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Subj: Re: Batman Returns is one of my favorite movies. I like this film as much as I like Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy.
Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 at 04:35:26 pm CST (Viewed 283 times)
Reply Subj: Batman Returns is one of my favorite movies. I like this film as much as I like Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy.
Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 at 08:06:36 am CST (Viewed 289 times)
Quote:The difference in style comes from the sensibilities of the two directors and also their main influences :
Quote:- Tim Burton : gothic horror monsters, retrofuture, film noir, Tod Browning , Lon Chaney, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Robert Wiene, ...
Lon Chaney! Interesting...
Quote:- Christopher Nolan : tech noir, hardboiled, thrillers, James Bond, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Michael Mann, A Tale of Two Cities ...
A Tale of Two Cities! Interesting...
Quote:I think that the Smylex commercial in Batman 1989 was a brilliant idea. So was Joker luring the citizens of Gotham to a parade with the promise of free money.
Jack Nicholson's execution of that idea was equally brilliant. Even when I was against the movie for reasons I now find silly, I recognized the genius of Nicholson. Also I've always loved the Prince soundtrack.
Quote:And there are the excellent production designs of Anton Furst (Batman 1989) and Bo Welch (Batman Returns).
Gotham City has never looked cooler than in Burton's films.
Quote:For example, the rendition of the Batmobile by Tim Burton & Anton Furst has become one of the most iconic movie cars ever.
Far and away my favorite Batmobile, even surpassing the 1960s version, which is my second favorite.
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