Re: What did Christopher Nolan think of the other Batman movies?
Originally Posted by Godzilla2014
Personally, I think that Batman has done in so many different ways stylistically over his 70+ years of history that trying to say "This is THE way to adapt Batman to film" omits a lot great material. I love both Burton's surreal expressionist nightmares and Nolan's grounded, cerebral character studies.
The word "GROUNDED" has become popular to the Nolanites hasn't it. What is grounded about Nolan's approach?
The idea that Nolan's Batman is somehow something closer to reality is laughable.
Every other aspect of these films is pretty realistic, but Batman, his armored suit and his toys are not
Jerry and Joe were gentlemen. Bob Kane was a thief and a glory-hound who was more concerned about profit and prestige. I cannot bring myself to believe the same things about Stan Lee in regards to his two main contributors, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. I'm inclined to believe Stan's version of events as he has usually been very willing to credit his co-conspirators, but the truth is because different versions of credit exists, we will never truly know.