Wow I did NOT expect The Batman to be THIS good. It is the best Bat-anything since The Dark Knight. I love the focus on the World’s Greatest Detective.
I don’t quite know how this will work since it is outside the DCEU (which might be a good thing). But man, am I glad they made it.
The action was brutally awesome. Gotham looked gritty. The cinematography was breathtaking. And Robert Pattinson is no longer a sparkly vampire in my mind.
The movie is dark. This isn’t quippy and happy Batman. At the same time, it isn’t a rehash of Nolan’s Batman either. It is its own thing. I feel it is larger than Batman. It’s about Gotham and all the mess that exists in it. Batman is just part of the larger Gotham story.
I like how they made The Riddler so disturbing. I always thought he was a joke. I did not recognize Colin Farrell as the Penguin too.
It is really more a mystery movie than a superhero one, and I enjoyed that.
I’m still haunted by that shot of Batman holding the flare. It was like a painting.
I look forward to a follow-up movie.
Warning: Make sure you pee first. It’s a three-hour movie. And go see it in IMAX. Gorgeous.
Wife was doing some culling and packing, and I was reminded of this hifi set. This box is 22 years old. The hifi is gone but the box remains.
The JVC UX-V10GN was a major part of our home in the early days of our marriage. I think I got the mini-compo free by redeeming some points from my credit card or something. Oh, I remember now. I redeemed it with my Shell points saved up from pumping petrol back in the days I had a car.
It was very fancy for its time. The compact disc loaded vertically. Sound was decent too. Auto Reverse cassette deck leh.
The box now holds our winter clothes, which has not seen action for more than 2 years now.
My wife is so gonna scold me for showing the messy bits of our home.