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The Batman

Well, I guess I just don't get it. I've never been the biggest fan of comic book films but I did always find The Dark Knight , TDK Rises & The Joker fairly compelling special films. But this one just missed the mark for me. I think the greatest benifit to marvel films is that they don't take themselves too seriously, I get it that's not the vibe DC was going for here, but in this case makes it extremely difficult for me to connect.

When I heard that Pattison would be the new batman I was actually excited. He was great in The Lighthouse. In no way was his range shown in this one. I get it, batman is supposed to be a sulky loner detective. But was there a single compelling moment in this three hours drag? Seriously at what moment as Wayne or Batman was he in the least bit captivating?

Production value as expected was great, the action sequences were intense enough for how bland the actual story line is. I did prefer the latter half when it was more of a detective chase, but even through it somehow just falls flat and too comic-booky, did anyone really get invested about the Riddler hints?

Maybe I'm just being a party pooper

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