Tag Archives: Tommy Lee Jones

The Vault: Batman Forever (1995)

15 Jul

“Riddle me this, riddle me that, who’s afraid of the big, black bat?”

The year is 1995 and thus spake The Riddler (a maniacal Jim Carrey) in Joel Schumacher’s utterly bonkers take on the Batman universe, Batman Forever. Well, the answer was of course absolutely nobody. Taking over directorial duties from he of the inky heart Tim Burton (who moved into the Producer’s chair), Schumacher, presumably in thrall of nervy Warner Bros execs, instead applied a neon polish to Burton’s grimy Gotham and discarded the brooding tone of Bat instalments one and two in favour of camp, vampish comedia.  Continue reading

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No Country for Old Men (2007)

9 Jun

What’s the most you ever lost on a coin toss?