Re: Batman Begins is the greatest Batman Film to me.
This entiretrilogy is the best Batman films to me, and I certainly admit that I grew up a lot watching these, following these films, and some of the narrative-beats have come to really shape some strong opinions I've come to hold. I know it may sound silly since it is, after all, just a movie, but you know how some films can really make you connect right? Well, these films worked like that for me. And especially Batman Begins since it's so much a part of Bruce's origin and how he starts off - it's that point where you know this is what changes you. I saw this when I was 15, and I don't think I've ever stopped seeing it since.
It did what many good books have done, what some of those original graphic novels did as well. It raised questions. You never expect that from a superhero movie.
THE JUSTICE BULLETIN published some of my thematic analysis on the symbolism in Nolan's superhero saga.
I call it Heroic Archetypes
. You can read the parts on Batman Begins
in the following links:
; pt 2
; pt 3
; pt 4
; pt 5
; pt 6
; pt 7