Movie Review: The Batman Comes Through With A Vengenace

The Batman reveals an iteration of Bruce Wayne who is darker than ever but leans on several facets of that darkness.


When director Matt Reeves considered his vision for the Batman movie, he wanted to embrace the idea of ​​Bruce Wayne from the comics. It's clear that The Batman deals more directly with Bruce Wayne's new wealth and superhero status. Matt Reeves wanted to explore how the Batman myth of the DC Comics character could exist in the real world and decided to use the Riddler (Dano) as the main antagonist, noticing parallels between the character and the Zodiac Killer.


As The Batman progresses, viewers learn that as part of the movie's intent to make its hero and villain two sides of the same coin, as the main antagonist The Riddler (Paul Dano) is also an outsider, orphan but unlike Bruce is in extreme poverty. Where the Riddler leads his illustrious Batman, it leaves the hero questioning his vengeance and audiences wondering what he once lusted to see.


Matt Reeves wanted to explore how the Batman myth of the DC Comics character could exist in the real world and decided to use the Riddler (Dano) as the main antagonist, noticing parallels between the character and the Zodiac Killer.



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