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‘The Batman’ Exit Survey

Gotham City is underwater, besieged by corruption and a dangerous enigma. The only thing that can save it is a man who wears a lot of eyeliner and has no friends. Let’s discuss.

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The Five Biggest Takeaways From ‘The Batman’

‘The Batman’ marks a convention-defying fresh start for the Caped Crusader’s film franchise—and potentially sets the scene for a bigger Bat-verse to come

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You Want It Darker: A Character Study of Robert Pattinson’s Emo Batman

‘The Batman’ offers a view of a more psychologically wounded Cape Crusader. It’s perhaps the most honest representation of how the character would behave in real life.

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A Blockbuster and a Pixar Movie Are Out This Weekend—With a Catch

The fact that ‘The Adam Project’ and ‘Turning Red’ will be available only on streaming says plenty about the state of Hollywood

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Dave Goes to Disneyland, and a Talk With the Director of ‘Turning Red’

Topics include Dole Whip, Toronto Chinatowns, the emotions inspired by boy bands, and early 2000s nostalgia

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Trailer Instant Reaction and DC’s Greatest Animated Hits

Plus, what worked and didn't work from ‘The Batman’

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Reviewing ‘The Batman’

Justin and Micah share their thoughts on the latest DC adaptation

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Introducing ‘The Town With Matthew Belloni’

The Ringer’s newest podcast goes behind the scenes on all things Hollywood

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‘The Batman’ Is the Batman Movie We Deserve

In a sea of superhero movies, Matt Reeves’s film is just good enough to wish it were better

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‘Batman’ (1989) With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey

The crew breaks down Tim Burton’s take on the Caped Crusader

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‘The Batman’ Deep Dive

Mal and Joanna discuss the latest tale from Gotham City

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‘The Batman’ and Batman Movie Rankings

Plus, Sean is joined by director Kogonada to discuss his new film, After Yang

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No One Is Sleeping on the Bulls Anymore, and Mike Love Is Sick of LeBron and Kanye

Jason is joined by the Chicago radio icon to discuss ‘Jeen-yuhs,’ Kanye West’s rise, and separating art from artist

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‘The Batman’ Instant Reactions

The Midnight Boys are vengeance, and they are here to bring you all of their thoughts on the DC Comics blockbuster

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‘Love Is Blind’ Drama, Pete Davidson in Space, and the 2004 Movie ‘Catwoman’

Plus, a truly unanswerable question: Are there more wheels or doors on Earth?

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Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill and State of the Union Reactions

Plus, Van and Rachel react to the casting news for the reboot of ‘White Men Can’t Jump’

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‘The Batman’ Is Here!

Holy reaction podcast, Batman! Chris Ryan and Joanna Robinson join Sean to break down ‘The Batman,’ the most-anticipated movie of the year so far

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‘The Batman’ Is Unlike Any Superhero Movie Before It

Gotham City’s favorite vigilante has long been known as "the World’s Greatest Detective." Matt Reeves is the first director to truly realize that on screen.

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The Oral History of Prince’s ‘Batman’ Soundtrack

Batman is an eccentric hero with a cape, so when it came time to pick an artist to make the soundtrack for Tim Burton’s 1989 film, the choice was obvious

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The ‘Slow Horses’ Trailer and ‘Top Chef’ Is Back

Plus, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on ‘Against the Ice’

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What Makes ‘The Batman’ Different, With Matt Reeves

The director appears on ‘The Big Picture’ for a spoiler-free discussion about how and why he made the film

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The Batman Franchise Had to Adopt the Dark. Will It Ever See the Light Again?

‘Batman & Robin’ had the unintentional effect of forcing later installments to become darker and moodier. Are we destined to live in a Gotham where every future movie looks like this week’s ultra-gritty ‘The Batman’?

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The Build the Best Batman Movie Draft

Mal and Joanna are joined by Sean Fennessey and Daniel Chin to draft the best elements of all Batman films

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How ‘Batman: Arkham’ Revolutionized the Superhero Video Game Genre

The action-adventure series proved that IP-based games didn’t simply have to mirror the story lines of movies or comics, with developers instead building out more realized worlds with their own pocket realities and discrete stakes

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‘Jeen-yuhs’ Parts 2 and 3 Reactions

Plus, discussing the ‘Euphoria’ finale and Lexi’s play

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The 25 Best Batman Villains, Ranked

Every superhero needs a nemesis—these are the ones who have given the Dark Knight the best fight on the big screen

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A Villain for Every Era: The Penguin and Riddler Have Come a Long Way

Oswald Cobblepot and Edward Nygma have taken many forms since entering Batman’s sphere in the 1940s. Now they take center stage in ‘The Batman.’

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The Batman Movie That Most Influenced ‘The Batman’

Forget Keaton, Kilmer, Clooney, Bale, and Batfleck: Robert Pattinson’s Batman may owe a deeper debt to an animated Dark Knight

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The Long and Twisted History of Designing Gotham City

Batman and his city are inextricably linked, and in developing their Dark Knight movies, filmmakers from Tim Burton to Matt Reeves have always paid special attention to how that city looks

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Robert Pattinson Has Been Lying to You for Years

Over the past 15 years, the ‘Batman’ star has been telling stories about befriending elephants, selling pornography, and watching clowns die. None of them are true.

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The Ringer Guide to Streaming in March

Get ready: The floodgates are about to open

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‘The Ice Storm’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey

The hosts revisit Ang Lee’s 1997 family drama starring Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Joan Allen, and Christina Ricci