There’s arguably no superhero in existence that has been reimagined, redefined, or reinterpreted more than Batman. No matter how many times he’s been rebooted, audiences are always willing to come back to Gotham City’s greatest defender. With so much Bat content out there, there’s plenty to dissect, analyze, and of course, rank! This podcast is dedicated to a surgical evaluation of Batman’s history, with a focus on ranking several topics in the world of Batman, among other classic Bat themes and characters.
Join host Daniel Cohen, Pop Break’s former Film Editor and Resident Bat-Maven, as he brings on several guests every month to share his passion for the one and only Dark Knight. From Adam West to Robert Pattinson, no bat stone will be left unturned. Bottom-line: If you’re a Batman fan, this is required listening
In this episode, Daniel is joined once again by Podcast Editor Alex Marcus as they ring in the holidays with a cherished Christmas classic – Batman Returns! Yes, this episode is solely focused on Tim Burton’s 1992 masterpiece, and one of the most hotly debated Batman movies ever made.
The dynamic duo discuss the mixed reception the film received at its release, why it’s had such a resurgence in recent years, all the classic moments, debate if Batman has a character arc or not, and yes, they tackle the obligatory “Is this a Christmas movie?” debate.
If you love Batman Returns, or hate it, this is the episode you’ve been waiting for. So, break out the banned McDonalds Happy Meal toys, raw fish, zombie cats, and proposed power plant plans, and listen to one of the most in-depth discussions on Batman Returns you will ever hear.
There also may or may not be a Danny DeVito Penguin impression in this episode.