I think it's easy to forget that the original live series intended to be over the top campy...
I have to believe that one day people will look back at todays film and make fun of how dark, moody and angsty we made everything...
Finally, I feel like Ican say that I hated the Nolan movies. Between all the pointless angst and super DARK and EDGY EVERYTHING!, being more than two hours long for NO FUCKING REASON LET'S JUST CRAM AS MUCH SHIT INTO THESE FUCKERS AS WE CAN, and Bale's Batman voice, I just couldn't ever get into them.
I'm guessing that the whole "public hero" thing was also a holdover from comics like The Spirit and Dick Tracy, as Batman was largely seen as a detective. Criminals were just bank robbers and kidnappers, not psychos that threatened lives all that much.
It's one of the many things about Batman that's harder to swallow in this day and age, too: If he goes out on patrol every night, even with a ton of secret entrances and exits to the Batcave all over Gotham, someone would eventually find where he hangs out and who he is, probably inside of three months.
As far as I know, it's still canon that the JLA has teleportation tech. Why doesn't he just use that to get around, or at least to put his car/boat/plane away when he's done?
Arkham City is based on the comics. Batman is referred to as the world's greatest detective. I found him a lot more likeable than the current movie franchise.
Holy brain hemorrhage, Batman! Satisfying to see 60's Robin get smacked.
Yes, fuck that needle-voiced shit. I never got his deal with dressing up so the bad guys can see him at night.
Didn't Batman give him the costume? Robin the Boy Decoy.
Robin was Batman's revenge for Bruce Wayne having to adopt a goddamn kid in an attempt to improve his image, after some douche posted cellphone-camera footage of him running over a bunch of hookers while driving drunk.
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Andy Dick tag.
This is about the only way a modern Batman movie could be even vaguely watchable.
What the shit? Why the fuck is his name Robin? What the fucking fuck does that even mean? Are you trying to tell me he's going to be Batman's sidekick? What the shitting shit would that even mean? Is he going to dress up as a Dick and interrupt crimes and tell them about how he'd totally kick their asses if Batman were also there?
I know what you're trying to say, movie but you're dumb as shit.
The first one makes some sense, but who says "flew like a robin" in reference to gymnastics? Robins aren't known for being more graceful than any other bird.
Really the whole movie made remarkably little sense, even for superhero movies. Like with Inception, Nolan likes complex plots with twists, but doesn't care much if it can withstand even basic questioning as to how characters do things and why.
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