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POSTED BY Chris Gering ON July 25, 2011 Add Comments
When Tim Burton was tapped for the second Batman film, he spoke with Michael Keaton and they both agreed that they had already discovered everything about Batman, with the first film. The studio persisted, and Tim's itch for Gotham had clearly not left him. And the result is a much darker Batman than even the first film captured.This one broke new ground that most Batman films still have not. This is a unique interpretation that cannot be duplicated. Tim Burton’s visual style…
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POSTED BY Chris Gering ON May 10, 2011 2 Comments
I must have been six years old when Batman: The Animated Series first aired. It immediately had my attention. I’d already seen Tim Burton’s Batman and was eager for more. Burton’s film and the series were my only real exposure to comics and to Batman for a long time after this, and it still surprises me that the series was so good. In the years since it’s left the air, I feel a twinge of sadness. Nothing will ever be made like that again….
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