Archives for July 16, 2012

Batman Begins (2005)

[July 2012 Update: Revisiting my original review of Batman Begins, I remember just how dazzled and awestruck so many of us were by Christopher Nolan's reimagined Batman. He showed us what a superhero movie could do, and how much it could ask us to consider.Then, The Dark Knight raised the bar even higher.But there have been other Nolan films. And the grim, ominous tones—in the storytelling, in the imagery, and in the simple musical motifs—have begun to feel redundant. Inception, for exa … [Read more...]