Posts Tagged ‘Joel Schumacher’

‘Batman & Robin’: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1997)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — With the smash arrival…and quick fizzle…of “Batman & Robin” (1997), it seemed as if the caped crusader’s cinematic escapades would never possibly recover. However, in the thick of 1997, Joel Schumacher’s lavish portrayal of Gotham City lived it up[...]

‘Batman & Robin’: Original Motion Picture Score (1997)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — In the years following its release, “Batman & Robin” (1997) never received an official release for Elliot Goldenthal’s score by Warner Brothers Records or Atlantic…the label that released the soundtrack. However, a comprehensive bootleg release has su[...]

‘Batman & Robin’ (1997)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — Batman & Robin struggle to keep their alliance together as they attempt to stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City and enslaving it with animal plant hybrids.[...]

‘Batman Forever’: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1995)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — For all the flack it tends to generate, Joel Schumacher’s “Batman” films are quite the progenitor of how comic book adaptations were perceived for the longest time. Films like Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” movies, Tim Story’s “Fantastic Four” pictures[...]

‘Batman Forever’: Original Motion Picture Score (1995)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — By the mid ‘90s, studios and filmmakers alike felt that…at least to an extent…the symphonic score once resurrected by composers such as John Williams and Jerry Goldsmith had run its course. Audiences were getting larger. But, more importantly, they were gett[...]

‘Batman Forever’ (1995)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — Conflicted by his thirst for justice and desire for happiness, Bruce Wayne finds redemption in orphaned acrobat Dick Grayson. Taking the boy in, the caped crusader forms an alliance with Robin the Boy Wonder…just in time to tackle the dual threat[...]

A Look at Chace Crawford in ‘Twelve’

— by VANNA LAND — A picture has surfaced for “Twelve,” now being filmed by Joel Schumacher (director of “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Batman and Robin” and “Batman Forever”). The plot is as follows: A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling li[...]