Gotham (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “However dark and scary the world might be right now, there will be light.” Gotham season 1, aired in 2014-15 When Bruce Wayne’s parents are killed, Detective Jim Gordon promises to find their killer. But he only later realizes that the man he thought was the killer was really framed by the mob and […]

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “You don’t get it, son. This isn’t a mud hole. It’s an operating table. And I’m the surgeon.” Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, released in 2 parts in 2012 & 2013 This is an animated movie, based on the amazing graphic novel by Frank Miller. Bruce Wayne is old, and Batman is retired. But […]

Batman: Cacophony

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} “My whole life… all of this. It’s all because I never want to see death first-hand again.” A villain who kills superheroes (those who are normal humans) is after Batman. This mysterious person only speaks the sounds of fighting like “pow” and “blam” — one might call him Onomatopoeia. He breaks the Joker out […]

The Dark Knight Rises

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a little boy’s shoulders to let him know that the world hadn’t ended.” It’s 8 years after Batman took the fall for the death of Harvey Dent — Bruce Wayne is a recluse in his […]