Batman's fighting style - new Batman, what should his fighting style be like ?

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  1. TheFlamingCoco

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    ^ He'd probably bash them over the head with his suitcase. That'd be fun to watch :)
     
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  2. John-An

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    some martial arts... style of yanclo bandam... what do you think? I'd like to see smth similar...
     
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  3. Bren

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    I want him to make fists and hit bad people with them.
     
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    One batarang into someones hand as they go to push the wrong button/trigger.
    Woefully underused in TDK trilogy. I mean, the street lamp, really?
     
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    Nice ! as long as it wasn't played for complete comedy, could definitely
    work. Bale did a few moves as Bruce during the Joker-party-crash scene,
    but a more extended version of the same idea has a lot of merit, and might help make Batfleck more credible as the Dark Knight.

    cheers.
     
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  6. Batmannerism

    Batmannerism Super-unknown

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    YES! Totally spot on ! Why the F would he go to the trouble of
    hand-grinding all those batarang/throwing-blades and then never
    use them !

    Shuriken aren't really deadly (unless you dipped them in poison) and then
    might risk cutting and poisoning yourself, they're painful distractions
    - so not much chance of Bats accidentally killing someone with him.
    It's almost as if Nolan forgot about them (and I'm not one to criticise
    Nolan.....all hail Nolan).

    Miller's DKR threw batarangs like a boss, with that classic "thunk" sound.
    Let's hope Snyder picks up on that.

    You can see it, Batman's taken out about six thugs, striking from the shadows, one by one. The last thug runs, is trapped against a dead end,
    looks around wide-eyed in terror then pulls out a .45, and starts shooting into the darkness. Suddenly, "thunk" a razor sharp batarang protrudes from the back of his hand and the pistol clatters to the ground.

    Quick, get Snyder on the phone, he owes you a writing credit dude !

    cheers.
     
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  7. TheFlamingCoco

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    ^ He did FINALLY use tranquilizer Batarangs in TDKR. But that's too little, too late. I want the Batarangs to be like Indy's whip in the first scene in Raiders :D
     
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    All good. :up:
     
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  9. Batmannerism

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    Too right ! definitely too little, too late!
    (check out the HISHE youtube clip for TDKR, he really
    should have zapped Bane with a couple and then....problem solved).

    Nice Indiana Jones Analogy, that would be extremely cool. Thug pulls
    gun and ....."thunk"

    cheers.
     
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  10. D.P.

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    Speaking of comic book accurate Batarangs...

    [YT]UzaMDp3dgJc[/YT]

    [YT]kIVIDgpOOFk[/YT]

    You know, the more and more you research the real life counterparts of what Batman does in terms of fighting, training, and techniques, you almost gain a new sense of respect and wonder for the character.

    I think it's because you slowly realize that all of these things can be done by a real person if they completely dedicated themselves to it 100%. That's really what makes Batman great.
     
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  11. Batmannerism

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    That's awesome ! Now I'll be pissed if Snyder doesn't use similar batarangs in the movie. They could bring that guy on as "batarang stunt coordinator."

    Great post !.
     
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  12. TheFlamingCoco

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    Wow, that Seol guy's using returning 'rangs in a weapon-like manner. Don't tell the Australians that :D
     
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    Man, seeing vids like that, I'm even more annoyed that the Movies never showed how skilled Batman actually is.
     
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    Thanks.

    My favorite part by far is when he threw both of the 'rangs at once accurately. That's pure Batman right there.
     
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    I forgot how bad the Batman writers are now:

    [​IMG]

    'Tec used to be a flagship title, but has lines like these.
     
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    I never used to miss an ish of Detective when I was in High School but now I don't remember the last time I read it. Probably around War Games. These days the only Batman I'm reading is the main title and what was Batman and Robin but is now Batman and Whoever.
     
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  17. Batmannerism

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    Too right dude ! That is straight up Batman !

    That's one of those moments where two thugs have drawn
    their guns on Bats, and he takes them both out with 'rangs
    , followed up with a "Who is this guy ?" as a thug stares
    painfully at the blade protruding from his hand.
    "I'm Batman."

    Somebody get Snyder and Goyer on the Bat-phone.
     
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  18. Llama_Shepherd

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    I don't know if you read it, but I'll have to recommend Batman Inc Vol .2 (provided you read the rest of the run) it was the last bright spark and farewell to all the great Batman stories.

    It looks like we're headed back to the ******* characterisation of Batman that plagued the late 80's to early 00's.
     
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  19. D.P.

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    Preach!

    I half expected this after that line:

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  20. Batmannerism

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    LOL ! That's terrific ! The one actor who could never play Batman (unless they were re-making the 1960's show). Nice, very nice.

    I suppose writers have trouble making Batman essentially dark, but still readable. Dark comedy can be very effective, but it's very hard to pull off.
    Bad puns probably aren't quite going to cut it with today's audience.

    Having both praised and slagged off Frank Miller in a different thread, I thought his Batman in DKR managed to get it just right (unlike his subsequent Batman iterations in TDKSA and ASBMAR, not sure if I used the right acronym there.)

    Anyway, Batman in DKR was obsessive, tough and a little bit mean (at times) but also very human. Sadly, that all got lost in Miller's later work.

    Anyway, back to the core business of this thread....Batman's ass-kicking prowess. What sort of other weapons should the Dark Knight be packing,
    now that we've established that Batarangs are a must ?

    Smoke /flash bombs (hopefully a bit less ineffectual than the thing he threw at Bane), for distraction perhaps - because Batman likes to get up-close and personal.

    I approved of Batman's weaponry, under Nolan's direction (sticky-bomb launcher, forearm blades, and the grapple gun), but what are some more interesting ways for him to USE all those wonderful toys ?
     
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    LOL ! Very nice, that second clip makes even the fight scenes
    from the old Batman TV show look like the Raid:Redemption.

    I agree with your Neal Adams reference. Once upon a time I had
    a Neal Adams' Xmen issue, and a buddy of mine used to collect the
    independent stuff Adams did (Megalith and Armour I think) for
    Continuity comics. Have to say, his art did really leap off the page at
    you.
    I assume you're referring to Adams' work on Batman, which to be honest
    I haven't seen a lot of, but I know enough about Adams' other work
    to imagine it was pretty good.

    Personally, I quite liked the recent Batman artwork/story around the
    "City of Owls" storyline.

    Thanks for the clips ! :)

    My favourite ever fight scene from any movie, is this one. True it isn't the bloodiest, or the most brutal, or the flashiest, but it has a mixture of
    technique, viciousness and frenzy, that 's hard to beat. I liked the Raid,
    but found it a bit stylized, even Snyder's work on Watchmen, was a bit
    too stylistic for my taste. But this scene has two skilful combatants
    squaring off in a frantic, no-holds barred fight to the death. My pick for
    Batman's fighting style is.....


    [YT] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLt7lXDCHQ0 [/YT]

    .....this !
     
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    ...this !

    Yes, it's very anti-climactic when you put a big explanation into a video
    you want to post, and then stuff up the link.

    It happens::wow:
     
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