Tag Archives: Heath Ledger

10 Years On: The Dark Knight (2008)

With my latest look back at the staying power and impact of a key film, I have to address an elephant in the room. Everything about THE DARK KNIGHT, even after a decade is still overshadowed by Heath Ledger’s tragic … Continue reading

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Review: Suicide Squad (2016)

Watching SUICIDE SQUAD won’t kill you, it’ll just hurt you really, really bad. Unfortunately I watched this through dodgy 3D glasses, but I don’t care enough to go back and see it properly in case I missed anything. Maybe I’ll … Continue reading

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Review: Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

This review contains spoilers for the 1988 graphic novel THE KILLING JOKE. By Batman’s underpants, they almost fixed The Killing Joke! The iconic, but overrated and problematic comic by Alan Moore had Barbara Gordon appear, get shot and paralysed then … Continue reading

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Superhero Movies Before They Were Cool

Once upon a time, superhero movies were not the norm. They didn’t dominate. They certainly weren’t the most popular and profitable film genre on the planet. Hollywood had had dalliances with comic book adaptations, for sure – Christopher Reeve’s SUPERMAN … Continue reading

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Greatest Oscar Injustices 2004-2013

The selection of the Academy Awards is an unfair, flawed system. Everyone knows that. Not long to go now before this year’s awards, so here’s my pick of the biggest mistakes the Academy made over the last decade, and the … Continue reading

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In All Good Taste (RIP Paul Walker)

Paul Walker died yesterday in a car crash at the age of 40. When any young man’s life is cut short it’s a tragic event, and that goes double (rightly or wrongly) for someone so recognisable around the world, someone … Continue reading

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