The Batman Review - Riddle Me This

One thing can be said for certain: Batman has been in a lot of movies, and live action turns for The Dark Knight are in no danger of slowing down or ceasing to be. Something about ol' Bruce Wayne and his crime fighting alter ego will always bring audiences back for more, no matter how many reboots and recastings he undergoes. This puts directors in the unique place of trying to tap untouched parts of decades-old source material for new twists and takes to make their vision unique--something that The Batman director Matt Reeves was eager to attempt with his self-proclaimed detective-focused, noir inspired look at the world's most popular superhero.Unfortunately for Reeves, however, The Batman only succeeds as a story a little less than half of the time--which, given it's staggering three hour runtime, is certainly still an achievement, but leaves some things to be desired nonetheless.Continue Reading at GameSpot

The Batman Review - Riddle Me This

One thing can be said for certain: Batman has been in a lot of movies, and live action turns for The Dark Knight are in no danger of slowing down or ceasing to be. Something about ol' Bruce Wayne and his crime fighting alter ego will always bring audiences back for more, no matter how many reboots and recastings he undergoes. This puts directors in the unique place of trying to tap untouched parts of decades-old source material for new twists and takes to make their vision unique--something that The Batman director Matt Reeves was eager to attempt with his self-proclaimed detective-focused, noir inspired look at the world's most popular superhero.

Unfortunately for Reeves, however, The Batman only succeeds as a story a little less than half of the time--which, given it's staggering three hour runtime, is certainly still an achievement, but leaves some things to be desired nonetheless.

Continue Reading at GameSpot