Who Is The Batman Character Bella Reál ?

Bella Reál at the Mayor Mitchell funeral in The Batman movie.

In The Batman, the 2022 superhero movie starring Robert Pattinson as Gotham’s caped crusader and Paul Dano as Batman’s #1 antagonist, The Riddler, Bella Reál (played by relative newcomer Jayme Lawson) is a Gotham City progressive, grassroots activist running for Mayor against Gotham City’s current Mayor, Don Mitchell Jr. Reál… Continue reading

The Batman Characters: Gotham City District Attorney Gil Colson

The Batman character Gil Colson, played by Peter Sarsgaard, with a bomb strapped to his neck and a note for The Batman on his chest.

If you’ve seen The Batman (2022), the new movie starring Robert Pattinson (The Lighthouse, Good Time) as Gotham City’s caped crusader Bruce Wayne / Batman and directed by Hollywood veteran Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield), you now know who Gotham City District Attorney Gil Colson… Continue reading

Which comics influenced The Batman?

Art from Batman: Year One featuring Batman threateningly posing in the moonlight

The Batman’s excellence as a film can surely be attributed to the vision of director and co-writer Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield). But every director has their influences. And when it comes to Batman movies, those influences are often comic books. Of course, Reeves had… Continue reading