‘Batman Ninja’ merges anime style with American classic

By Andrew Ayala “Batman Ninja” is a spectacular anime version of a Batman adventure where the Dark Knight along with a few friends and foes from Gotham get warped back to an unkown city in feudal Japan. It is directed by Junpei Mizusaki, produced by Warner Bros. and the creator of “Afro Samurai” Takashi Okazaki is the character designer for the film. The film was released in Japan and the…

May 2, 2018

‘The Dark Knight’ continues impacting films to this day

April 18, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is one of the most influential films in the past decade and its impact can be felt in films today. “The Dark Knight” is a comic-book movie based on the Detective Comics character Batman. It tells the story of Bruce Wayne, played by Christian Bale, dealing with the strain of being Batman and a new villian that has made his presence known…


‘Gotham’ tells backstory of James Gordon

By Ivan Cazares Fox premiered its new television series Gotham, set in the world of Batman, last Monday. However, the story revolves around rookie Detective James Gordon, played by Ben McKenzie, as he rises to police commissioner. McKenzie embodies a strong character, which makes Gordon seem strong enough to take on the rough streets of Gotham. He does a good job of making the viewer root for him as he…

October 1, 2014

Batman, Superman step onto the field

By Danny Vasquez Warner Bros. Pictures new untitled Superman/Batman project comes to film at East Los Angeles College Weingart stadium during halftime of the Oct. 19 Husky football game. Zack Snyder who directed films such as this past summer’s blockbuster “Man of Steel,” and other movies like “300,” “Watchmen” and “Sucker Punch,” directs the upcoming film. ELAC and Victor Valley College will kickoff the game at 6:30 p.m. At halftime,…

October 9, 2013