June 18th, 2005

breaking bad

Batman returns

Just came back from watching Batman. I like Christopher Nolan, and I thought this was good. Some might find it slow, but I thought it made a good stab at the old SF discipline of taking us in roughly plausible steps to where the writer wants us to be. Like with Memento and Insomnia he takes the time and effort for some character development. Good looking men fighting, which I always like, some good actors, and a script that doesn't insult your intelligence. Some good iconic stuff like Arkham Asylum and the Bat Cave. Also, a bit of a reference to A Scanner Darkly, which you will spot if you know the book. I enjoyed it. Perhaps it lost it a bit at the end, or perhaps I was getting tired.