Joel Schumacher has had a long, storied Hollywood career, but he is well aware that prominent among his legacies will be the nipples he put on George Clooney’s Caped Crusader costume in 1997’s Batman & Robin. Batman & Robin was the fourth film in the original saga, which was launched by Tim Burton in 1989. Burton and star Michael Keaton left the franchise after 1992’s Batman Returns, at which point Warner Bros. wanted to lighten the tone and make the series more family-friendly.
What could make Quentin Tarantino dance the red carpet? Celebrating 20 years since the Cannes premiere of his breakthrough movie, Pulp Fiction. Tarantino, along with two of Pulp’s stars, Uma Thurman and John Travolta, were on hand for a special Cannes event and beach screening of the film, prompting Tarantino to do a shimmy straight out of Jack Rabbit Slim’s. At a press conference earlier in the day, Tarantino called the Palme d’Or he received for Pulp Fiction his greatest achievement.