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Batman Begins

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by SuperDuck, Jun 16, 2005.

  1. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Holy. Crap.

    Now that's what a Batman movie is supposed to be. The writing? Awesome. The acting? Superb. The story? Outstanding.

    The only thing that could come close to a complaint is that there was a whole lot crammed into this 2+ hour movie - it easily could have been two movies and fleshed out a bit.

    Scarecrow was amazing - not only the actor that played him, but also the effects of his scheme. There is some freaky stuff going on in this movie.

    I used to think that Tim Burton got it right the first time, but this movie makes that movie look like the Adam West Batman movie. No Prince in this movie, just awesomeness. No campiness, no terrible villain dialogue, no bat-nipples.

    Christian Bale is my new favorite Batman. He puts all the others to shame. He makes even Michael Keaton look like a bum.

    In case you couldn't tell, I liked it. ;) Run, don't walk, and go see it today.
  2. Razor


    Sep 22, 2002
    That's saying quite a bit..... Keaton was awesome, and my fav Batman of all in the movie series...although I spoke to a freind of mine last night who said Batman Begins was amazing...and probably the best one yet. I'm going to go see it today and see if you guys are right.
  3. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I've always like Bale...ever since his incredible performance as a child in Empire of the Sun.

    brad cook
  4. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    American Psycho won me over!
  5. Gia


    Feb 28, 2001
    soooo good!
    granted i did fall asleep 15 mintues before the end, but it was a 1am showing!
  6. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I wasn't a big fan of the writing/dialog/story all that much, but I enjoyed everything else about it.
  7. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    I'm pretty stoked to see it. I hated Batman Returns with passion. It sucked.

    Hopefully I'll dig the new one.
  8. Mike Money

    Mike Money In Memoriam

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Keaton SUCKED as batman.
  9. cgworkman


    May 14, 2004

    I saw it last night...and...I agree.

    9.75 stars out of 10.
  10. You've got it all wrong. Keaton sucked in everything BUT Batman.

  11. Mark Gollihur

    Mark Gollihur Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 19, 2000
    Mullica Hill, NJ
    Owner/President, Gollihur Music LLC

    What, you didn't like him in "Multiplicity?" :bag:

    Keaton was so-so in the suit, excellent as Bruce Wayne, IMHO.

    I'm looking forward to seeing this new one. I have a feeling that it's not only what every Batman movie should have been, it's what most SUPERHERO movies should have been.

  12. +1

    Though I didn't care that much for the FX or camera work either


  13. How was the music? Hans Zimmer is awesome. He has exclusively sampled the London Symphony Orchestra. It'll be a happy day [for me] if I get a hold of his computer. :p
  14. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    Best of all the Batman movies, imo. :hyper:
  15. Razor


    Sep 22, 2002
    I enjoyed it very much. It definately runs a close race with the 1st Batman in my book. Bale did an outstanding job...as well as having a stellar group of actors/actresses to work with.

    I was impressed.
  16. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Highly recommended. This movie is a great and scary thriller that just coincidentally happens to be a "Batman" movie.

    The music's something of a nonentity if you're looking for a trumpety superhero theme, but it's f**king awesome as straight soundtrack music. The best use of the music is when Bale's standing in the middle of the newly discovered Batcave being swarmed by bats. Gave me chills.
  17. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Great. I liked the first one, then watched them progressively suck harder with each new release. I'll go check it out.
  18. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Too bad Batman's not a superhero. He's smart, really fit, a great fighter, and rich as sin, but there's nothing "super" about him.

    Definitely looking forward to the movie, though!
  19. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Batman begins does make me wish that this was the first batman movie and we had 3 more to look forward to that would be of equal or greater quality.
  20. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    well, if it rakes in the cash, which i am sure it will, then it'll just be begging for sequels.

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