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Old 11-11-2006, 04:40 PM   #108
Gossip Gerty
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Location: Near ROME, Italy
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Default Re: Was BF a "decent" Batman Film or Not?

Originally Posted by Kevin Roegele
Batman Forever is only superficially colourful. The themes and characters are all dark, they're a bunch of tortured obsessives. I almost feel Schumacher is trying to disguise the darkness of the screenplay with lights on the surface, knowing most people will only take notice of that.

Look at the ending - Nygma wanted to be Bruce Wayne the whole time, and by the end he gets his wish (he believes he is Bruce after sucking his brain waves) - and everything that comes with it, i.e. Batman. Thus he completely loses any sanity and ends up in a shadowy cell in a straight jacket. That's as dark as anything has been in the Batman movies.
I totally agree with you, 100%!

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