#55 Batman Films With Michael Rothman

In anticipation of the new DC/Warner Bros. film, “The Batman,” Sean and Kevin are joined by entertainment writer and reporter Michael Rothman to talk about the history of Batman on film. They cover a range of topics from the popularity of the Caped Crusader to the appeal of his Rogues Gallery. They also dish on their favorite big-screen version of Batman, as well their favorite bat gadgets and vehicles.


ABOUT THE EPISODE

In anticipation of the new DC/Warner Bros. film, “The Batman,” Sean and Kevin are joined by entertainment writer and reporter Michael Rothman to talk about the history of Batman on film. They cover a range of topics from the popularity of the Caped Crusader to the appeal of his Rogues Gallery. They also dish on their favorite big-screen version of Batman, as well their favorite bat gadgets and vehicles. If you’re a fan of the Dark Knight, excited about the upcoming film, or just want to hear 3 guys talk about one of the world’s most beloved superheroes, you should definitely tune in for the fun.

KEY POINTS OF THE EPISODE

  • What Makes Batman A Popular Superhero In Movies?
  • Which Batman Movie Has Set The Standard For Batman Films?
  • What Are Some Of The Most Memorable Batman Characters/Scenes?
  • Favorite Batman films from the hosts and social media
  • Spoiler-free review from Michael Rothman about "The Batman"

LINKS TO STUFF WE TALKED ABOUT

ABOUT THE GUEST

Michael Rothman has spent almost a decade in the entertainment space for ABC News and Good Morning America, writing about Marvel and DC, including superhero shows, books, and movies.

While at ABC, Michael hosted the digital show, "Inside Marvel," a look into the inner workings and major developments in the superhero genre. He also collaborated with Lucasfilm and Disney on several other projects.

More recently, he's taken to platforms like TikTok, under the name SuperheroTok, to continue to dive further into the world that he loves and to connect and collaborate with like-minded fans.

He enjoys long walks on the beach, a good cigar, a solid Punisher storyline, and snuggling with his dog Leia Bagel. 

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ABOUT THE SHOW

“The Captioned Life Podcast” is a show that discusses the impact of comics and pop culture on life and society. We release episodes on the 1st and 15th of the month (with bonus episodes every once in a while). Hosted by Kevin Stahlecker and Sean Winningham.

SHOW CREDITS

  • Sean Winningham - Cohost, media producer & editor
  • Kevin Stahlecker - Cohost, Gamemaster
  • Image used in the show: "Comic Books" by Steven Miller, used under CC BY 2.0 / Desaturated from original
  • Music used in the show: “Fine Line” by Geographer

ABOUT THE SHOW

“The Captioned Life Podcast” is a show that discusses the impact of comics and pop culture on life and society. We release episodes on the 1st and 15th of the month (with bonus episodes every once in a while). Hosted by Kevin Stahlecker and Sean Winningham.

SHOW CREDITS

  • Sean Winningham - Cohost, producer, media producer & editor
  • Kevin Stahlecker - Cohost, producer, Gamemaster
  • Image used in show: "Comic Books" by Steven Miller, used under CC BY 2.0 / Desaturated from original
  • Music used in show: “Fine Line” by Geographer