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Old 05-09-2010, 06:03 PM   #114
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Default Re: Where does Iron Man 2 stand among other superhero sequels?

Originally Posted by Tony Stark View Post
I have to agree with you on batman choice in the Nolan movies. I've liked Christian Bale in somethings, and actually his Bruce Wayne performance is OK, but his Batman is just beyond rediculous.

Honest question for anyone, does Bale's batman voice provoke fear or laughter in you? For me it's definitely the latter, and it almost makes the movies unwatchable.
Sometimes it's ok, sometimes it's not. The idea makes sense, but the execution was flawed. The real pity is that it's allowed detractors to overlook what is, for the most part, an underrated performance. The emotional conflicts Bale's Batman has to go through are far more interesting to me than 90% of other superheroes and I think Bale handled them well, but of course many people just think of 'the voice' and that's it, screw the rest. The stupid thing is that Batman only talks for, what, 0.05% of the movie.

Either way, Nolan and Bale will be aware of it and tone it down next time.

- Dear Chris, please edit TDKR to include longer shots than you normally have.

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