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Maggie Gyllenhaal Explains How Batman Is Like Pussy Riot

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

What does Batman have in common with Pussy Riot? That may sound like the start of a joke, but Maggie Gyllenhaal has a great answer. During a conve...

You Won't Be Seeing Batman In Fox's 'Gotham' Series

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Yes, the new Fox series "Gotham" will feature a young Bruce Wayne, but don't expect him to turn into the caped crusader...

The Perils of Naming Your Kid

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

You're in charge of what this person will be called for the rest of his/her life. And you have literally thousands of choices in hundreds of baby-naming books. It's a lot of pressure.

Icons of an Era

William Bradley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In this era, with movies more globalized and insistently present in the culture than ever, three iconic cinematic figures are very much front and center, their latest movie outings from last year and this in the all-time top 10 in worldwide box office.

A Rabbinic Take On 'The Batman Trilogy'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

The Batman trilogy is a brainy thriller. It asks us to leave our simplistic notions of good and evil at the door and to recognize that in our new and dangerous world, we cannot ignore evil.

An Interview With Grant Morrison About the Death of Robin

Bryan Young | Posted 05.23.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

Batman came back, but it seems as though this Robin is dead for good. There have been a few different deaths of Batman's greatest ally, but none have been as meaningful to one single writer as this one has.

Exclusive: MAD Magazine Takes Over Batman's Cover...

Bryan Young | Posted 05.04.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

We're unveiling to you exclusively the desecrated cover of Batman #19, written by Scott Snyder and with art by Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope. The original cover to Batman #19 teases the idea that Bruce Wayne might be using a gun, which is antithetical to his moral code.

The Hero Gotham Deserves, But Not The One 'Justice League' Needs

Adam Clement | Posted 03.22.2013 | Entertainment
Adam Clement

I like Joseph Gordon-Levitt. In fact, I Joseph Gordon-Love him -- have since Rian Johnson's Brick. I find myself torn, then, between better instincts and the recent rumor that originated on HitFix reporting that Gordon-Levitt would "absolutely" be Batman according to their "sources."

DC Comics Announces a New Superman Book!

Bryan Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

Next year is Superman's 75th anniversary and sees the release of a blockbuster film in a new franchise, it only makes sense for DC to be launching a new series with two of their most talented employees.

Considering The Dark Knight Trilogy

William Bradley | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The Dark Knight showed that a comic book movie could be not only big, but epic. That it could thoughtfully engage major themes and concerns in society while providing a thoroughly satisfying entertainment experience.

Why Iron Man Is More Baller Than Batman

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment

It costs a lot of money to be Iron Man. No, really: To be Iron Man, who you know from the "Iron Man" films with Robert Downey Jr., you need $1.6 billi...

Batman's Crib: The Real Value of Wayne Manor

David J. Cross | Posted 09.18.2012 | Entertainment
David J. Cross

This month Batmania is set to kick back into overdrive. We thought it would be an appropriate time to ask a question only true fanboys and fangirls would want to know: How much does Wayne Manor cost?

Does Batman Have PTSD?

Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

On the eve of the release of A Dark Knight Rises, I'm going to consider whether Batman has posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the psychiatric disorder that most people may think a likely diagnosis for Batman.

What Would the Benefits and Problems Be with Letting Bruce Wayne Stay at Your House?

Quora | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Mark Hughes, screenwriter and Forbes blogger There are several concerns you should have about lett...

How Much Aggregate Time Has Bruce Wayne Spent as Batman?

Quora | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

Batman's existed about 73 years, and was perhaps 25 when he started out, which would make him 98 years old total if we counted literally from day one.

Spider-Man vs. Batman: Superhero Economics

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.06.2012 | Entertainment

Usually, when it comes to pitting our favorite superheroes against each other, there's more emphasis on their fighting abilities than their bank accou...

A Conversation With Chip Kidd and the First Look at Batman: Death by Design

Bryan Young | Posted 07.24.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

If you're a fan of both Batman and classic noir cinema, this book is a must read.

An Interview With Scott Snyder, Writer of Batman and Swamp Thing

Bryan Young | Posted 11.22.2011 | Books
Bryan Young

With this week's release of Batman (Vol. 2, Issue #1), Scott Snyder will have graduated from Boy Wonder as Batman to the original Bruce Wayne.

Movie Review: Kick-Ass

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If only Kick-Ass were as nervy and entertaining as its brazen title. Unfortunately, the weakest part of Kick-Ass is, well, Kick-Ass himself.

Whither Watchmen? Is This Big, Dark, Geeky, Lefty Movie The Next Comic Book Blockbuster?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Watchmen lays out and alternate America in a stunning opening sequence that presents the 20th century as a relentless slog of war and murder. If hope is on the menu, it's in short supply.

Batman Dies

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Warning: If you do not want to know about the plot of Batman RIP, stop reading now. Batman's alter ego Bruce Wayne has apparently been killed off ...

Batman (1989): Why Michael Keaton is the Best Bruce Wayne

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erik Lundegaard

I love the way Michael Keaton plays Bruce Wayne. We usually see him as a socialite, a playboy, and I suppose you could say he is here, too, but it's a loose, complex take on Wayne. Still, the plot keeps fraying.