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Fictional Detectives

Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes

Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment

Sunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am

Seeking Justice (Film)

Take the law into your own hands. Make a deal with an underground vigilante group. How many other poor, out-of-character decisions can one person make?

It turns out quite a few more {minus} excluding the star's poor hair choice {minus} by the bookish high school teacher (Nicolas Cage,right) in Roger Donaldson's revenge thriller, Seeking Justice.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Film fails to do justice

Take the law into your own hands. Make a deal with an underground vigilante group. What other poor, out-of-character decisions can one person make? It turns out quite a few more - that's excluding the poor hair choice - for bookish high school teacher Nick Gerard (Nicolas Cage) in Roger Donaldson's revenge thriller Seeking Justice.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Young Justice (anime)

Lady Justice may have a sword and set of scales to help her mete out out impartial justice, but the adolescent heroes of animated show Young Justice do it with more than that - super powers.

Young Justice, a new DC Comics show on the Cartoon Network, is inspired by the comic book series that ran from 1998 to 2003.

20 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Batman Under the Red Hood (DVD)

Batman returns to the small screen in a new animated movie, Batman Under the Red Hood, a film packed with action and a few surprising twists that would baffle even the Riddler.

1 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Knight time in HK

Batman's back with hi-tech gadgets that will blow your mind

An instantly recognisable silhouette loomed over Hong Kong this week as The Dark Knight, the Batman sequel from director Christopher Nolan and the most highly anticipated movie of the summer, opened in cinemas across the world.

19 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Superhero style a fashion fantasy

Fashionably attired cartoon heroes on show in New York's august Metropolitan Museum of Art? Is the Met selling out to the public's current fascination with Spider-Man, X-Men, and Iron Man?

18 May 2008 - 12:00am

channel hop

Just when you thought the creators of television shows had finally beaten to death the psychic detective theme, along comes new (to our screens, at least) series Psych (Star World, Wednesdays at 9pm).

I know what you are thinking, 'If it's another show featuring Jennifer Love Hewitt channelling heroin withdrawals and calling it a spirit trance, count me out.'

8 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

movie buff


Batman (Bruce Wayne): A DC Comics superhero, Batman - a millionaire by day and a dark knight by night - was created in 1939. Batman has no superpowers and he relies mostly on hi-tech gadgets to fight crime.

11 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Robin Bradbeer's tormented, life-long confusion over sexual identity is finally

AS a young boy with a vivid imagination, Robin Bradbeer believed that one day his fairy godmother would appear and grant him a wish. As he grew older, he never dared mention what that wish was - it was a secret that he struggled to deny and suppress, and that over the next 50 years was to cost him his first marriage, tax his self-respect, and threaten his life.

30 May 1999 - 12:00am

Young and old send out warnings

The young and the old combined to catch the eye during yesterday's barrier trial session down Sha Tin's 1,000-metre chute.

The Geoff Lane-trained Fame And Fortune and Wylie Wong's Speedy Forward confirmed earlier trackwork impressions that they are markedly better than the form book suggests when they ran on into second in the third and fourth heats in this four-trial session.

31 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Child's play as the market goes to school

Ah, sweet days of secondary school. It's a time of highs and lows, of pressures and risks.

It's when you must decide whether to hang on to what's valuable - or sell out.

In other words, it's the time to get involved in the stock market.

16 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Batman firm sues over fakes

An American comic book producer is taking court action against a Hong Kong factory it says is making fake Batman toys and passing them off as the real thing.

New York-based DC Comics says Batman and Robin characters, to which it owns the copyright, are being copied by a Mongkok firm.

11 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Seek your Aspiration

When looking for a banker, it is heartening to find one with fighting qualities, and the Bruce Hutchison-trained Aspiration certainly fits the bill.

11 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Speedy can make amends

Former multiple champion Ivan Allan's team is racing into form and his well-named Speedy can deliver on some promising griffin efforts to post his breakthrough victory in tonight's Class Three final event. And he should be at better than each-way odds in what appears, on paper, to be a competitive end to proceedings at the city track.

7 Oct 1998 - 12:00am