Film Fatale: Batman and Robin

After the success of Batman Forever, Warner Bros. wanted to create a sequel, quickly. They fast tracked production, which was only one mistake which led to the downfall of 1997’s Batman & Robin. Joel Schumacher who d...
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Film Fatale: Batman Begins

In an article by fellow ComicAttack.net writer Eli Anthony titled Those Who Came Before: Bob Kane, Eli states that creator of Batman Bob Kane “prefers the dark and brooding version of Batman.” If Bob was still aroun...
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Film Fatale: Blade

Blade,directed by Stephen Norrington and written by David S. Goyer, was released in 1998 to worldwide box office success. It was even one of the first comic book movie successes after Batman and Robin thus being instrumental to...
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Film Fatale: X2: X-Men United

X2: X-Men United was released in 2003 three years after the first X film with Bryan Singer returning to his role as director. The rest of the cast makes a return as well except for the boring Toad and Sabretooth who both got th...
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Film Fatale: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

As any comic aficionado would know the X-Men comics were originally created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby. This movie was based off of work that came a little after that. The script was created by writer and comic bo...
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Film Fatale: Batman Returns

Batman Returns (1992) holds a special place in my heart for a few reasons. First it’s directed by one of my favorite directors, Tim Burton. He also directed Michael Keaton in the starring role of another movie called Beet...
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Film Fatale: Mystery Men

Released in 1999, Mystery Men is a movie about superhero characters; three core wanna-be superhero friends create a group of crime fighting comrades (which eventually become seven) who at the end of the movie are dubbed “...
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Film Fatale: Wanted

Loosely based on the comic written by Mark Millar with art by J.G. Jones, Wanted was released in 2008 and was directed by Timur Bekmambetov who also directed and helped screenwrite the Russian film Night Watch … which in...
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Film Fatale: X-Men

X-Men was released in 2000 and was directed by Bryan Singer. It’s one of my favorite comic book movies. I love it. Getting to see so many good actors playing mutants exercising all their cool super powers is phenominal. P...
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Film Fatale: Ghost World

Ghost World was written and illustrated by Daniel Clowes and published by Fantagraphics Books in 1997. Set in the 90’s in an unnamed town, the story follows the lives and happenings of two teenage girls post high school. ...
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Film Fatale: Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2 was directed by Jon Favreau and released earlier this year (2010), two years after the insanely popular first film. While this one has proved to be a crowd -pleaser it doesn’t quite measure up to the first in h...
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Film Fatale: Frank Miller’s Sin City

This movie kicks ass. I couldn’t say enough good things about it. The comic (published by Dark Horse Comics) was created, written, and drawn by Frank Miller. It’s his baby. Robert Rodriguez, who also directed such l...
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