Batman

Poster for the movie "Batman"

Sometimes, a podcast episode comes along and ruins your entire childhood. This recap of Tim Burton’s 1989 “Batman” is that episode. Give us an hour, and we’ll convince you Michael Keaton was a ridiculous Dark Knight, Jack Nicholson was an unoriginal Joker, and journalists really aren’t bad. On the bright side, Prince did put together a stellar soundtrack, and Kim Basinger is undeniably at the top of her game.

Plot Summary: “Batman Having witnessed his parents’ brutal murder as a child, millionaire philanthropist Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton) fights crime in Gotham City disguised as Batman, a costumed hero who strikes fear into the hearts of villains. But when a deformed madman who calls himself “The Joker” (Jack Nicholson) seizes control of Gotham’s criminal underworld, Batman must face his most ruthless nemesis ever while protecting both his identity and his love interest, reporter Vicki Vale (Kim Basinger).

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Director
Tim Burton
Producer
Peter Guber, Jon Peters
Production
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, The Guber-Peters Company, Warner Bros.
Release Date
23 June 1989

Not rated yet!
Director
Tim Burton
Producer
Peter Guber, Jon Peters
Production
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, The Guber-Peters Company, Warner Bros.
Release Date
23 June 1989