Movie Analysis: Batman's Secret Identity

explanatory Essay
1962 words
1962 words

Justine Wollmuth
Mrs. Franklin
November 12, 2015

Bruce Wayne, Batman’s secret identity, is an American billionaire, playboy, philanthropist, and owner of Wayne Enterprises. Batman is one of the most well-known and well-liked superheroes of all time probably because of all of the comics, TV shows, movies and video games with him in it. Many are interested in Batman mainly because he is human, has no super powers and no special abilities just like a normal person but continues in many super human things using his gadgets, a body suit and a brilliant mind. Not only are these some of the differences between him and some other super heroes but he wants to see justice served and to defeat his enemies because he focuses on what is right and what is wrong. Batman has starred in about fourteen films both as a starring character and as an ensemble character beginning in 1943 and the latest in 2012 with two more coming in 2016 and 2017. Having earned a total of U.S. $1,900,844,295, the Batman series is the fifth-highest-grossing film series in North America. The first full-length movie of batman made in 1989 shows that to overcome great diversity one must step out of the bounds of what is socially and morally acceptable though the characterization of Batman, the contrast between …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that bruce wayne is an american billionaire, playboy, philanthropist, and owner of wayne enterprises. the batman series is the fifth-highest-grossing film series in north america.
  • Narrates how bruce wayne was inspired to become batman, a dark knight to protect gotham and its citizens from vice and villainy.
  • Describes how batman's rogues gallery grew to include a host of bizarre criminals, such as the joker, catwoman, two-face and the penguin.
  • Explains that batman has been around for over 75 years. the first batman story, "the case of the chemical syndicate," was written by bill finger and published in detective comics #27.
  • Explains how batman and detective comics were assigned to a different editor in 1964. after television series were canceled in 1968, sales of the comics fell again. batman: the dark knight returns redefined the hero as an older, tougher warrior
  • Explains that batman: the animated series made its debut on television in 2003. the 12-part "hush" story brought new energy and a huge audience to the title.
  • Explains how batman's costume has changed drastically from 1939 to present time. the caped crusader has sharper, pointier ears, and more durable wings.
  • Describes the changes between the two pictures as well as the point of view from audience about batman.

Although Batman is the hero of many stories and films, many argue whether Batman actually needs to exist or if his moral code of “no killing” is actually worth it when his

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