S4, E2: Batman

Updated: Feb 19

Hop on the Ghoulster Mobile with Rudy and Mandy as they go on a long, nerdy ride about their favorite superhero and review Tim Burton's Batman.

Tim Burton's Batman in front of a moon

Welcome Spooky Ghoulsters to the Halloween Podcast that keeps the spirit of Halloween alive, all year, through pop culture and nostalgia!


Tombstone Trivia


What does the name “Dracula” mean?

Son of the Dragon


Which movie star is killed off in the opening scene of Scream?

Drew Barrymore


Haunted Housekeeping


  • The Ghoul Mates online shop is officially open! Follow this link to get your merch: https://www.theghoulmates.com/shop

  • The Ghoul Mates introduce a new team member, Michael Van Ghoul! Check out his artwork on Mandy’s YouTube Channel: MandySpooks

  • Season schedule will be available to Patreon members to improve the listening experience for Ghoulsters. Season 4 will include more pop culture and nostalgic themes.

  • Rudy will be releasing videos to prepare you for two new movies being released this year: Snyder’s Justice League and Godzilla VS King Kong. Check out his channel here: RudyvstheWorld


Keeping the Spook Alive


Rudy: Rudy has started his YouTube channel RudyvstheWorld, and posted his first couple of videos including a reaction to the new trailer for Godzilla VS King Kong.

Mandy: Mandy doing more things behind the scenes to make a new content. She started a new series on Netflix called Fate, a show about fairies.


Batman (1989)

Batman (1989) was directed by Tim Burton and had an initial limited release on Jun 23, 1989 and holds a 84% Audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes

Summary

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being Jack Napier, a criminal who becomes the clownishly homicidal Joker. - Kenneth Chisholm on IMDB


Review

The Ghoul Mates discuss their history of the movie and Batman in general, and how the iconic superhero played an important role in their relationship. They talk about their favorite scenes from the movie, and how Jack Nicohlson as the Joker is arguably their favorite Joker.


It’s Frickin Bats… man!


Rudy: 6/5 Bats

Mandy: 4.5/5 Bats


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