Archive for tag: Frank Miller

Blu-ray/DVD: ‘Dark Knight’ and ‘White Zombie’

31 January, 2013 (09:19) | Animation, Blu-ray, by Sean Axmaker, DVD | By: Sean Axmaker

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 (Warner) completes the DC Universe Animated Original adaptation of Frank Miller’s landmark graphic novel, with Peter Weller voicing old man Bat with the cold edge of an angry survivor and Michael Emerson taking on The Joker with a perfectly underplayed glee for chaos. Like the first half (released […]

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Will Eisner, Frank Miller and “The Spirit”

24 December, 2008 (15:40) | by Sean Axmaker, Film Noir, Film Reviews | By: Sean Axmaker

“… I piped up with my own theories about the relationship between comic books and movies. Without realizing it, I’d essentially characterized comics as the poor man’s film, thinking each panel the equivalent of a frozen frame of celluloid. Will [Eisner] ripped me to pieces…. What counts, he told me, is panel content, the function […]

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