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Batman Begins

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Baloo, May 26, 2006.

  1. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I keep seeing references... is that little kid really supposed to be Dick Grayson or is everybody guessing?
  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    It's just a guess, but there's no reason for him to be in there, otherwise.
  3. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    Pretty impressive that Christian Bale was the kid in Empire of the Sun, playing a British youngster stuck in a Japanese prison camp.
  4. tyler durden 71351

    tyler durden 71351 Active Member

    He's a very good actor. He's got a kind of dark, twisted streak in him, which is perfect if you're playing Batman.
    Triva note: Christian Bale's stepmother is Gloria Steinem
  5. CitizenTino

    CitizenTino Active Member

    Worked pretty well for him in "American Psycho" too.
  6. Baloo

    Baloo Member

    i didn't for a second make that connection with the young boy in the movie, but then i know v. little batman lore. But I really hope it wasn't foreshadowing - a) I like bale as Batman, no need to add a sidekick in the next movie and involve someone else, and b) I still have nightmares from the "batman& Robin" movie because of its epic crapiness. Bad acting, stupid script - just, horrible. So I say no to Robin, even in the hands of the people who brought us BB.

    Bale was also really good as a bad guy in Shaft. Haven't seen the Machinist yet, but I want to.
  7. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    The first 45 minutes is worthless, and Holmes was, is, and will be a joke . . . but more than OK, otherwise . . .
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    I think the appearance of Robin won't happen until late in the third movie. And he won't be a smart-aleck wise-ass.
  9. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    We need a film adaptation of Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns. No half-assed attempts anymore. Give us the real thing.
  10. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    I think "Begins" was pretty close.

    Some of the really long, long-term spoiler/spec reports say that Warner Bros./DC intends both the Batman and Superman series to culminate in the third film of each series, in 2011-2013, based on the fundamental conflict between the philosophy of each character (Batman/brooding vigilante, Superman/establishment father figure), which was basically the plotline of "Dark Knight."
  11. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    And those films will be overshadowed by "X-6: X-Men Entangled in Hugh Jackman's Claws."

    And then the terrorists will have won.
  12. kokane_muthashed

    kokane_muthashed Active Member

    Isn't Batman like 50 or 60 years old in DKR?
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