Batman Returns last edited by Cosmic Cube on 11/19/19 03:47PM View full history

Batman Returns is the 1992 Tim Burton-directed sequel to the 1989 hit Batman. Michael Keaton returns as Batman/ Bruce Wayne.

Meet Max Shreck. Gotham City power magnate, in more ways than one. The shining light of Gotham. He sees a bright future for Gotham, and he'll eliminate any obstacle to that end. Including the current Mayor, and possibly Bruce Wayne.

Enter the Penguin, from the sewers, with his Red Triangle Circus Gang. He and Max, working together to scratch each other's backs.

Exit Selina Kyle, an unfortunate casualty in Max's crusade. Inspired by an earlier encounter with the Batman, she reinvents herself as Catwoman.


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Tim Burton continues the franchise with style 0

I absolutely love this movie. Tim Burton was granted full control on this film to make his vision of the Batman mythos and thats what makes this film so great. His takes on Catwoman and Penguin, though very far from the source material, are terrific. The Penguin is turned into a tragic figure who was abandoned by his parents and raised by penguins. Now all he wants is to belong and will do whatever it takes to get it. Catwoman is a mousy secretary thrown from a window by her boss and later adopt...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

the darkest comic book film ever made 0

i love this movie ever since i was a kid because it was batman being a badass kicking the shit outta criminals with all the brilliant action sequences then i watched this film recently as an adult and i didnt realize that they had 3 dimensional characters like catwoman played brilliantly by Michelle Pfeiffer who is basically a pushover all her life until she snaps when max shreck played creepily by christopher walken pushes her out of a 10 story window which had her resurrected by cats literall...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Excellent Burtonized Batman 0

This movie was my childhood, so perhaps I'm a little biased. I really do love the darkness that Burton was able to bring to the franchise, and Danny Elfman's music is so chilling it follows suit. However, there is one thing about this version of the Byronic hero that I don't like. Catwoman. I love Catwoman, and I love Michelle Pfeifer as Catwoman, but there was no acrobatic, kung-fu awesome to back any of her sexiness up. She was all talk. And while she had the talk down, she was just mildly mi...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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