Tag Archives: Michael Keaton

Batman Returns (1992)

A masked ball-cum-circus/superhero freak show contained within a Halloween snow globe and wrapped in a black Christmas ribbon. One of the great examples of 90s studio/auteur hubris, which seemed to be a totally misjudged disaster upon release but now looks … Continue reading

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Batman (1989)

You don’t need me to tell you that comic book movies are a dime a dozen at the moment, but none of them look like Tim Burton’s┬áBatman. Overwhelmingly physical in its environs and effects and visually uncomplicated; edited cleanly and … Continue reading

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Spotlight (2015)

Much has already been written about how un-cinematic Spotlight‘s direction is and I agree 100%. Comparisons to All the President’s Men are appropriate as far as subject matter goes but in terms of execution the two really couldn’t be further … Continue reading

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