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Old August 5 2013, 11:59 PM   #166
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B&R wasn't good (though for the self-mocking romp it is, it isn't horrible either)
No, it was horrible.
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Old August 6 2013, 01:44 AM   #167
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I've always felt that if you look at Batman & Robin as a comedy it kind of works.
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Old August 6 2013, 02:13 AM   #168
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Old August 6 2013, 03:37 AM   #169
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I've always felt that if you look at Batman & Robin as a comedy it kind of works.
That's exactly what it was meant to be -- a campy comedy in the spirit of the Adam West sitcom. Its problem is that it didn't fully commit to that and inserted moments of awkward drama, so that it lacked a consistent tone.
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Old August 6 2013, 04:28 AM   #170
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^ Not to mention an overstuffed , mostly played-straight action finale. It's a mess, to be sure. But then, TDKR is a mess, too, and B&R is shorter. The former has better moments, but, given a choice (and forced to actually watch that choice), I'll take the latter any day. After all, sure, Hathaway looked fantastic, but Uma's vamping was a lot hotter.
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Old August 7 2013, 08:26 PM   #171
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Could Batman be a former Comedian?

http://www.thinkmcflythink.com/movie...or-batman.html
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Old August 8 2013, 04:05 AM   #172
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I'm a fan of Morgan but it doesn't work for me.
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Old August 8 2013, 08:22 AM   #173
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Me either. He might make a good recast for Robert Downey Jr in Iron Man, however.
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Old August 8 2013, 09:38 AM   #174
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He might make a good recast for Robert Downey Jr in Iron Man, however.
I doubt it. Morgan and RDJ are pretty much the same age. Marvel will want to go for someone younger when they recast Stark.
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Old August 8 2013, 10:30 AM   #175
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^Yeah I know. He looks a little less weathered though, IMHO. But in general, it's likely they'll go for a younger man. The days of Sean Connery 'making way for an older man' (as he famously joked about Roger Moore) are long gone.
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