After co-writers and directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller came out of nowhere to make The Lego Movie a surprising hit in 2014, it only made sense that Will Arnett’s voiced Batman would be the appropriate follow-up film in the franchise. Batman was a scene-stealer and constant bolt of energy with a complete lack of self-awareness, essentially a parody of the repeated iterations we’ve seen of the world’s greatest detective on screen.
Let’s be honest, after Chris Nolan wrapped up business with Warner Bros., Lego Batman has probably been the most memorable presentation of the character since. A huge highlight from 2014’s The Lego Movie, he’s now getting his own spin-off feature, starring Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes and more. The Lego Batman Movie […]
We’re halfway through both the actual calendar, and the Summer blockbuster season (which started in May). Even though it feels like a Friday night at the video store circa 1990, there have been some amazing movies released so far. Dinosaurs are battling robots for box office supremacy, and Pixar is once again at the front […]
Oh man… I’ve got stuff to report on C2E2, Free Comic Book Day is fast approaching, and, of course, Age of Ultron is hitting theaters this Thursday… Maybe I should build some robot minions to help out. Maybe I’ll open source it, so others can improve on my designs! What could go wrong, right? Here’s the […]
Another Community director hops over to the big screen
I caught up with longtime DETECTIVE COMICS and BATMAN artist Dustin Nguyen at WonderCon to find out about the L’IL GOTHAM phenomenon, a regular series that started as digital only from DC in October 2012 (having formerly appeared in annuals in 2009), casting the heroes and villains of Gotham City in a stylized mode with […]