in Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever...