If you haven’t seen Batman Begins yet then what are you waiting for? Go! Go now! It’s o.k. I’ll be here when you get back. . . .
If you’re not wanting to see the new Batman because of the crummy review in the Courier Journal, don’t let that stop you. Who ever reviewed it must have been having a bad day, because I loved it and so has everyone else I know who has seen it.
This Batman film is not the prequel to the other Batman films. Instead it is the first of a new series of Batman films that share no relations to the Tim Burton or (shudder*) Joel Shumacher’s Batman films. And with such DC comic disappointments like 1997’s Batman & Robin and last years Catwoman still fresh in our memories is there a chance a new Batman franchise could turn things around? The answer is YES, because Batman Begins does everything right in the eyes of a Batman fan.
It’s Dark, action packed, not for children, and there are NO rubber Bat-nipples. And when I say dark I mean DARK. This film’s comic inspiration is the Frank Miller’s Batman, and if you are unfamiliar with Frank Miller he did the
The sequel that is hinted at in the end of the movie made grab Sarah’s arm (very tightly) and bounce up and down in the movie theater (just wait till you see who the next villain will be). As commented in SFX magazine, director Christopher Nolan has signed up to do at least two more films based on how well Batman Begins does.
So go now, see it. Alfred commands you!
*corrected spelling, thanks Liz