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Blue Jay

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stupid baby

Subj: Re: Begins was better than Phantasm! The Dark Knight will be the best!
Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 07:23:32 pm EDT
Reply Subj: well, myslef, my wife and my brothers CANNOT wait! ( nt )
Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 at 10:39:21 pm EDT

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> I'm seen a lot of good reviews for the movie, but it hasn't increased by desire to see it. I saw the first one in the theatre and rewatched it last week at home. Sure, it's gritty, dark and "realistic" -- but I also found it heavy, depressing and gloomy.
> Like my comics, I like my comic book movies to be bright, light and leave me with a feeling of hope and optimism. Make no mistake, I don't want rainbow-colored camp like "Batman and Robin." But for my money, "Batman Begins" was too much realism.
> There's got to -- no, there is a medium between the leather-clad nipple-protruding, technicolor goth candyland of the Burton/Schumacher films and the dank, depressing gloomfest of "Batman Begins." Filmmakers have just yet to find it.
> I can see why people enjoyed "Batman Begins." But that doesn't mean I have to. :-/

The Mask of Phantasm was a great film, but it really had no villain and Joker wasn't at all how he is in the comics.

Batman Begins was so great, it became the standard for superhero films.

Whether people like or not, it is the definitive Batman film and a film that trascends the genre.

The Dark Knight is being called a masterpiece and as Heath Ledger supposedly gives the first true portrayal of the Joker ever, I wouldn't be surprised if it is a masterpiece.

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