July 17th, 2008

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Batman

So Batman Begins happened to be on FX tonight. (Hmmm, wonder why?)

I watched the first hour. Not bad, but I still wonder, why are there so many Batman movies, especially so many that seem to overlap, with different versions of the same events? It is cool in a way, to see the characters and stories through different prisms, but at the same time, to me it just gets kind of old.

Also, the whole Bruce Wayne being taught in Eastern combat and philosophy by Liam Neeson? Cliched-much? All I kept thinking is that I'd like to see Liam's character go up against Morpheus (The Matrix). And Bruce go against Neo! And then then some folks from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon!

OK, obviously my mind is wandering...