I don't get it (Batman Begins)

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  1. spidey255

    spidey255 New Member

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    I seem to be the only one who dislikes this movie. I've tried watching it many times. Nothing in it grabs my attention. Everyone I speak to who loves this film says so many bad things about it, but conclude that it was an amazing movie.

    "His batman voice was stupid, but it was an amazing movie."
    "Katie Holmes sucked, but it was an amazing movie."
    "Scarecrow is a shitty villain, but it was an amazing movie."
    "The first half was a little slow, but it was an amazing movie."
    "Not killing someone but setting a building on fire, killing possibly more people was stupid, but it was still an amazing movie."
    "The scene where he acts like an asshole during the party sucked, but it was an amazing movie."
    "The whole water-toxin-vapor thing didn't really make sense, but it was still an amazing movie."

    Everyone brings up these points, yet they stick to it that it was good. I swear, it feels like I'm in the twilight zone. I like Batman. I just didn't think the movie was that good. And now there's this ridiculous hype over The Dark Knight that even if isn't good, everyone will be too ashamed to admit it because they decided before they even saw it that it would be the most amazing movie ever.
     
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    camrytt Sexual Deviant

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    I had no complaints about the first one.
     
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    spidey255 New Member

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    I never had a problem with Batman until the movie came out. I feel like I could enjoy the Dark Knight if I wasn't so pressured to enjoy it. But I don't even wanna see it now because of all the hype.
     
  4. LBFilmGuy

    LBFilmGuy LOL why u mad tho?

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    The ONLY thing I agree with there is yes sometimes his voice was over dramatic (ala daniel day lewis) but other than that is has amazing all over it.

    Just wait until this Friday :bowdown:
     
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    SS109 3100 FPS OT Supporter

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    I thought Bale has been the best film Batman, but I do agree other parts of the movie are a little weak. Still worth seeing.

    And until Friday, Nicholson has been my favorite Joker.
     
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    You saw the dark knight last friday?

    This is another thing that gets me though. Nicholson was the only Joker until now. You can't choose a favorite if there's only one selection.
     
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    i fell asleep during it :o
     
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    Aside from a few nitpicks, I loved Batman Begins. It had a grittier feel to it, compared to the first few ones (which honestly, I thought were kinda silly) Batman Begins explains how he got all his kit/gear and it makes perfect sense.
     
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    one explanation/interpretation I have seen is that the voice was due to Bruce Wayne overacting/overcompensating when he was first trying to be Batman.

    We could always just have a live action movie with Kevin Conroy dubbing for the voice...:noes:
     
  10. Music Nazi

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    :ugh:
     
  11. Music Nazi

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    I thought the voice while Batman was cool. I got to thinking. If I was in that bad ass suit, acting like a bad ass, kicking ass and being all dark and depressed, I might take on a voice like that, it would come out naturally due to the circumstances.
     
  12. LBFilmGuy

    LBFilmGuy LOL why u mad tho?

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    :rofl: true too
     
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    :werd: im getting to this point
     
  14. Boing

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    Bale's voice isn't nearly as annoying as Snake's in MGS4.
     
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    That's Snake's voice since MGS1. :ugh:
     
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    A lot of critics are saying that The Dark Knight surpasses the hype.

    TDK currently has a 92% on Rottentomatoes.com

    Even if it only had a 70%, the fact that so many critics are tossing around the word "masterpiece" is enough to tell anyone that this will be the best comic book based movie.
     
  17. iwishyouwerebeer

    iwishyouwerebeer you shut your cunt Moderator

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    Tomorrow night. Mignight...I can't freaking wait :noes:

    And I loved Batman Begins :dunno: I think Christian Bale is an excellent Bruce Wayne/Batman. Still love Michael Keaton and the original, but from everything I've heard of The Dark Knight I'm going in excited that it's supposed to be a much harsher, scarier and darker Batman.
     
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    There has been one other Joker and it's from the 1966 Batman that hardly anyone has seen, and even if they have it's too campy to even consider.
     
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    and it's annoying? WTF is so hard to understand about that that? :hsugh:
     
  20. Music Nazi

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    Exactly my point. Nicholson/Ledger aren't the only Jokers.
     
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    I've seen that show, and although it is hilarious to watch, it's not Batman.
     
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    I thought some parts were kind of eh but all in all, it was a fucking amazing movie.
     
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    Yeah, and my point was that the other Joker shouldn't even be considered because no one even knows it exists.
     
  24. t8thgr8

    t8thgr8 evry day im hustlin'

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    i think you just cemented the op's point
     
  25. Maybe

    Maybe Maybe not Maybe fuck yourself

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    Nolan had great respect for the franchise. A lot of people miss out on the fact that the first half was an ode to the pure gothic traditions.

    In all, I'm sure people were just ecstatic that they now had a superhero movie that in essence didn't suck.
     

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