S

12 Reasons Batman Begins Is a Masterpiece

batman-begins-fix-list

Catch a double showing of Batman Begins tonight at 8/7c.

While The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises were both massive films, people often forget about the comparatively smaller Batman Begins. They shouldn’t. Christopher Nolan’s first go at Batman has all kinds of interesting gems and cool moments, all while telling the most complete story in the whole trilogy. Here are just twelve of the many reasons this movie rules.

12. The Batvoice

So maybe you think Christian Bale’s bat voice is goofy. But at least he has one. There’s something special about the vocal distinction between Batman and Bruce Wayne. Plus, it gave birth to so many hilarious parodies.


11. Scarecrow

There is absolutely no reason why The Scarecrow should be anything other than silly. Here, thanks mostly to his disturbing mask, he actually manages to terrify.


10. Thomas Wayne

It takes a lot to make people care about an origin story we basically learn about in the womb, but Linus Roache’s incredible depiction of Thomas Wayne adds real emotion to the story and makes it matter all over again.


9. “Swear to Me!”

What a weird thing to say, even if you’re Batman. It’s probably the coolest line in the whole film.

Pages: 1 2 3

Tags: ,


Powered by ZergNet

http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece 12 Reasons Batman Begins Is a Masterpiece type:title title:12-reasons-em-batman-begins-em-is-a-masterpiece articles type:post-type post-type:articles esaathoff type:author author:esaathoff Features type:category category:features Lists category:lists Movies category:movies Batman Begins type:post-tag post-tag:batman-begins lists post-tag:lists features type:primary-category primary-category:features /media/ephemeral0/docroot/ifc.com-r4934/live/wp-content/themes/rainbow/page.php type:page-template page-template:media-ephemeral0-docroot-ifc-com-r4934-live-wp-content-themes-rainbow-page-php auto-tagged
  • Newest
    comment-stream childrenof:http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece reverseChronological
  • Oldest
    comment-stream childrenof:http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece chronological
  • Most Replied
    comment-stream childrenof:http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece repliesDescending
  • Most Liked
    comment-stream childrenof:http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece likesDescending
Comments(
childrenof:http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece
)
childrenof:http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece childrenof:http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece type:comment -(user.state:ModeratorBanned OR state:ModeratorDeleted,SystemFlagged,CommunityFlagged) -source:Twitter safeHTML:aggressive children -(user.state:ModeratorBanned OR state:ModeratorDeleted,SystemFlagged,CommunityFlagged) safeHTML:aggressive http://www.ifc.com/fix/2014/02/12-reasons-batman-begins-is-a-masterpiece 12 Reasons Batman Begins Is a Masterpiece type:title title:12-reasons-em-batman-begins-em-is-a-masterpiece articles type:post-type post-type:articles esaathoff type:author author:esaathoff Features type:category category:features Lists category:lists Movies category:movies Batman Begins type:post-tag post-tag:batman-begins lists post-tag:lists features type:primary-category primary-category:features /media/ephemeral0/docroot/ifc.com-r4934/live/wp-content/themes/rainbow/page.php type:page-template page-template:media-ephemeral0-docroot-ifc-com-r4934-live-wp-content-themes-rainbow-page-php auto-tagged
AMC Networks AMC IFC Sundance TV WE tv IFC Films AMC Networks International
Copyright © 2014 IFC TV LLC. All rights reserved.