Batman: Black and White (1998)

A very nice collection of various’ stories, all in black and white. I loved some of the stories, moderately liked most (but found them forgettable), and disliked a few (at least they were forgettable too). A few thoughts off the top of my head: Bruce Timm’s “Two of a Kind” was one of the better…

Superman (1978)

Richard Donner had a clear vision with this film, and he executes it really well. Christopher Reeve is unforgettable as Superman. I’ve never really brought into the Brando and Hackman performances as much as others though; the former is painfully bored, the latter very one-note. Reeve and Margot Kidder have good chemistry. It’s a very…

Batman: Heart of Hush (2009) by Paul Dini & Dustin Nguyen

I wasn’t a huge fan of Hush. I found Hearts of Hush to lack even the charm of Hush. It certainly carried on the trend of convoluted but meaningless plots and inconsistent characterisations though. Some really interesting ideas at play (really liked the idea to Hush’s storyline here), but they’re all developed so poorly. The…

Argo (2012)

By far my favourite of the three Affleck films currently out. It’s fantastic. It doesn’t adhere as closely to history as I’d like, but as a film in its own right, it’s absolutely a triumph. Affleck gets better at directing tension with every film; I thought The Town had excellently crafted tense scenes and tense…