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Time to start a new Batman in the style of the 60's series


Fully stylized with as little backstory about Robin and Bruce as possible, no killing of his parents and similar adult themes. Make the film in a true comic book fashion, that focuses on courage and heroism, not tragedy and other "serious" concepts. None of the films about Batman have been done that way yet, no one even came close, completely misrepresenting the essence that was much closer to Indiana Jones than anything else, there was no tragedy involved, it was fun. Avoid all the depressing tones and stupid adult dramas that simply feel out of place in a film where a guy wears a batman mask, and you're on the right track, you can not make 50% comic book film and 50% film set in a world resembling ours like Nolan's films, give it to Disney or Spielberg if necessary, and really make it focused only on things that the series did, the same way like Indiana Jones, to make it really spectacular, instead give them bigger adventures, and travel around the world. This series has so much potential. Nolan's films could have worked basically with any character that wears some kind of a mask. It would be nice to see filmmakers go back and try to give it Indy Jones, Star Wars, Harry Potter tone instead.

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With all the grittiness and dark, grim atmospheres present in shows and movies right now, a switch back to campiness would be quite welcome like how "Batman: The Brave and Bold" was years ago. Censorship was much stricter during the 60s, making it necessary for creators to only subtly suggest unpleasant themes. This caused viewers to use their imaginations instead adding their own interpretations to the character's backstory's, which most of the series' followers, I assume, casually know already.

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The best thing about Batman and Robin is they are both human without any special powers at all. I think in all the films over the past 40 years they have forgotten that and kind of made him magical in some respects.

Making it fun again would be a good idea. The old serials from the 40's were a little like that.

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This is when someone like Lucas would come handy, someone who has appreciation for those serials.

Some filmmakers underestimate how much kids make films popular, I would even welcome a Pixar Batman film made in a more campy fashion... actually that seems like more of a possibility.

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Not sure how many Directors would still be into that real old school stuff like Lucas is. Although he seems to have a fascination with CGI now.

This sounds like an odd choice as I am not even a fan of his films but Tarantino given he has a love for older style of movie making could do an interesting version if he could manage to restrain himself from the usual blood fest.

"Holy castration Batman, I don't think the bondage lady is going to shave me with that razor! Batman... Batman????"

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That's what Batman & Robin is.

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1997 film, I don't think so, to make a campy film is one thing, to make a campy film that feels like a masterpiece of cinema is another. The 60's series and 97 film have a completely different tone to me anyway.

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the 60's series do not feel like a masterpiece, and to me Batman & Robin feels like a masterpiece, look at the costumes, look at the sets, the music, the action sequences, they are amazing. What you want is Batman Deadpool, it's never going to happen and thank god for that.

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Batman & Robin was as much a masterpiece as Schumacher's other movie St. Elmo's Fire. Absolute crap.

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St. Elmo's Fire is awesome!

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Only when watched on VHS down in my basement.

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Batman and Robin is a great film in my opinion, and to me easily the best Batman film ever made so far, cause it is so weird and stylized, even though too polished for my taste, I have not seen Deadpool, but my idea of a film closer to the 60's series tone, it would have to be more stagey in a way, less relying on effects, but more on the acting and the simplicity, just a different approach altogether, B movie director would be better than A list who overdoes things.

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Actually, Bruce did mention his parents were murdered in this tv series. But yeah, enough with all the dark, gritty superhero shows. I'd like to see something fun and campy like this or Loïs & Clark.

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Like the tone of the original Star Trek I don't think that you can go home again. Nearly all of what is done today is "you have not seen this yet." At some point all these franchises will die from fatigue. Those who cared for the originals will just turn their backs and the ones that want a new trick every time will just move on to the next gimmick.

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