In the golden age of comics, two men, named Bob Kane and Bill Finger came up with their own comic book series inspired by Dracula, Zorro, and The Shadow as a response to Superman’s growing popularity, they wrote Detective Comics # 27 featuring a man dressed as a bat who fights crime at night under the name “The Batman.” As each decade went on & on, the character became a global icon along with his sidekick Robin, his arch nemesis The Joker, & many other superheroes from D.C. Comics associated with him like Superman, Wonder Woman, & the superhero team Justice League.
From the 1960’s to the present day, Batman went through changes reflecting the era of comic book ages this includes “Silver Age,” (the space era) “Bronze Age,” (the darker & edgier side) “Modern Age,” (present day inspired by the Bronze Age but in a more realistic atmosphere)
Many actors like Adam West, Michael Keaton, Kevin Conroy, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale, Will Arnett, & Ben Affleck portrayed The Caped Crusader in film, TV, and animation boosting the character’s iconic status for generations similar to James Bond’s growing legacy.
The Batman mythos on the big screen an academy award winning trilogy written & directed by Christopher Nolan (also directed Memento, Insomnia, The Prestige, Inception, Interstellar) which became one of the best film trilogies of all time most notably the late Heath Ledger winning an Oscar for his performance as The Joker.
If you haven’t seen The Dark Knight Trilogy, I strongly recommend it, you’re gonna be very satisfied, it is worth a buy for mega fans of Batman.
And another tip for those who haven’t seen The Lego Movie, it’s also a must see film for kids & families because Batman is in it.
Time to establish what’s good and what’s bad about The Lego Batman Movie, just to see if it’s the best Batman film since The Dark Knight Rises.
By the way this is SPOILER FREE, if you haven’t got a chance to see this particular picture.
Excellent: This film is a parody of Batman portraying him as a man child who refuses to take responsibility as a father figure to Robin.
The story wasn’t boring from beginning, middle, & end.
Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes did fantastic jobs as their characters.
Character development of Batman was written carefully to avoid going into George Clooney’s Batman territory.
If you’re a lifelong Batman fan like me, you’re get a lot of inside jokes related to the previous films, animated 90’s series, video games, etc.
The comedy felt appropriate as a spoof. It has a chunk of well written witty dialogue just like The Lego Movie.
The animation felt organic in a flawless way, didn’t spot any errors.
Non Batman/D.C. characters are in this movie. I won’t give it away if you haven’t seen it.
Action sequences of Batman fighting his enemies never felt this epic since Ben Affleck’s Batman fighting in the warehouse full of thugs.
Flaws: I didn’t spot anything negative in this movie.
Final Verdict: Like its predecessor The Lego Movie, Lego Batman gets an A as in Apex which is the highest rank in my reviews. This is perhaps the best Batman film since Christian Bale in The Dark Knight films.
This movie is a must see film & a possible contenter for movie of the year, but we shall see because this is just the beginning of 2017 to find out which is superior.