Jump to content
Forums forums
PRIMETIMER
MarkHB

The Batman (2022)

Recommended Posts

53 minutes ago, Sakura12 said:

In the animated series his iconic line is "I am vengeance, I am the night, I am Batman"

So I'm hoping for that line by the end of the movie. 

I want to see "I am the terror that flaps in the night!"

Share this post


Link to post

Looks like Batman was dropped into the Se7en universe.

I'm told this is Year Two Batman, so Bruce is in his early 20's.

Like the trailer music, sounds like Nirvana.

Still not sold on Pattinson, but that beat down made me do a double take.

Share this post


Link to post
32 minutes ago, MrsRafaelBarba said:

Looks like Batman was dropped into the Se7en universe.

I'm told this is Year Two Batman, so Bruce is in his early 20's.

Like the trailer music, sounds like Nirvana.

Still not sold on Pattinson, but that beat down made me do a double take.

Yes, it's Nirvan's Something in the Way.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post

Back in the Nolan days, I always said I wanted a Riddler story done with a Se7en aesthetic.  But at the same time, I’m currently a bit burned out on gritty Batman.  I’ll have to see where things are at next year- if we do actually get some detective stuff I think I’ll be happy- if it’s just more pulping goons then maybe not?

Share this post


Link to post

I don't understand how this could happen three days into filming unless they did not make everyone quarantine for two weeks ahead of time. Are they not making everyone stay in a "bubble" to resume filming? Doesn't sound like it, in which case this shit is going to happen. Totally irresponsible.

Share this post


Link to post
1 hour ago, ruby24 said:

I don't understand how this could happen three days into filming unless they did not make everyone quarantine for two weeks ahead of time. Are they not making everyone stay in a "bubble" to resume filming? Doesn't sound like it, in which case this shit is going to happen. Totally irresponsible.

There are studies that suggest the COVID incubation period can be longer than 14 days. A 2 week quarantine should be enough in most cases but there’s always a risk that someone could still developed symptoms. 

Also The Batman was filming in the UK so Patton wouldn’t need to quarantine because he lives in the UK. They may have relied on testing which isn’t all that reliable in the earlier stages of the disease.  

Share this post


Link to post

I have to admire Ann Sarnoff, the new head of WB; she's been out in front and all over the place on this. Get well soon RPat.

Share this post


Link to post

9 hours ago, Trini said:

Some set pics are out, if anyone is interested: http://www.justjared.com/2020/10/12/colin-farrell-looks-unrecognizable-as-the-penguin-on-batman-set-with-robert-pattinson-zoe-kravitz/

 

I don't understand hiring Colin Farrell and then making him look like a completely different human. But good job on this Oscar bid by the makeup department.

Makeup, prosthetics, and a fat suit does wonders.

Edited by Robert Lynch

Share this post


Link to post

Interview with Jayme Lawson; she talks a bit about auditioning for The Batman, and what it's like being a relatively new actor in a major film. The author/interviewer seems to think that one of her answers "confirms" that 'Bella Real' is a new original character, and not one based on the comics.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post

I've been wanting a better version of the Riddler ever since Jim Carrey played him.  This doesn't appear to be it unfortunately, but I'll give it a chance. 

By the way, I like Jim Carrey, I just didn't care for his Riddler.

Share this post


Link to post

Old news, but just to note it here: Filming wrapped last month:

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post

TV spot; same clips as the first trailer, but one new line of dialogue at the end:

 

Also from Matt Reeves:

 

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post

It had the opposite effect on me.  I'm attempting an open mind, but while I do like my Batman brooding, I was really hoping for one who didn't decide to talk like he'd gargled with gravel.

Share this post


Link to post

That was a good trailer, but very silly.

It looks like they are going for a more fantastical aesthetic and tone.

Most interested in Zoë.  Not a fan of a brooding Batman or emo Wayne.

Looks like some kind of Riddler/Hush mashup maybe?

I really could have done without Alfred in this movie.

I still dig the score.

Share this post


Link to post
7 minutes ago, Tenshinhan said:

Looks like some kind of Riddler/Hush mashup maybe?

Funny you say that since

Spoiler

the animated adaptation of Hush changed it so Riddler was the Big Bad all along. 

Tom King pointed out that a couple of the images from the trailer reminded him of Clay Mann's art and that makes me happy. My favorite Bat artist is Jim Lee but Clay's work on Batman/Catwoman has been stunning so I'm thrilled he's getting a shout out.

Share this post


Link to post

My verdict: great! The look, the acting, the action, the costumes, the score and the direction are all on point. This might be the movie that I'll risk going back to the theater for. 

 Between Marvel and DC, it looks like Jeffrey Wright and Andy Serkis are making big money moves lately and I'm here for it! 🤑

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post

The trailer makes it seem like the villains will be more interesting than Batman.  Which, I guess is a return to the 90s films? Also, I've never been impressed by Robert Pattinson.  My feelings could change, but ambivalent indifference is where I am. 

Share this post


Link to post

I was skeptical that they could do a new take on Batman, but this does look different. (At least from previous live-action versions.) And it looks like Selina and BatCat might actually have some substance? I'm in!

Share this post


Link to post

This is very much a 21st century Batman film, by the looks of it. That is to say, the trailer seems to reflect the world of the post-2000 comic books, whereas the Nolan films were firmly rooted in the 20th century.

Also this trailer gives off a very "youthful" vibe, but I guess that was the energy that they were aiming for with the film.  Probably hoping that adolescents will respond well to it.

Edited by Tenshinhan

Share this post


Link to post

I like the more raw take on Batman. He's new to this and is just angry at this point in his life. I'm interested to see where it goes. I just hope it's not just a lot of cool visuals that DC movies seem to rely on over story and character development. 

I'll give Robert Pattison a chance to see what he does with the character. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Customize font-size