Morena Baccarin Joins Gotham As One Of Batman's Future Allies

The former star of Firefly has joined Gotham as Leslie Thompkins, a doctor who cares for Gotham's neediest, a friend of the deceased elder Waynes, and a surrogate mom-to-be of young Bruce Wayne. Thompkins will be a recurring character in season 1, but Baccarin will officially join the cast full-time in season 2. » 10/22/14 12:30pm Wednesday 12:30pm

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 Wednesday 12:21pm

The Exact Moment In Last Night's Episode When I Learned To Love Gotham

I've had some reservations about Gotham, the new Batman prequel show. I loved Detectives Bullock and Gordon, but didn't like Bruce or Barbara, and the young-villain cameos seemed gratuitous. But last night's episode finally clicked for me — and here's the exact moment when I decided I love this show. » 10/21/14 1:51pm Tuesday 1:51pm

The Latest Batman News Is Both Surprising And Not Surprising At All

Thanks to DC's Diamond Previews solicits for January 2015, the next person to step into the green boots of Batman's sidekick Robin has been revealed. Since it's a spoiler, the reveal is after the jump — but I do feel confident the new Robin's identity will not shock you. Something else will, however. » 10/20/14 7:00pm Monday 7:00pm

Gotham's Version Of American Idol Is A Lot More Brutal

In the various Batman tales, someone is always trying to put something into the water of Gotham City. Poison, chemicals, mutagens, liquid fear gas... but the prequel show Gotham conclusively reveals that the water supply already contained critical levels of lead, lowering everybody's IQ to single digits. Spoilers... » 10/14/14 8:30am 10/14/14 8:30am

Square-Enix continues to make Gotham's characters even wackier

Play Arts Kai's unrepentantly mad appropriation of their DC license continues! Square-Enix brought their A-game to New York Comic Con , but it wasn't just Tetsuya Nomura's Catwoman that gave use their bizarre look at Batman's Rogues gallery there - there were also these figures of Harley Quinn and the Joker too. » 10/13/14 2:01pm 10/13/14 2:01pm

Batman: The Animated Series is coming to a Virtual Reality near you

It seems like everyone's turning to Virtual Reality lately as a marketing promo, the likes of Pacific Rim and Interstellar are the latest to use the tech to plug themselves. Not to be left out, Warner Bros. is joining in by letting people poke around the Batcave - but not just any Batcave. Batman: TAS' Batcave! » 10/08/14 11:19am 10/08/14 11:19am

Gotham Reveals An Early Balloon-Themed Version of Batman Was Less Scary

Before a man dressed up as a bat and went out to terrorize the criminal scum of Gotham City, there was another vigilante. A man who used balloons to deal with corruption and crime. They called him... Balloonman. And we got to know him pretty well last night on Gotham. Spoilers ahead... » 10/07/14 4:47pm 10/07/14 4:47pm

Why does DC Comics keep insulting its fans?

Another week, another DC comics scandal highlighting their portrayal of Women - this time, particularly egregious T-Shirts asking women to declare themselves the future Mrs. Batman, or 'celebrate' Superman scoring with Wonder Woman. How many more times is it going to take DC screwing up to stop with this bullshit? » 10/01/14 3:25pm 10/01/14 3:25pm

Which Story Went Terribly Wrong, But Then Managed A Beautiful Ending?

The world is full of stories that stoked up your excitement, only to deliver a weak ending. But sometimes, the opposite happens — sometimes you get a disastrous middle, and then a story randomly pulls out a beautiful ending. What's the most wonderful ending to a weak story you've ever seen? » 9/29/14 2:10pm 9/29/14 2:10pm

Can You Find All The New Villains Teased In This Gotham Season Preview?

Whatever issues the first episode of Gotham had, this newest trailer for the show — one that teases the entire first season — indicates it could very well deliver on the potential seen in the premiere. But if it's not going to deliver on the potential, it's definitely going to deliver more Bat-villains. » 9/29/14 12:48pm 9/29/14 12:48pm