Batman

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The Guide #25: From Gotham to Zion – which is the best fictional city?
In this week’s newsletter: Batman’s home has taken many shapes over the decades – but it’s never felt like somewhere you’d want to settle down

Alex Mistlin

11, Mar, 2022 @11:43 AM

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The Batman: Robert Pattinson’s voice, the Riddler’s brutality, Gotham’s makeover – discuss with spoilers
What is it about director Matt Reeves’ superhero that still appeals to us after so many remakes?

Ben Child

08, Mar, 2022 @9:06 AM

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The Batman review – Robert Pattinson’s brooding caped crusader has a lot on his mind
Pattinson is appealingly conflicted, and Zoë Kravitz’s Catwoman adds bite, but Matt Reeves’s noirish reboot underwhelms

Simran Hans

05, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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What links The Batman to High Fidelity and The Satanic Verses?
From Robert Pattinson to an indie record store and a New York super publisher, we steer the Batmobile down the rabbit hole

Larry Ryan

05, Mar, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Kapow! Our writers pick their favorite Batman movie
To celebrate the release of The Batman, Guardian writers have written about their all-time favorite Caped Crusader films from Adam West to Ben Affleck

Peter Bradshaw, Andrew Pulver, Radheyan Simonpillai, Janelle Zara, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Charles Bramesco, Simon Abrams, Luke Holland, Benjamin Lee, Toby Moses, Nicholas Barber and Ben Child

04, Mar, 2022 @7:22 AM

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The Batman review – Robert Pattinson’s emo hero elevates gloomy reboot
Matt Reeves’ film is spectacular and well-cast but an intriguing saga of corruption devolves into a tiresome third act

Peter Bradshaw

28, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Robert Pattinson: the heart-throb who dared to be repellent
Playing Batman finally puts the boy from Barnes on the A-list – after years spent sabotaging any hope of mainstream success

Wendy Ide

27, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Peter Sarsgaard: ‘Have we reached superhero saturation? Probably’
He may star in The Batman, but his taste is more arthouse thrillers and experimental theatre. He discusses overacting, bad accents – and being cast as a charmer by his wife

Ryan Gilbey

25, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Doorbells, chicken and special edition biscuits: why are The Batman’s tie-ins such a joker?
Someone on the merchandising team is working overtime to turn the serious new Robert Pattinson movie into Sonic the Hedgehog

Stuart Heritage

24, Feb, 2022 @4:29 PM

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Robert Pattinson: at three hours, is Batman outstaying his welcome? | Rebecca Nicholson
Films shouldn’t be an endurance test yet that is what they are turning into

Rebecca Nicholson

29, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Robert Pattinson’s Batman is going to be seriously messed up – and I like it
Pattinson’s comment on the caped crusader’s dark psyche gives me hope that Matt Reeves’ film will have something to say

Ben Child

28, Jan, 2022 @10:42 AM

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‘Me against the world’: why superheroes are so often orphans
Batman, Spider-Man and many others lost parents when young. A new exhibition explores their complex stories

Vanessa Thorpe

16, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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