Bruce Wayne

  • Film

    February 6, 2014

    The Lego Movie Really Snaps Together

    Phil Lord and Christopher Miller build a fun and absurd film.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Just Be 'Cos': Eight Music Artists Perfectly Suited for Cosplay

    Cosplay, short for "costume play," is the art of normal, everyday people going balls-out to depict themselves as their favorite fictional characters from comics, movies, video games and television. It's hugely popular, thanks to ComicCon and our obsession with all things pop-culture. Cosplayers gat ... More >>

  • Film

    April 4, 2013

    A Real American Miracle

    Could a G.I. Joe movie actually almost be good?

  • Film

    March 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Last Night: The Cool Club Tour at Jet Lounge

    The Cool Club Tour feat. Scotty, League of Extraordinary Gz, Kyle Hubbard, Onehunnidt, Show, Rob Gullatte, K-Rino, etc. Jet Lounge January 27, 2013 Early Monday morning, Scotty, a rather lanky ATLien, rocked within the crowd to finish off his set and the Houston leg of his "The Cool Club" tour, pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Rice Offers Course on Batman's History, for the Second Time

    I have no idea what the tuition is at Rice anymore. $40,000? $45,000? More? Not nearly the "Best Bang for your Buck" it once was - that buck had passed long ago - Rice has, over the past decade, stretched its costs to something approaching Berkeley, U. Chicago, and the Ivies. The ratings seem to be ... More >>

  • Film

    July 19, 2012

    Why So Serious?

    Self-important and overstuffed, The Dark Knight Rises feels like Batman forever.

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2012

    Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na... Playlist!

    I just got back from Comicpalooza and have Batman on the brain. I mean, I always have Batman on the brain because he's freakin' Batman, but now it's reached the jumping from furniture to furniture with a blanket tied around my next screaming, "I am vengeance! I am the night!" phase. Plus, I have a ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Gothic Council: Is Batman Goth?

    Yeah yeah yeah, The Avengers is awesome. Let's not forget that the Dark Knight Rises will soon be here! I have always been keen to claim Batman as a goth icon, but I thought I'd get clearance from the Gothic Council before I committed myself. Joining us this week is fashion designer Batty, webmistr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Top 5 Ways to Pimp Your Ride, Old-Timey Style

    Some people take great pride in their cars, and decided to use them as a way of expressing themselves. Modifying your ride to give it an unique appearance or performance style is a big business, but other folk tackle it with an older world in mind. Wagon Wheels on a Hummer Hummers represent the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Why the Long Face? Eight Famous Horses We'd Like to Eat

    Were you thinking horse meat was going to stay off the menu in American restaurants indefinitely? Neigh: Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a five-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The "Mane" Course -- Eight Famous Horses We'd Like To Eat

    Were you thinking horse meat was going to stay off the menu in American restaurants indefinitely? Neigh: Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2011

    ACL: Batman's Bale At Bingham, Nick 13 is a 10 On Sunday Afternoon

    Marco Torresoh hai Batman!​The widget on our phone says it's only 91 degrees here at Zilker Park but we don't believe that voodoo. The humidity and heat pounding the park reminds us of Houston. We smell Pasadena and our fair city's taco trucks all the way from Austin. Our day started by walk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Pocket Full Of Kryptonite

    Lindsay Lohan's in my next movie? Just leave the bottle.​I'd done a decent job putting the fact they're rebooting the Superman franchise *again* next year out of my mind, that is until a flurry of recent Man of Steel-related news items popped up in the last week or so. "Wait," you're saying, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Riddle Me This: Who Will Be The Next Batman Villain?

    And now we'll never know...​Forget all that talk about natural disasters and midterm elections, yesterday we finally got some really important news: The Dark Knight Rises. That's the title director Christopher Nolan is running with for his third go-round with the Batman franchise he successf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Rappers Talk Trash Before And After Cowboys-Texans Debacle

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Fat Tony, Kyle Hubbard, Brad Gilmore, John Dew, Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga: Is She Marilyn Manson? The Debate Continues...​Lady Gaga will be in town this weekend, and although avid Rocks Off readers may think otherwise, we really aren't her biggest fans - with the exception of Craig's Hlist, of course. Still, what we do respect about the glam-pop artist is her ability to bring Marilyn Manson's marketing ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    He Said She Said: Our Favorite Fictional Performers, Part 2

    ​Why is that sometimes the fictional bands in movie and television are cooler than real bands? Sadly, some of He Said's favorite bands don't even have albums or videos to speak of, because they don't even exist. The fun part is imagining how awesome their full-length records and tours would be. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Ask A Rapper: Jett I Masstyr, or hasHBrown, or What's His Name, on Rap Nomenclature and Phonetics

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to introducinglisto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2008

    Batman: The Dark Knight, Explained

    Midnight shows this early a.m. of The Dark Knight were sold out in at least some locations in Houston, but you obviously have all weekend to catch up with it. (Number 4,528 on Things We Don't Understand: People paying hundreds of dollars for a ticket to a movie they could see for ten bucks the next ... More >>

  • Film

    July 17, 2008

    Heart of Darkness: The Dark Knight

    Heath Ledger peers into the void as Christopher Nolan's Batman returns

  • Film

    May 1, 2008
  • Film

    October 19, 2006

    Welcome to the Grand Illusion

    Memento director plumbs the depths of magic and loss

  • Film

    June 16, 2005

    Bat Cave-In

    The Dark Knight's origin story can't overcome its Baleful side

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • Film

    January 6, 2005

    Mute Button

    Michael Keaton hears dead people living in White Noise

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    Win, Lose, or Draw

    Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?

  • Culture

    June 15, 2000

    Revenge of The Fanboy

    Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes

  • Culture

    April 20, 2000

    Fatman and slobbin'

    DC Comics places its superheroes in the RealWorlds

  • Film

    July 31, 1997


    On the big screen, Spawn is as flat as a comic book page

  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Batman on Ice

    Director Joel Schumacher, not Mr. Freeze, kills the Dark Knight

  • Film

    June 22, 1995

    Batman, At Last

    Sexy and soulful, Schumacher's epic proves the third time's the charm