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Movie: Batman Begins
A young Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels to the Far East, where he's trained in the martial arts by Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), a member of the mysterious League of Shadows. When Ducard reveals the League's true purpose -- the complete destruction of Gotham City -- Wayne returns to Gotham intent on cleaning up the city without resorting to murder. With the help of Alfred (Michael Caine), his loyal butler, and Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman), a tech expert at Wayne Enterprises, Batman is born. [more inside]
Movie: The Batman
When the Riddler, a sadistic serial killer, begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city's hidden corruption and question his family's involvement.
Pennyworth: Pennyworth, Season Two Season 2, Ep 0
The continuation of the origin story of Alfred Pennyworth, a former special-forces soldier living in London and how he came to work for Bruce Wayne's father. [more inside]
Peacemaker: The Choad Less Traveled Season 1, Ep 4
Chris' dad may be a contender for Worst Bad Dad in a Superperson's Origin, and that's including Thanos. Leota has her own cat's-in-the-cradle-and-the-silver-spoon moment, and there's a big last-minute revelation. [more inside]
Harley Quinn: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
"You're a bad guy, but you're a good person." Free of a toxic relationship (with the Joker), violent psychopath and all-around good time Harley Quinn sets out to establish herself as Gotham City's most feared villain. But the real "Gotham City's most feared villain" is the friends we made along the way. [more inside]
Harley Quinn: Til Death Do Us Part Season 1, Ep 1
With the help of her best friend Ivy, Harley summons the strength to break up with her abusive boyfriend, and to pursue her own dreams. [more inside]
Gotham: Trespassers Season 5, Ep 2
Gordon and Bullock venture into Gotham's badlands to investigate rumors of missing children, while Bruce seeks out help for Selina.
Gotham: Year Zero Season 5, Ep 1
In the wake of a citywide cataclysm, Gotham is turned into a no man's land ruled by warring criminal factions.
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. [more inside]
Movie: Justice League
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry, and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth. [more inside]
Movie: Batman: the Movie (1966)
The Dynamic Duo faces their greatest challenge yet: four of Gotham City's most dastardly known super-criminals are all at large and working together. Their goal? Nothing short of… world domination! (Available on Netflix, in the US at least, until the end of the month!)
Anyone up for a 1966 Batman: the Movie post?
I’m out this weekend but after watching Batman: the Movie last Friday with friends in honor of Adam West, it only felt right to see if folks here would be interested in discussing it. If nobody else wants to, I can make a post later!
Gotham: Season 3 Season 3, Ep 0
Over the past season: Jim deals with an ex, Penguin deals with an ex, Nygma makes a name for himself, Bruce goes to boarding school, Hugo Strange does some gig work, Bullock cracks wise, Barnes cracks some ribs, Barbara makes some deals, and the Tetch family make a lasting impression on Gotham. [more inside]
Book: Gotham Central Omnibus
Gotham's Finest work around the clock to not only keep the world's most psychotic criminals off the street, but also cleaning up the mess left behind by Batman's one-man war on crime.
Movie: The Lego Batman Movie
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. [more inside]
Young Justice: Infiltrator Rewatch Season 1, Ep 6
A new member, Artemis, fills out the core team. They must protect a scientist from the League of Shadows, which , in spite of the show’s TV-PG rating, still can’t be called the League of Assassins. [more inside]
Young Justice: Schooled Season 1, Ep 5
Superboy has anger issues after he learns that Superman is a dick. The team battles one of the Justice League’s most formidable foes, the android Amazo. [more inside]
Young Justice: Independence Day, Parts 1–2 Rewatch Season 1, Ep 1
Robin (Dick Grayson), Kid Flash (Wally West), and Aqualad (Kaldur’ahm), investigate the sinister Project Cadmus and discover Superman’s
and Lex Luthor’s love-child clone, Superboy (Conner Kent). Then they must face off against an army of genomorphs, and make their way to freedom. Speedy (Roy Harper) has a hissy fit. Miss Martian (M’gann M’orzz) shows up at the end of the episode to break up the sausage party. [more inside]
Gotham: Mad City: Red Queen Season 3, Ep 7
Jim and Barbara go on a trip. Penguin gets fiendzoned. Bruce makes dinner. Barnes gets good news and bad news. And Tetch finally -- finally -- gets punched in the face.
