The Cinephile Hissy Fit Brings Their Light to the Darkness of The Batman

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Throughout their first year, Will Johnson and Don Shanahan, the two hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network, have tipped their hands here and there in several episodes when it comes to their opinions and tastes on Batman. Peppered into past superhero discussions, we know both guys are big fans of Adam West and the campy side of Batman. Will has gone on record as less-than-a-fan of Nolan’s take, while Don has played the defender. With the new big new reboot arriving from Warner Bros., our hosts now have the chance to bring their full Batman feelings to the light!

For their 52nd episode, eye-liner wearing film critics, non-murdered dads, and nocturnal teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan have landed the big one for a hefty and dark conversation! Folks have been waiting years for The Batman reboot from Matt Reeves starring Robert Pattinson, or Bobby Bats as the cool people call him. We stay spoiler-free for our opening five-minute turns and go FULL SPOILERS after the break for the full discussion. See where Defender Don and Marvel Shill Will fall on this new incarnation dressed in black.

As Will and Don love to say, come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Thank you so much for your captive audience and social media participation! Enjoy our new podcast episode!

Written by Don Shanahan

DON SHANAHAN is a Chicago-based Rotten Tomatoes-approved and Banana Meter-approved film critic writing here on Film Obsessive and his own website Every Movie Has a Lesson. He also contributes as a Content Supervisor and Assistant Editor. Don is also one of the hosts of the 25YL-backed Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast on the Ruminations Radio Network. As a school educator by day, Don writes his movie reviews with life lessons in mind, from the serious to the farcical. He is a proud director and one of the founders of the Chicago Indie Critics and a voting member of the nationally-recognized Critics Choice Association, Hollywood Critics Association, Online Film Critics Society, North American Film Critics Association, Internet Film Critics Society, Independent Film Critics of America, Online Film and TV Association, and the Celebrity Movie Awards.

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