Posts about Batman Returns

Michael Keaton as Batman

Exploring the music of the Batman movies

Mark Harrison | 3rd March 2022
From “dinner dinner dinner dinner” to “DAAH da-daa daa”, the musical identities of Batman are manifold: we explore how different composers have approached the Dark Knight
Batman Returns

Remembering the Batman Returns backlash

Simon Brew | 21st June 2021
Batman 2 was expected to repeat the success of the first film – but it took a little longer to come together than planned, and went a bit darker too

Batman Returns (1992) and Wild Wild West (1999)

Simon Brew | 17th August 2018
1992's Batman Returns saw Tim Burton return to Gotham City, but more on his own terms. However, that didn't necessarily mean things were much easier for him. Meanwhile, 1999's Wild Wild West was, at the time, the most expensive blockbuster the studio had ever produced. And yet even before its release, it seems that Warner Bros was fast losing faith with it.