Gotham: Mad City: Follow the White Rabbit Season 3, Ep 6
An increasingly unhinged Tetch baits Gordon by threatening innocent lives, including those of Lee and Valerie Vale. Meanwhile, Penguin falls in love, and Nygma encounters an unexpected face from the past (now with Kim Novak's hair from Vertigo).
Gotham: Better to Reign in Hell Season 3, Ep 1
Stop the presses! Gotham is back! Jim hunts bounties and fist fights with a Trent Reznor impersonator. Barbara gets into club management and chews some scenery. Fish is back, and she's got an army. The Penguin and Riddler discuss the food chain. Butch wears his heart on his sleeve, Cat feeds some pigeons, Bruce calls a board meeting, Ivy goes for a swim. And, introducing, Vicki Vale - ace reporter. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: In the Pale Moonlight Rewatch Season 6, Ep 19
When you dance with the devil in the pale moonlight... the devil always leads. [more inside]
Movie: Suicide Squad
A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. There will be spoilers galore all up in this mofo. [more inside]
Movie: The Dark Knight
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. [more inside]
Gotham: Transference Season 2, Ep 22
While Gordon, Bruce and Lucius remain at Indian Hill, the city of Gotham will be met with a new threat as Hugo Strange's inmates devise a plan to escape and start their new lives. [Season finale]
Gotham: A Legion of Horribles Season 2, Ep 21
Hugo Strange welcomes a familiar face to Gotham from the basement lab at Indian Hill. Meanwhile, Bruce discovers a friend is in danger and teams up with Gordon, Alfred and Lucius while uncovering more of his experiments.
Gotham: Azrael Season 2, Ep 19
Professor Strange is questioned by Gordon and Bruce, then sends a resurrected [redacted] to confront Gordon; Nygma tries to learn more about Strange.
Gotham: Into the Woods Season 2, Ep 17
Penguin cooks two roasts. Nygma reconnects with an old flame. Selina gets a coat mended. Bruce makes it rain. Barbara gets a hug. Alfred makes breakfast. It's winter time in Gotham, which I'm nearly positive isn't foreshadowing of any sort.
Gotham: Prisoners Season 2, Ep 16
Penguin enjoys some anachronistic familial bonding. Jim catches a bit of classical musical thee-ate-or. Bullock reaches out for help from a retiree. Several people get whacked on the noggin'. We get a pretty nice matte shot of Gotham at a distance. A rug gets ruined. [more inside]
Movie: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Fearing the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the man of steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It's up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences along with Wonder Woman to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis. [more inside]
Gotham: This Ball of Mud and Meanness Season 2, Ep 14
Alfred and Selina help Bruce search for his parents' killer, Matches Malone; Gordon goes to Edward Nygma with Kristen Kringle's whereabouts; Hugo Strange continues working to reduce the Penguin's aggression.
Gotham: A Dead Man Feels No Cold Season 2, Ep 13
Mr. Freeze gives the GCPD the cold shoulder and perfects his ice fishing. Penguin tries out the Oculus Rift. Dr. Strange expands upon his collection. Gordon does some good police work. Bruce gets in some kickboxing. Altogether there are fewer cold-related puns than the Schumacher film, but a much better fit for the suit. [more inside]
Gotham: Mr. Freeze Season 2, Ep 12
A fortunately named man of German descent goes around conducting research which probably hasn't gotten IRB approval. Jim Gordon regrets a decision. Penguin talks to a shrink. A bold rehabilitation program takes an interest in the work of a promising young scientist. Butch and Tabitha reconnect. The X-Files are dead, and Gotham is back! [more inside]
Gotham: A Bitter Pill to Swallow Season 2, Ep 9
Penguin and Riddler, best of friends. Singing together, killing a lot. Beeeest friiiiends foreeeeever. Also, rockabilly & Portland flavor hipster assassin, Jim Gordon learns an important lesson, Bruce Broods Baroquely Before Becoming Batman.
Anyone Up for a Batman the Animated Series Rewatch?
I'm finally caught up with Steven Universe, Gravity Falls and Adventure Time. I need something to fill the animated television slot in my viewing schedule, and I was thinking about a rewatch of Batman: The Animated Series. All of the episodes are on Amazon Prime streaming, and I'm sure that there are plenty of other places to watch them. Is there any interest in making this a group thing?
