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Batman Returns: The Evil Mastermind

analytical Essay
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In Batman Returns, the lighting is dark and it is representing the darkness of the city. The people in the city are surrounded by evil, the businesses are corrupt and there are villains bringing chaos to the city. The Batman brings fear and darkness, especially since he is working at night. The Batman is representing the fear of not only his fear but of others around him. He is the darkness and brings it with him to scare the bad guys. So his surroundings are either dark or the people that he is facing are dark, this shows that there is a dark side of humans that are going to face each other, Batman’s dark side and the villains dark side. And the Penguin is very evil and brings fear and darkness with him as well, he’s the evil mastermind. The Evil Mastermind takes control of the story to either brake the characters or to control everything. The Penguin is the mastermind of the story and he is controlling the city when he becomes famous and is presented all over the media. He runs for mayor with the help from Mr. Shrek. Once he has control of the city, he can do anything. He has henchman in his office, and with them he can demand them to do anything. What he does is that he causes chaos in the city and Batman comes to the city to stop them but is …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the lighting in batman returns represents the darkness of the city. the batman brings fear and darkness, especially since he is working at night.
  • Analyzes how the evil mastermind takes control of the story to either brake the characters or to control everything. the penguin runs for mayor with the help of mr. shrek.
  • Analyzes how mrs. dietrichson has control of the situation in which she wants to kill her husband, but she doesn't end up with him. she gets her money from the "accident" and lives on with her happier life.
  • Opines that noir has the suspense needed to make the viewer be intrigued. double indemnity has a wonderful plot process and has crime and drama all in one.
  • Explains that german expressionism and noir films have been the breaking point in film history. makeup was heavily used in german expressionist movies.

Both have been the breaking point in film history. Yet they had their differences and similarities. Makeup was heavily used in German expressionist movies, a lot of canted angles and odd shaped environments were used to represent the uneasiness and the use of an evil mastermind was used to represent the evil part of humanity. Film Noir had a lot of darkness, usually it would represent the dark part of humanity. The use of lighting was heavily relied on when it comes to the venetian blinds behind the actors and the low contrast lighting, especially in the doors. Start with the makeup, since German expressionist movies love the

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