This Michael Keaton Batman Statue Can Do The Impossible: Turn His Head

An oft-repeated story about Michael Keaton's Batman outfit was that it was impossible for the actor to turn his head thanks to the tough cowl, necessitating a 'turn with your body' style of movement that defined the actor's portrayal. But in statue form, it seems being able to turn his head is much easier! » 3/13/15 5:40pm 3/13/15 5:40pm

Here's What Michael Keaton's Batman 3 Batsuit Would Have Looked Like

It's fascinating to realize how close we nearly came to having Michael Keaton appear in one more Batman movie, if the studio hadn't decided to ditch Tim Burton's "dark" approach in favor of a lighter Schumacher tone. And now, there are a few more glimpses at how Keaton's Batman could have looked. » 12/23/14 2:39pm 12/23/14 2:39pm

Michael Keaton Puts All Other Batman Actors In Their Place With 2 Words

Former Batman actor Christian Bale recently gave a quote that he would be jealous to see Ben Affleck take up the cape and cowl in Batman V. Superman. But when Michael Keaton was asked the same thing, he demonstrated once and for all that he truly is Batman. » 12/15/14 7:30am 12/15/14 7:30am

The 25th Anniversary Batman Blu-ray comes with a Keaton Batman figure!

Oh my. NECA dashed hopes of a 'proper' Keaton Bats figure when they released their (admittedly cool) video-game version - but it's now been revealed they'll be making one for the 1989 Movie's upcoming blu-ray rerelease. Rejoice! » 11/21/14 1:07am 11/21/14 1:07am

Why Superhero Movie Fans Need To See Birdman

Even in a year with some pretty notable superhero films, Birdman is a pretty significant movie about superheroes. This darkly surreal satire about an aging actor struggling with his superhero past is full of magical-realist touches and tugs at our national obsession with big heroic narratives. And here's why superhero… » 10/22/14 12:21pm 10/22/14 12:21pm

The First 10 Minutes of Birdman: It Was Fucked Up and I May Love It

At the Birdman panel at New York Comic Con on Friday, Michael Keaton said that when he was approached about the movie, he was told that they couldn't describe the film to him. And, he said, having done it, he understands why: "Even now, I' know m not sure what happened." That is pretty much how I felt after seeing the… » 10/11/14 9:00am 10/11/14 9:00am

Michael Keaton's Birdman Takes Aim at the Press In Its Latest Clip

We've been completely in on this self-referential dark comedy from Alejandro González Iñárritu since the full trailer premiered. And this clip, a barbed commentary on the press, is only fuel to our fire. » 10/03/14 3:00am 10/03/14 3:00am

Michael Keaton's Birdman Movie Is Much Darker Than We Anticipated!

Get a good, long look at Michael Keaton's Birdman and behold the majesty that is this movie's insanity. We were already pretty excited about Alejandro González Iñárritu's dark comedy, but this trailer just upped the bar quite a bit. Damn, this looks good. » 7/31/14 2:45pm 7/31/14 2:45pm

Michael Keaton's Birdman Movie Is Batshit Insane, In A Good Way

We have been waiting for Alejandro González Iñárritu's movie Birdman FOREVER. And now the trailer is here in full, gorgeous insanity. It looks good—like, really good. We can't wait. » 6/12/14 1:40pm 6/12/14 1:40pm

Michael Keaton nearly played Jack on Lost

In the early days of Lost's development, the creators had a very different idea for the character of Jack: first, he would die in the pilot episode; second, he would be played by Michael Keaton. » 9/22/13 9:30am 9/22/13 9:30am

All the things that make us nervous (and excited) in the new RoboCop

Yesterday we saw the trailer for José Padilha brand new RoboCop Reboot. And it made us feel a lot of things. Some excitement, but mostly dread. Here are the moments that got us the most worked up in the new RoboCop reboot trailer. » 9/06/13 2:17pm 9/06/13 2:17pm

We've seen Samuel L. Jackson channel Rush Limbaugh in RoboCop footage!

We got a few peeks at the RoboCop remake this weekend at Comic-Con. It may not stand up to the original, but it will update its themes for the modern era of mechanized warfare and cable news. Plus, we do get to see a suit that looks like classic RoboCop. » 7/20/13 7:30am 7/20/13 7:30am

How Michael Keaton knew it was time to get out of the Batman movies

Michael Keaton tells the L.A. Times that he wasn't as happy with Batman Returns as with his first Batman movie. And then he had second thoughts about doing a third movie. Here's why: » 5/13/11 4:30pm 5/13/11 4:30pm

Michael Keaton would make Beetlejuice 2 in a "heartbeat"

Geena Davis is down for a Beetlejuice sequel, depending how "ghosts age" - and now Michael Keaton is too. In fact it's "the one thing I'd love to do again." We agree, bring back the ghost with the most! [MovieHole] » 6/08/10 10:00am 6/08/10 10:00am

Watch Michael Keaton Slip On Ken Doll's Short-Shorts For Toy Story 3

Watch the first ever Toy Story 3 clip, featuring Michael Keaton as the resident Ken Doll, complete with stylish ascot and shorts. Plus, we've rounded up all 14 of the film's new toys into one gallery and picked our favorite. » 4/12/10 8:00am 4/12/10 8:00am

Remembering Burton's Batmania, 20 Years Later

It was 20 years ago this week that Tim Burton's Batman was released, changing the face of summer blockbusters, superhero movies and even breakfast cereal forever (Okay, maybe not that last one). Perhaps it's time to relive some Batmania...? » 6/21/09 12:00pm 6/21/09 12:00pm

Batmania - The Sequels

As the cliche (doesn't) go: Where there's the box office smoke, there's going to be sequel fire, and Batman's box office breaking lead to three follow-ups that pretty much define that whole The Good, The Bad and The Ugly idea. » 6/21/09 12:00pm 6/21/09 12:00pm

Batmania - The Aftermath

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Arguably, Burton's movie didn't influence the comics directly as much as give them even more reason to pursue the dark, Frank Miller route they were already taking (Although 1992's "Destroyer" storyline recreated Gotham City using Anton Furst's production designs for the architecture of the movie, probably… » 6/21/09 12:00pm 6/21/09 12:00pm

Batmania - The Movie

Even before Tim Burton took the director's chair of Batman in 1986, the movie seemed troubled, if not just outright unlikely to ever happen. A Batman movie had been in development since 1980, following the success of Richard Donner's Superman The Movie and Superman II, with various writers - including comic writer… » 6/21/09 12:00pm 6/21/09 12:00pm