The holidays are upon us. That means shopping for presents, gathering with family, and sharing arguments on what is or isn’t a Christmas movie. There is one film that comes up time and time again about whether or not it is a Christmas movie and that film is Batman Returns.
Were you expecting another great action film that people claim is or isn’t a Christmas movie? Jokes aside, Batman Returns takes place during the holiday season. There is plenty of decoration around Gotham City along with the citizens doing their holiday shopping. An entire sequence involves henchmen appearing out of a giant wrapped present.
But what does make a holiday movie? Is it the time of the year the film is set or when it is released? Is it the abundance of set decorations that transport you to that certain time of the year?
Join Dustin, Adil, and Scott as they discuss Batman Returns. What were some of our favorite moments from the film? What were some things that we wish weren’t included? What was the lasting impact of the film? And what about Batman Returns made parents so mad that McDonald’s changed their Happy Meal tie-ins going forward?
Find out now as we ask the die-hard question that everyone wants to know.; is Batman Returns a Christmas movie?
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