Trek through Gotham City’s underground world in the newest iteration of The Batman, hitting theaters on Friday, March 4. To celebrate its release, we put up the bat signal and rounded up 5 podcast episodes filled with film reviews and recaps.
Tune into a short interview with the film’s stars Robert Pattinson (Bruce Wayne) and Zoë Kravitz (Catwoman). In another episode, podcast hosts conjured up a fantasy cast draft and dissected some of their favorite moments from Batman films. On an episode of “The Big Picture,” check out an interview with the film’s director and co-writer, Matt Reeves.
Pop Culture Happy Hour
Hear all about The Batman in this 19-minute episode of NPR’s “Pop Culture Happy Hour.” This episode discusses the actors and their roles including Batman’s emo-ness, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Colin Farrell as Penguin, and more.
The Big Picture
Chris Ryan and Joanna Robinson join host Sean Fennessey to unpack The Batman. Tune in at the 58-minute mark to hear the film’s director and co-writer Matt Reeves discussing how and why he made the film.
The Kyle & Jackie O Show
Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz joined “The Kyle & Jackie O Show” for a 6-minute interview. Hear Robert and Zoë chat about filming together, the no-brainer decision they both made when signing on for the superhero movie, and more. This series is presented by iHeartPodcasts Australia & KIIS.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials
Skip this episode if you haven’t seen the film yet – or put this episode first in line if you’re looking for all spoilers from Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and senior editor Sam Adams. This episode also compares Robert Pattinson’s performance to previous Batmen. They also contemplated if the film’s 3-hr. length was necessary.
This episode is for all Batman super-fans out there! Hosts Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson were joined by Sean Fennessey and Daniel Chin to delve into previous Batman films and explain the superhero’s significance in their lives. Then, they fantasy drafted the ultimate Batman cast in this episode.