The Dark Knight rests

The Voice of Batman is no more:

Kevin Conroy, the prolific voice actor who defined Batman for generations of audiences, died Thursday after a short battle with cancer, Warner Bros. announced. He was 66.

Conroy voice-starred in the acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series from 1992-96, and continued on with the role through nearly 60 different productions, spanning 15 films and 400 episodes of television as well as video games. In recent years, he was a fixture on the comic convention circuit.


Mistakes were made

Can you forget and forgive?

Acknowledging past decisions that, while well intended, were destructive, and learning a ragtag team of rebels might win again, the Galactic Empire has proposed amnesty for anyone who may have gotten a little carried away and blown up several planets.

"This is supposed to be a happy galaxy. Let's not bicker and argue about who annihilated whose planet," wrote Grand Moff Ardus Kaine in a guest opinion piece published by The Atlantic after polls showed destroying Alderaan just to get a politician to squeal did not sit well with the galaxy's citizens. "Oopsies happen. Forgive and forget, I always say."


Holy Woke Batman!

Warner Brothers should be printing money with the Batman related movies. Just look at how much The Joker made. Unfortunately, retarded wokeness cost them a $100 million.

The DC Comics film “Batgirl” will be completely “shelved” by Warner Bros., a top Hollywood source told The Post. That means it won’t hit theaters or the streaming service HBO Max. Fans will not see it.

The reportedly $70 million movie (the source said the budget was actually more than $100 million), which was doing test screenings for audiences in anticipation of a late 2022 debut, would rank among the most expensive cinematic castoffs ever. Those tests were said to be so poorly received by moviegoers that the studio decided to cut its losses and run, for the sake of the brand’s future. It’s a DC disaster.

Ace of Spades has more ugly details:

The plan goes like this: In the Flash movie, due to time-travel and multiverse-crossing nonsense, the Michael Keaton Batman enters the Justice League Universe and gets to share screen time with the Ben Affleck Batman. But the Ben Affleck Batman dies, making the older, retired Michael Keaton Batman the official, and only, Batman of the Justice League universe.

Being older and retired, his main role will be to serve as a Mr. Miyagi like mentor to his replacement, the race-swapped Batgirl.

Meanwhile, the Flash movie also introduced Supergirl (also race-swapped, if you can believe that!). She will be replacing Superman.

Yup, that's how you make the big bucks: kill Batman and Superman!

The Ace of Spades Decision Desk is ready to make the call: The Flash movie will also be cancelled, decision to be announced within the next two weeks.

Wow. That would be $200 million down the toilet. Let's see.


Won't you feel sorry for this poor actress?

She makes over a $1,000 a day and lives in a mansion but please, do shed a tear:

A starring role in an Emmy-nominated TV show doesn’t pay what it used to. Sydney Sweeney, the breakout star of the HBO hits Euphoria and White Lotus isn’t shy talking about her money troubles. [...]

Sweeney was reportedly paid $25,000 per episode in season one of Euphoria, according to World Celebs. [...]

Sweeney still has to keep up the trappings of stardom. Sure, she was able to buy a $3 million home in the Hollywood Hills, but she told the Hollywood Reporter paying for her team—lawyer, manager, agent, and publicist—costs more than her mortgage.

Is this supposed to be some bizarre technique to make her somewhat relatable? All it does is make her and her overpriced team look mildly retarded.


The Force is dead

It's impressive how quickly Disney destroyed Star Wars. They could have made over a billion dollars a year forever from the franchise through movies and tv shows but social justice and DIE-versity was more important than providing fans a rich, entertaining experience. They simply cannot create; all they know is how to diminish and demolish.

My generation's Star Wars will be next. Tolkien's magnificent work will be perverted.


How can he slap!?

Pure savagery:

In a show of penitence for the insensitive joke told during the Oscars, Chris Rock offered to smooth things over with Will Smith by sleeping with his wife.

“My client feels incredible remorse for the violently inconsiderate jab aimed at Jada Pinkett Smith’s debilitating medical condition,” said Rock’s publicist, “As such, Chris generously proposes making amends by making love.”


Victory has defeated you

The Fake Vaccine Rises:

To simplify booster injections against COVID-19, Pfizer has developed a new Bane-style Vacci-Suit™ to enable the automatic injection of new doses. The suit comes with up to ten additional doses that can be switched out as new vaccines are developed.

Okay, I laughed:

"No one cared who I was before I put on the mask," said Dr. Anthony Fauci in an interview with Don Lemon on CNN. "Before COVID no one knew my name. Now I am proud to unveil an even more elaborate mask and self-injecting bio-suit to further cement my place in history."


Colossus Lean

David Lean is one of the giants of cinema. His three successive motion pictures, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, and Doctor Zhivago, should be required watching for any student of film history. Those three have such intensely contrasting atmospheres and timeless themes. Lean spent years making each movie before the advent of computer generated imagery. Everything you see is real and was achingly shot on location.

Of course, there's no doubt, Lawrence of Arabia is his masterpiece.


Red or blue?

One of my friends in high school asked me to go watch a movie in the theatre.

"Which movie?"

He told me. 

"Does it have something to do with math?"

"I don't know but it looks good."

The movie was a little slow in the first half. It more than made up for it with its jaw-dropping finale. I had watched a landmark sci-fi action movie in 1999. Oh, it definitely wasn't about math. Now, Mr. Wick will resurrect the role that made him famous.


Don't negotiate with Hans

One of the two great movies directed by John McTiernan:

His second magnificent film is, of course, about an expert hunter.


Some of the best

Howard Shore's epic score for Tolkien's world definitely deserves honors. Hans Zimmer's music for the Prince of Egypt is over two decades old but still stands as one of his very best. 1492: Conquest of Paradise -- a magnificent soundtrack by Vangelis -- should be on the list.


Jew got to be kidding me?

Morgan Freeman gets closer every day to playing Adolf Hitler in an epic WWII movie. Perhaps, Usain Bolt could get the role of FDR for total subversion of expectations! Of course, only a raycisss would object.