Batman and Harley Quinn

Thanks to a pass from Fathom Events, I saw the new DCU original animated film, Batman and Harley Quinn, on the big screen. Which makes it the first one I’ve watched all the way through without distraction. It only aired for one night, but in future (because I imagine there will be additional releases of this type), if you’re interested in the movie, I recommend that approach, particularly if, like me, your attention is susceptible to wander to the internet. […]

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Adam West/William Shatner Batman/Two-Face Animated Movie Announced

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, the original animated movie featuring Adam West voicing the 1960s version of the hero, has a follow-up coming, and it’s got an astounding guest star. William Shatner will be playing the other title character in Batman vs. Two-Face, out in October. West and Shatner previously worked together in a pilot for a 1963 TV show, Alexander the Great, that wasn’t picked up. This is one of West’s last roles, as he passed away in […]

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I’m Going to See Batman and Harley Quinn in the Theater

A reminder that the newest original DCU animated film, Batman and Harley Quinn, is showing in selected movie theaters tomorrow (Monday) night. This will be the first of the 30 (!) films I’ve seen on the big screen, and I’m looking forward to it. I’ve previously written about the release details, including the trailer, but here’s a new clip of the voice talent being interviewed about the movie. I like what I heard about tone and approach. The classic animated […]

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Justice League: The New Frontier Commemorative Edition

Warner plans to re-release the Justice League: The New Frontier animated movie, based on the graphic novel by Darwyn Cooke, as Justice League: The New Frontier Commemorative Edition. They previously created a Wonder Woman Commemorative Edition for that animated film to tie into the live-action movie. That argues for a November release date for this package, since that’s when the live-action Justice League movie comes out, but no date has yet been announced for this re-release. In this case, there’s […]

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All 30 DCU Original Animated Movies at Once!

It was mentioned in passing in the promotional release for Batman and Harley Quinn that that movie would be the 30th in the DCU original animated film line. Now, to commemorate that milestone and a decade of releases, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced a Blu-ray box set of all 30 movies will be available on November 7 as the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection. In addition to the movies (listed below), the 32-disc set […]

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Batman and Harley Quinn on the Big Screen

The next DC original animated film release is Batman and Harley Quinn, which is coming to home video August 29. If you want to see it before then, you can rent or purchase (which is renting longer-term) a digital copy on August 15, or you can visit a participating theater on August 14. As they’ve previously done with Batman: The Killing Joke and Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders last year, Fathom Events will be showing Batman and Harley Quinn […]

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Batman and Harley Quinn Original Animated Movie Gets Release Date

The next DCU original animated movie, Batman and Harley Quinn, was first teased on the previous release, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. Now comes box art, trailer, and a release date. Poison Ivy and Jason Woodrue (a.k.a. the Floronic Man) embark on an ecological quest to save the planet — and, unfortunately, eliminate most of humankind along the way. To save humanity, Batman and Nightwing are forced to enlist Harley Quinn to catch Poison Ivy, Harley’s BFF and frequent partner-in-crime. […]

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Vixen: The Movie

Now that I’ve watched the Vixen movie, I’ve confirmed that I’d rather have it as one hour-and-fifteen-minute movie than a bunch of short episodes. The animation is functional but not exciting, typical of the DC original projects, but I’ve always liked the character, and I appreciated the chance to learn more about her origin. The movie starts with a standard action opening, with the Flash (Grant Gustin) and Arrow (Stephen Amell) chasing a woman we later find out is Mari […]

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