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Old 03-03-2012, 01:05 PM   #177
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Default Re: Batman Begins Best Origin Movie ever ?

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I liked Thor. It takes the superhero origin formula and puts it into a unique environment. I think Spiderman is, by itself, a better film than BB. It really set the paradigm for origin stories in the 21st century.

But if you look at BB as in the first chapter of TDK saga, it makes much more sense has merit by that standard. The themes aren't as deep in Spiderman, but it's engaging, well-cast, and the action is tops. Also, despite a lighthearted atmosphere, it still does have a little substance.
Batman Begins is far superior to Spider-Man, because it has an actual throughline from origin to first adventure, a much stronger plot, much better villain(s), and it does a far better job of exploring its protagonist.

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