Movies, Entertainment, Nostalgia

21 Jun June

A look back at the Batman films of Burton and Schumacher

Holy special episode Batman!

This week is so full of Batman film anniversaries that we decided to go Bat Crazy!! If you're a Batman fanatic, stop brooding in the corner with your daddy issues and check out our Batweek special, or you're full of Guano!

We are joined by two very special guests this week. Our network brethren and host of the Now in Technicolor podcast @jaylosttheday and a undeniable Batman savant, and friend of the show Brandon Kyle Smith.

In our Movie Moments of Awesomeness we catch up with Beebz, who was on vacation last week and he gives us a review of Pirates of the Caribbean Five, John discusses the news regarding a Batman Mask of the Phantasm Blu-Ray release, Derek discusses his anticipation of War of the Planet of the Apes, Alex regrets The Mummy of and Wesley discusses casting of the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix saga.

In our Flux Capacitor Anniversary Films, we look back at two films celebrating 15 year anniversaries in Steven Spielberg's Minority report and Disney's Lilo & Stitch. The second half of Flux Capacitor looks honors the 25th anniversary of Batman Returns and the rest of the segment bashes the Ice Puns and Bat Nipples of Batman & Robin.

Our Listener Question: Favorite Batman Actor and Favorite Batman Movie

Finally, our Rewind Review takes a journey to Tim Burton's world of tight rubber and German Expressionism as we look back at 1989's cultural phenomenon Batman, Starring Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger and Robert Wuhl.

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