Originally Posted by ALP
How is BR NOT a Batman film? It's a Burton film, no doubt, but it is also a Batman film. Never agreed with the whole "BR is not a Batman movie" thing some of you like to throw around. Batman can be portrayed in a billion different ways, BR was but one of them.
That's as stupid as saying "Arkahm Asylum is not a Batman comic, it's a Dave McKean artbook"
The atmosphere; BR has a much more gothic tone as to Burton's other films. '89 Batman just felt like a Batman story from the comics, without the over-the-top goth themes.