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277. The Batman – This Just In (#67)

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Graham Day and Niall Glynn, The 250 is a weekly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released Saturdays at 6pm GMT.

So this week, a new entry: Matt Reeves’ The Batman.

Bruce Wayne is in the second year of his war on crime in Gotham, and things are not improving. Indeed, the city is thrown into anarchy when a new villain calling themselves the Riddler begins targetting city officials and threatening to unmask the city’s darkest secrets. Can Bruce survive what is coming? Can the Batman? Can Gotham?

At time of recording, it was ranked 67th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

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One Response

  1. Not sure I’d put it in the top 100 movies of all time, but it’s a very good film. It’s definitely a new take on the character rather than re-hashing what’s been done before. The villains “rogues gallery” was a nice touch, and who can deny the coolness of The Batman and Penguin Batmobile chase? I’m seeing it for my second time tomorrow and definitely looking forward to it.. : )

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