Movie Thoughts: The Batman

Adrien Carver
3 min readMar 8, 2022

So here we are. My generation’s Batman. Batman’s my age now. Crazy. It’ll happen to you too, kids.

The film is dark. Not just in tone and execution, but dark like as in how it’s shot. I had trouble picking things out sometimes. It Broods with a capital B. It plods along at steady pace. Soooo many dramatic pauses, people looking at each other saying nothing, walking slowly, everyone — not just Batman — talking in that low, scratchy, dramatic voice. It seems to mistake all this plodding and darkness for depth.

Adrien Carver

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