Joel Schumacher


Batman Forever: Will Warner Bros Release Darker Joel Schumacher Cut

Batman Forever: Will Warner Bros Release Darker Joel Schumacher Cut?

Since WarnerMedia announced they will release the Zack Snyder cut of Justice League (2017) for release in 2021, there have been rumblings of other directors who might see their original cuts of their DC films come to light from David Ayer’s original cut of Suicide Squad (2016) to now a darker cut of Joel Schumacher’s[...]

Stranger Things 4 Video Store Fridays Honors Filmmaker Joel Schumacher

Stranger Things 4 Video Store Fridays Honors Filmmaker Joel Schumacher

But to honor filmmaker Joel Schumacher, who passed away last month, VSF returned for "one night only" with five favorite Schumacher films (and leaving nothing to debate about what their top pick is)- and we're including the trailers to make things a little easier: The Lost Boys, Flatliners, Falling Down, Tigerland, and Phone Booth:[caption id="attachment_1223649"[...]

The Lost Boys Falling Down The Top 5 Best Joel Schumacher Films

The Lost Boys, Falling Down, The Top 5 Best Joel Schumacher Films

Director Joel Schumacher was never afraid to take risks over his five-decade career He dabbled in everything from court thrillers adapting John Grisham novels A Time to Kill and The Client to the big screen, supernatural thrillers in Flatliners and The Lost Boys, and action-comedies like the Batman films Despite his passing on June 22nd,[...]

Batman: Seal Credits Joel Schumacher Making Kiss From a Rose a Hit

Batman: Seal Credits Joel Schumacher Making "Kiss From a Rose" a Hit

If there's anything Seal is grateful for, it's how Joel Schumacher helped his music career The director passed at the age of 80 on June 22nd When looking for any love songs for Batman Forever, Schumacher approached Seal about using one of his songs The musician shared the story via Instagram about how "Kiss From[...]

Director And Producer Joel Schumacher Has Passed Away At 80

Director And Producer Joel Schumacher Has Passed Away At 80

Joel Schumacher, producer, and director, has passed away He was 80 years old He was battling cancer for the last year and succumbed to the disease on Monday He directed such hits as St Elmo's Fire, Flatliners, The Lost Boys, Falling Down, The Client, A Time To Kill, 8MM, and of course, Batman Forever and[...]

Lauren Looks Back: Love Never Dies &#8211 The Sequel We Didnt Need

Lauren Looks Back: Love Never Dies – The Sequel We Didn't Need

In 2004 I saw the Phantom of the Opera film, and 18 year old me fell in love with the sad-sack Phantom and Christine love story. Then a few weeks later, I forgot about it. I've re-watched the movie since then, and can safely say that the 2004 film adaptation of an otherwise enchanting Broadway […]

Defiant Joel Schumacher On Batmans Bat-Nipples: Im Still Glad We Did It

Defiant Joel Schumacher On Batman's Bat-Nipples: "I'm Still Glad We Did It"

Joel Schumacher's 1997 cinematic abomination Batman & Robin nearly killed the Batman movie franchise entirely, until Christopher Nolan returned to save it with an emergency reboot, Batman Begins, in 2003 The complaints about the film are too numerous to list here in this article, but all of the problems can probably be summed up with just[...]

Defiant Alicia Silverstone Wants Another Shot At Being Batgirl

Defiant Alicia Silverstone Wants Another Shot At Being Batgirl

For most actors, starring in a movie of the caliber of Joel Shumacher's Batman & Robin would be enough bad superhero movies for a lifetime. Chris O'Donnell hasn't sought a role in a comic book company's cinematic universe. Uma Thurman only did My Super Ex-Girlfriend to exorcise the demon of Batman & Robin. George Clooney wouldn't even think about […]


Okay So *Something* Is Happening With Those Joel Schumacher Batman Comics

Okay, So *Something* Is Happening With Those Joel Schumacher Batman Comics

Last week, Bleeding Cool heard a rumour that Joel Schumacher was writing a Batman comic book with artist Dustin Nguyen, remaking his three Batman films (Two made, one planned) into a 12 issue comic book As rumours go it was well sourced, with a solid line of provenance and it fitted in with recent changes in[...]

Sadly Joel Schumacher Does Not Appear To Be Writing Batman Comics

Sadly, Joel Schumacher Does Not Appear To Be Writing Batman Comics

Batballs to it.Bleeding Cool reported in good faith the rumour that Batman director Joel Schumacher and Dustin Nguyen were working on a comic book to revisit Schumacher's original plans for a Batman movie trilogy, Batman Forever, Batman & Robin and Batman Triumphant, in a twelve-issue Batman comic for DC Comics.Fantastic as it sounded, it tallied[...]