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The Batman

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Saw it this afternoon.
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After so many action movies that I thought were too fast-moving, it's interesting to watch one that I think is too slow and ponderous. It's not as bad as I expected it to be, but far from great. That said, I thought all the actors involved were really giving it their all, with a special distinction for Colin Farrell's amazing take on the Penguin. I especially like his last scene, where in contrast to what the mayor is saying about the underworld exploiting the disaster, he just looks more apprehensive about this brave new world that he's inherited than anything else.

I also give the filmmakers points for not showing the Wayne murders yet again, despite their importance to the plot, and for preserving their ambiguity. But I really can't stand that they brought HIM into this already crowded film ...
I'm not fourteen hundred years old! I've been sixteen years old fourteen hundred times, but I'm definitely not fourteen hundred years old! If you can't get that through your skull, I'm divorcing you!
Tsukasa Tsukuyomi, in
Fly Me to the Moon, by Kenjiro Hata
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