The Batman (2022)

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Wrong. :)

I don't see why this has to be MTV-edited action fest. It's the state of the audience I guess.
Not sure anyone said that or intimated that? Pretty sure Stout isn’t your typical “MTV-edited action fest-fan.” It’s a 3 hour movie. That’s longer than The Godfather. This story wasn’t grand or operatic enough to justify that length, IMO.

Also, in rewatching, Batman literally fails at pretty much EVERYTHING in the movie. The more I watch of it, the less I like it.
 

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Did anyone say that or intimate that? Pretty sure Stout isn’t your typical “MTV-edited action fest-fan.” It’s a 3 hour movie. That’s longer than The Godfather. This story wasn’t grand or operatic enough to justify that length, IMO.

Also, in rewatching, Batman literally fails at pretty much EVERYTHING in the movie. The more I watch of it, the less I like it.
Then stop watching it. LOL
 

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No ones really arguing

My favorite part was when Batman figured everything out and saved the day. Super refreshing take on a 60 year old franchise

My second favorite was when the mayor got shot and everyone thought she was dead but then she wasn’t
Crazy thing about this one is that this didn’t really even happen. The entire city got destroyed. Who knows how many people died outside of Gotham Square Garden.
 

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Liked that Batman was kinda more human wearing armor.

Bruce Wayne was awful

Penguin good

Almost everything else really bad. Gotham, the feel, etc all just felt like a rewind of every other Batman.

Hated the batmobile - I mean I hated the freaking batmobile. That says everything.

Too long. And frankly boring.
 

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This Adam West infused The Batman trailer is amazing… and infinitely more entertaining than that 3 hour slog:

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This Adam West infused The Batman trailer is amazing… and infinitely more entertaining than that 3 hour slog:

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The scene where the machine guns are providing the lighting there is the best!
 

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Watched this last night.
I was surprised.

It was good. Actually very interesting.
I really enjoyed the nods back to True Detective comics and the old batman TV series.
It was kinda "Steampunk Noir" in its presentation.

The only real issue I had was with Emo Bruce.


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Catwoman was hot as FU...dge
Pretty much my thoughts exactly. It all worked for me. My 2nd favorite. My biggest issue was by far the portrayal of Bruce. I mean who couldn't guess he is Batman with that portrayal.
 

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Pretty much my thoughts exactly. It all worked for me. My 2nd favorite. My biggest issue was by far the portrayal of Bruce. I mean who couldn't guess he is Batman with that portrayal.

Agreed. A bit baffling that Bruce was able to keep his identity secret. Heck a film though.
 

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This was ok in some parts because I do love me some Batman, but overall, I doubt I would sit through it again.

Bruce Wayne was bad. Fortunately, it was a small amount of that. Catwoman on the other hand, meeeeowww!
 

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Just watched this. What a snooze fest. I mean, I dug the noir/detective vibes but man this movie was slow and a lot longer than it needed to be.
 
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