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The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, computer-genius and former employee of millionaire Bruce Wayne, is out to get the philanthropist; as The Riddler. Former circus acrobat Dick Grayson, his family killed by Two-Face, becomes Wayne's ward and Batman's new partner Robin.
Looks like I'm in the minority when it comes to this film. I actually really enjoyed Batman Forever. Sure it's over the top, silly, and has no real substance. But I had a surprisingly good time watching it. I enjoyed the heck out of Jim Carrey as The Riddler and Tommy Lee Jones as Two-Face; even though they were both cheesy. However, I can totally understand why someone would not like this film.
"Does anyone else feel like a fried egg?"
sublimely tacky, but there's very little here that doesn't have precedent in Burton's installments, and it's inarguably just as technically polished, as if the old TV show had, like, $18,000 papier-mâché rocks and state-of-the-art miniature work. i'm no longer able to see this as intrinsically awful, even if i don't particularly care for Schumacher's approach (also i think a lot of the supposedly legendary awfulness is some ugly "no homo" bullshit).
if they ever put Schwarzenegger in something like this, i might never stop laughing.
"Was that over the top? I can never tell."
Batman Forever is more of an extension of Burton's two Gothic tragedy pieces than many realize, both in their joyous, external depictions of internally traumatized villains and in the continuous back and forth progression of campy banter. Schumacher, while hired to veer the series back into kid-friendly territory, also understood that after Batman Returns, an eerie, haunting exploration of various wounds and fetishes, nothing could top it. Instead director Schumacher and Michael Keaton replacement Val Kilmer shake an already strange depiction of Gotham City and infuse neon sights, homoerotic overtones, and an icy pitch-black layer of overblown goofiness to mix with Burton's original character foundation.
It is in many aspects…
An almost-offensive step backward from Tim Burton's excellent "Batman" and "Batman Returns," Joel Schumacher's "Batman Forever" expunges the franchise's authentic darkness, weight, and soul in exchange for neon colors, overwrought silliness, and superficial spectacle. Reducing Bob Kane's cape and cowl wearing crime fighter and his shadow-concealed heroism to a plastic, studio-scrubbed superhero works in terms of building a crowd-pleasing antidote to Burton's elegant esoterica, but it does not create anything with depth or resonance. Still, Schumacher's film is committed to its new direction and is able to entertain despite its frustrating emptiness.
Beginning with winky one-liners and scenery-chewing characters, "Batman Forever" instantly begins down a new tonal path. It is, once again, an operatic superhero outing, but the narrative eschews…
Riddle me this: How can such a formidable movie like Batman Returns be followed by such a piece of overacted crap? Whilst I recognize that Joel Schumacher's Batman films are low hanging fruit when it comes to mockery, I must say Batman Forever fully deserves it. Let's break down its inherent shittiness by spotlighting the awfully characterized parade of over-the-top idiots Schumacher tortures the audience with in order to highlight what I hated most about this film (Hint: Its the characters, I'm not the fucking Riddler)
*Speaking of him, let's start with the aforementioned Riddler (sigh). Granted the Riddler is a problematic character. His shtick of leaving hints in form of riddles is…
Much like everyone has their own James Bond movie, the one they fondly remember from childhood, most people roughly 30 & under doubtless have their own Batman movie and, without question, Batman Forever was mine. After at least a decade since last watching this, I was immediately transported back to the 13 year old callow youth mesmerised in the cinema as Elliot Goldenthal's rousing Bat-theme blasted in as the names of Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones et al raced at us across the screen in typically overblown theatrical fashion, in many ways setting the tone for everything that follows. I loved Batman Forever when I was 13. Do I love it now? Maybe a little. Do I think Joel Schumacher made…
"I was really looking forward to working with Tommy because he was a fantastic actor, and he still is. I love him. I mean, he's amazing. But he was a little crusty…I think he was just a little freaked out because Dumb and Dumber had come out on the same weekend as Cobb, and Cobb was his big swing for the fences—pardon the pun. And that didn't work out, and it freaked him out. I think it made him—I walked into a restaurant the night before our big scene in the Riddler's lair and the maître d' said, 'You're working with Tommy Lee Jones, aren't you?' I said, 'I am.' He said, 'He's in the back corner.' I said, 'Oh,…
I'm of two minds about this movie.
7 year old me would've given this 5 stars y'all
waterfronts and warehouses. Banks and bats. Diamond heists and dutch angles. knowledge and duality. Kilmer and Kidman. The batmobile roaring through the byzantine maze of Gothams streets, backstreets, bridges, buildings, towering Gods of statue and prosperity, carrying the city of sin and hope on their backs. Neon garish lighting from vacancy signs and tommy guns, theres always room for one more criminal but WHO will stop it?
Batman Forever helps me to no end. Its pure comfort. If i feel terrible or heinous or alone, BF is always there for me. Reminding me of my childhood and my adulthood at once. Its like a favourite album that, not you grew up with, but grew up TOGETHER. Younger me loved Robin…
Why did I watch this, again? I think it was for Jim Carrey, which is weird because I don't like Jim Carrey. BUT his performance did shine through and I kinda enjoyed the film for it. Watch it if you're bored and wouldn't mind staying kinda bored.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Chase Meridian??! It sounds like the name of a bank or something
Always blondies, of course...
That car. Chicks love it.
”I want to tell you something. Something I've never told anyone... I'm..”
*seriously, man, you told that EVERY girl!
Riddler. No. Not the car! Why? :(
The extra star is for The Flying Graysons and the soundtrack.
Una locura visual, pero no de las buenas, la llegada de Joel Schumacher al universo de Batman cambió la complejidad del personaje por los juguetes de la cajita feliz. Probablemente la idea de juntar a dos villanos sonaba bien en el papel y de seguro que auguraba buenos dividendos para los ejecutivos que sólo piensan en dinero, pero en la historia no da resultado. Kilmer no es un mal Batman, pero la película le falla al tratar de hacer demasiadas cosas a la vez. Al menos tiene a Nicole Kidman.
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