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The Batman (Matt Reeves, March 4, 2022) Movie

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by airik625, Oct 4, 2016.

  1. airik625 Oct 4, 2016
    (Last edited: Oct 4, 2016)

    we've seen the shadow of the axe before Supporter

    Ben Affleck's solo Batman movie is going to be called "The Batman".

    Ben Affleck has revealed the title of his standalone Batman film

    Joe Manganiello Begins His DEATHSTROKE Research For Ben Affleck's Solo BATMAN Movie

    I'll try to keep this post updated along the way with any important news.
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  3. airik625

    we've seen the shadow of the axe before Supporter

  4. People complained about the long title Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, so I thought everyone would be down with a simple title. I wonder if he or the studio will want to change it eventually or if it'll remain.
  5. Letterbomb31

    Trusted Prestigious

    I'd rather they kept it simple and called it "Batman", maybe they could add a subtitle too. "The Batman" just sounds awkward to me
  6. I like "The Batman." Sounds mythological.
  7. I Am Mick

    @gravebug Prestigious

    I also like The Batman. I hope this is good. I wish they would drop or at least change the robotic sounding Batman voice.
  8. airik625

    we've seen the shadow of the axe before Supporter

    It makes me think of The Joker when he exclaims, "The Batman" when answering his own question about the mob holding their "group therapy sessions" in broad daylight. I know why you're afraid to go out at night. The Batman.
  9. angel paste

    grey hairs, get out of me zoots! Prestigious

    please no jared leto
  10. Tim

    grateful all the fucking time Supporter

    I said this in another thread, but I've always wanted to see a movie called "The Batman" with a really grounded, crime/noir approach. Like, all from Gordon's perspective as he investigates both criminal dealings and this urban myth called "The Batman" that has them all spooked. Would be a really cool approach to a standalone film.

    Since this is not that, I selfishly sorta feel like they should call it "Batman: [short subtitle]" instead, lol. Like, just a simple "Batman: Deathstroke" or the like would be ideal.

    Anyways, I'm pretty excited for the film either way. It's probably my most anticipated DC film after Wonder Woman (though Flash and Aquaman are also up there). It's been 8 years since I saw Batman in a film that I liked, and Affleck directing his Batman from BvS against Deathstroke sounds pretty rad.
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  11. Title is fine. It's that he exists in the same universe as Suicide Squad that's concerning.

    Jared Leto's Joker would shit all over anything good Ben Affleck could do.
  12. drewinseries


    I was hoping it be The Batman. Awesome.
  13. drewinseries


    Have you seen Year One?
  14. Tim

    grateful all the fucking time Supporter

    The comic is easily my favorite Batman comic, and it's not even close. I didn't care for the animated adaptation because it just couldn't do the comic justice (though I'm sure it's decent enough on its own for those who don't adore the comic). And, yes, Year One minus Bruce's perspective is the basic narrative structure and tone I'd use for my hypothetical "The Batman" film, lol.
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  15. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    I really like the simple title. Can't wait to see what Ben Affleck does with this.
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  16. Davjs


    No matter what they do, I hope like in Hush or Long Halloween, villains like Joker, deadshot, deathstroke, ect just pop in randomly. I think that'll be refreshing since most CB movies have just one villain that gets built up until the climax where they fight. I'd love for them just to throw a ton of stuff in there.
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  17. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    That would be interesting and quite refreshing after most comic book movies following a similar pattern and formula.
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  18. Eric Wilson

    Trusted Prestigious

    'The Batman' sounds awesome to me.
  19. Chummel

    This Must Be My Dream

    Diggin' the title.
  20. tdlyon

    Most Dope Supporter

    Batman and Spider-Man are the only superheroes I truly love so I'll see this no matter what
  21. Davjs


    No love for Savage Dragon?
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  22. Greg

    The Forgotten Son Supporter

  23. Eric Wilson

    Trusted Prestigious

    “I’m in full-on, trying-to-get-it-right mode [for Batman],” Affleck told IGN. “It’s not the kind of movie that you can fail quietly at. have to be sure I have something I feel really confident about before we go forward.”
  24. Henry

    Moderator Moderator

    Hasn't stopped him yet
  25. Davjs


    ??? Wasn't the other 3 movies he did pretty good?