Yes, that can also be comic cinema: while Marvel relies on entertaining popcorn entertainment, in which hordes of superheroes rush through various dimensions in order not just to save the world, but several worlds at once, DC and Matt Reeves are baking with » The Batman “much smaller buns – one might think so, at least at first glance. But this impression is deceptive.
Because even if the latest screen adventure of Gotham’s Dark Knight is basically nothing more than a serial killer hunt à la » Seven » or » Zodiac «, «Planet of the Apes» and «Cloverfield» makers Reeves packs into his investigator Thriller loads of show value — and takes its audience for three full hours (!) into a breathtakingly gloomy, fascinating world. This is not only incredibly atmospheric and visually stunning, but also as exciting as it is spectacular. Now also in home cinema:
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With worldwide box office earnings of over 770 million dollars, «The Batman» is currently the second highest-grossing film of the year (behind » Doctor Strange 2 «). And this success is likely to continue in the home cinema from now on: It is therefore no coincidence that Warner is releasing the DC blockbuster in a series of limited collector’s editions, which can no longer be ordered in the online shops of MediaMarkt or Saturn Amazon are at least partially available through third parties.
While with a bit of luck you might be able to pick up one of the steelbooks in your favorite store, you can get the standard editions on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray from today wherever films are sold. Alternatively, the film is of course also available as a stream, for example on Amazon Prime Video:
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«The Batman»: An atypical but excellent superhero film
«The Batman» is not a typical origin story in which we first meet Bruce Wayne ( Robert Pattinson ) before we accompany him on his becoming Batman. Instead, he roams through Gotham at night to rid the city of criminal scum — with limited success. Violence, crime and corruption are raging worse than ever.
When incumbent mayor Don Mitchell ( Rupert Penry-Jones ) is killed by a masked killer just before the upcoming election, righteous lawman James Gordon ( Jeffrey Wright ) and Batman go on the trail together and quickly realize they’re on board with them have to do with a very special case: Because there is a whole series of murders that are supposed to finally uncover the lies on which the city was once built…
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