Gotham: Mommy's Little Monster Season 2, Ep 7
Selina faces a disappointment, Bruce makes googly eyes, Nygma solves a puzzle. Penguin organizes a flash mob, Gavlan twirls his mustache and Gordon begins to piece it together.
Gotham: By Fire Season 2, Ep 6
Butch gets a hand, Firefly gets an origin story, Nygma leaves Ms. Kringle breathless. Jim and Bullock do the buddy cop thing once again, Bruce takes a punch, Galavant schemes as usual.
Gotham: The Last Laugh Season 2, Ep 3
Things start to go full Burton in Gotham City. Theo has a plan for Jerome and Barbara. Bruce takes in a magic show. Alfred makes a friend. Jim and Bullock pursue their investigation into the new crazier breed of crime in Gotham. And it looks like the crazy is spreading.
Gotham: Rise of the Villains: Damned if You Do Season 2, Ep 1
We come back to Gotham to find young bruce playing safe cracker, Gordon playing traffic cop, and Penguin playing mob boss. Barbara goes to jail, Nigma starts to crack, Zsasz gives a haircut, and Bullock tends bar. Plus... some sort of shadowy group of shadowy assassins with devious plans for Arkham's finest! Duh duh duh! [more inside]
Gotham: All Happy Families Are Alike Season 1, Ep 22
Jim is forced to protect Carmine Falcone to prevent the gang war from spiraling further out of control, as Maroni, Penguin, and Fish jockey for position. Leslie helps Barbara deal with her trauma. Selina finds a new mentor. Bruce discovers one of his father's secrets.
Gotham: Beasts of Prey Season 1, Ep 19
Kid detectives go to a shooting gallery and steal some junk. Adult detectives go on a wild goose chase and find an ogre. A penguin buys a bar, while a fish flies. [more inside]
Gotham: The Blind Fortune Teller Season 1, Ep 16
Clowns and acrobats duke it out. Snakes make great bloodhounds. Barbara get some fashion advice. Fish finds a family. Bruce talks to the board. Oh, and, we meet this odd kid named Jerome.
Gotham: Welcome Back, Jim Gordon Season 1, Ep 13
When the key witness in a homicide ends up dead while being held for questioning by the police, Gordon suspects that it’s an inside job and looks to an old friend for information. Meanwhile, Oswald Cobblepot takes control of one of Fish Mooney’s prized possessions, as she gets a gets a small taste of her own medicine.
Podcast: This American Life: #544: Batman
The Invisibilia preview roadshow continues! Can other people's expectations of you alter what you can do physically? Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller of NPR's new radio show and podcast Invisibilia investigate that question – specifically, they look into something that sounds impossible: if people's expectations can change whether a blind man can see. [more inside]
Gotham: Lovecraft Season 1, Ep 10
Alfred, Bullock, and Gordon search for Bruce and Selina in Gotham, who are on the run after a hit is placed on Selina for witnessing the Wayne murders.
Gotham: Harvey Dent Season 1, Ep 9
Barbara leaves Jim, still freaked out after her encounter with Zsasz. Jim gets a new ally in his crusade to solve the Wayne murders in Harvey Dent, an idealistic young prosecutor. Selina goes into protective custody at Wayne manor and bonds with Bruce. Penguin breaks into Liza's apartment to gather information about her true allegiance. Jim and Bullock investigate the violent jailbreak/kidnapping of a bombmaker during his transfer to a mental health facility.
Gotham: The Mask Season 1, Ep 8
Gordon and Bullock investigate the murder of a man who died in a battle royale in an office for a position at an investment firm, but Gordon is still distrustful of his colleagues for not defending him when Zsasz came to take him to Carmine Falcone. Bruce gets bullied at school and decides to fight back. Cobblepot tries to make peace with Fish Mooney.
Gotham: Arkham Season 1, Ep 4
A major redevelopment project becomes the subject of a mafia war when two council members corrupted by opposing factions get murdered.
Gotham: The Balloonman Season 1, Ep 3
Gordon and Bullock investigate a vigilante who murders corrupt Gotham authority figures by attaching them to weather balloons and letting them float away. Oswald returns to the city and takes an unorthodox route to become a dishwasher at an Italian restaurant owned by the mafia Don Sal Maroni.
Gotham: Selina Kyle Season 1, Ep 2
A kidnapping ring is targeting Gotham's street children, including Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Cat, a witness to the Wayne murders.
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