Tag: Batman

Batman Inspired Kick-Ass Costume for Nicholas Cage

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The film based on a comic book series has been received fantastic reviews of audiences being in a state of giggles and laughter as the story unfolds on screen. The story features a comic book obsessed school boy, with an equal obsession with the internet, of becoming a real life super hero.

The film also features a father and daughter super hero team called Hit Girl and Big Daddy, who team up with Kick-Ass to create more hilarious situations for the film, including the crazy super hero schooling of the young Hit Girl.

Nicholas Cage has been talking about the inspiration behind his Batman styled costume for the recently released Kick-Ass movie. In the interview by MTV, Cage explains the reasons why they used the Batman costume.

Have you seen Kick-Ass yet?

What did you think of the film and which where the funniest moments for you?

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Batman – Logo Mutation Video

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Saw this great collection of Batman Logo’s from over the years and just had to share it with you!

Set to the Batman Forever music from U2 it mutates the various logos from one era to the next. The logos include :-

  • Batman with Robin – Detective Comics 1941 
  • Batman Cover image – DC Comics 1965
  • Batman TV Show – 1965
  • The New Adventures of Bataman – 1977
  • Batman and the Outsiders – DC Comics 1983
  • Batman – The Dark Knight Returns 1989
  • Batman Film – 1989
  • Legends of the Dark Knight – DC Comics 1989
  • Batman Nightfall – DC Comics 1993
  • Batman Dark Knight of the Round Table – DC Comics 1999
  • Batman Beyond – 1999
  • Batman Vengeance – 2001
  • Batman Gotham Knights – DC Comics 2003
  • Batman Dead End – 2003
  • Batman Begins – 2005
  • The Batman – 2006
  • Superman & Batman V’s Alien & Predator – 2007

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Who is Batman?

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Batman, the man behind the black mask and leather suit who saves the day and protects Gotham City each night. He’s a hero, yes, but besides that who is he really? Between 1989 and 2008 six films were made about Batman and his many crusades, villains and more. In each movie we learned a little bit more about the man known as Bruce Wayne by day and Batman by night. He was played by Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, and Christian Bale. Each actor brought out a different side of the character and made you want to learn more.

One of the things that makes Batman stand out compared to other superheroes if that he doesn’t have any superhuman skills or mutant qualities. He is a normal guy trying to help out his city and do right by people. This stems from witnessing his parents being murdered as a child. He wanted to make sure no one else would ever have to see the horrible things he did as a kid and thus set out to fight crime. He uses his intelligence, physical agility, intimidation, wealth and lots of great technical gadgets to complete his missions and protect the city. As a millionaire entrepreneur of Wayne Enterprises his lifestyle allows for him to take off when he needs and fund all his operations namely the expensive cars, surveillance equipment and gadgets his assistants make.

We have learned that he is in love with Rachel Dawes, his dear friend and confidant who knows his true identity. However she can never be with him as long as he is Batman because that sort of relationship simply wouldn’t work. In the latest film, The Dark Knight, we learn a lot more about who Batman or Bruce Wayne really is. Director Christopher Nolan delves deep into the psychological ramifications of what being Batman does to a man and how he wishes deep down that he could abandon the role and pass it on to someone else so that he could go on to lead a normal life as a civilian.

Christian Bale and director Christopher Nolan

Christian Bale and director Christopher Nolan

At times it seems like Bruce Wayne wants to give up, to throw in the towel and forget everything he has done. He is even willing to lose one of his closest friends when he reveals that he had surveillance of the entire city which Lucius thinks is despicable and he tells Bruce he will quit after completing his last task as long as these cameras and equipment exist. It is then that Bruce decides nothing will stand in his way and he is fated to live forever as Batman, a man who appears to have it all but really has nothing as the entire city has turned against him. A renegade, sure, but he is a man with a noteworthy cause and his only intention is to make the town safe for everyone else so they can continue to live their normal lives.

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