Batman Essays

  • Batman

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    In this assignment my goals is to compare and contrast two images that represent popular American icons a unique way. The two images that were gathered to compare and contrast are of Superman and Batman. Throughout my analysis we can determine that the Superman and Batman characters, have three major features that are as follows; posture, costumes and the background of the photos. Superman’s posture has a very slim fit body frame; however, he lacks in any muscular stature, making it reflect on

  • batman

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    Even though this may be true, the individual in his or her lifetime may not find out what makes his or her life so special, or meaningful. When comparing a meaning of life text (“The Death of Ivan Ilych”) to examples of popular culture (Batman Begins and Batman Beyond), it can be determined that when one finds meaning in life, it is the climax of that individual’s life. Also, everyone finds his or her purpose in life at different times, or not at all. More importantly, there is a strive to find

  • Batman Is A Hero

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    one book. Truth is stranger than fiction, and in this case, the truth is that Batman can teach us all a life lesson. He shows that you should never let your past affect you and be the best person you can be. The Dark Knight is my hero because he is willing to risk his life for ordinary people, he is more brave than the average person, and uses his past for the example to do good, he epitomizes the hero concept. Batman is willing to risk his life to save an innocent person. Despite it being fiction

  • Batman Essay

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    Knight’ It had everything you could imagine from fighting to heart-breaking. The way he includes different series of relationships is remarkable. We see all sorts of familiar faces from his previous film ‘Batman Begins’, but the audience is introduced to a few new characters as well. In ‘Batman Begins’ the movie was dark but this time round Nolan completely, turned the plot and made it even darker. The Dark Knight maintained a serious tone which made it more effective. There was lots of fighting

  • Villains In Batman

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    through his actions in the film such as he laughs maniacally with a sadistic smile whenever he gets hurts or staring at the face of death. This is shown in the interrogation room scene where joker was laughing gleefully when Batman was beating him up. Another example is when Batman threw him off of a building and he just laughs the whole way down to his suppose death all the way laughing. This evidence proves that the Joker is not an ordinary villain as he psychotic and crazy attributes bring a deeper

  • Batman: Through the Years

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    Batman: Through the Years The Caped Crusader, the Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne, these are all aliases for an enigmatic character in popular culture most commonly known as Batman. While having his humble origins in the pulp magazines of the late 1930’s, over the span of his existence, he has expanded into a full-blown franchise. There have been 3 TV shows on him, 4 movies (1 more still in the making), various videogames, and over 20 comic book series that currently feature his name. Even after

  • The Modern Epic of Batman

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    In fact, Batman, a story about Bruce Wayne trying to conquer all criminals in Gotham, can be seen as modern epic. An epic must have a vast setting, start “in medias res” and consist epithets. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, he travels to an island that no human has ever been before and farther into the unknown world similar to how Bruce Wayne is released from prison in the beginning of his journey and travels to unknown high peaks in the snowy mountains where he is to be trained to become Batman. Epithets

  • Batman and the Bush Administration

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    Smoke billows out from a Manhattan skyscraper, damaged by a fiery explosion. This could easily be a scene from 9/11, however we see Batman looking grimly on as a poster advertises the film will be released soon. Clearly this film plays on the fears of terrorism. As depicted in The Dark Knight, the Joker plays the terrorist, while Gotham’s leadership struggles to contain him. The film departs from the superhero ideals of pure good versus pure evil, showing a murky world where moral decisions have

  • Miller's Response To Batman

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    Illustrated by the negative reactions to Batman by police, government officials and members of society is the idea of those on the bottom fighting the rich and powerful to receive justice and respect. Batman is framed as an underdog fighting for those who are most vulnerable and against some of the most corrupt people in Gotham. Creating the intense serious tone as he struggles to deliver justice in the face of countless obstacles coming from all directions (McGowan). Batman embodies a Reagan perspective of

  • Research Paper On Batman

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    of Batman, and the various characters in the film. I love how the movie uses flashbacks in a story, the characters usually remember an event while at the location of where it happened. These events usually happen before their eyes and they are always an important integral to the plot of the film. Adding to the list of excellent things about this film are the voice cast. This movie opted to not use any of the cast from the animated series and I did not mind it. Bruce Greenwood plays a Batman that

  • Who Is Batman A Hero

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    only as good as their villains” is truer for no one more than Batman. Batman is one of the world’s most popular heroes for his stoic demeanor and tough view on justice. This also goes for his rogue gallery which includes the like of Catwoman, Bane, Scarecrow, Penguin, Mr. Freeze, and finally the Joker. Of these villains, the most famous and popular of them all is the Joker. The character of the Joker appeared first in the comic Batman Issue 1 and since then since then has been Batman’s archnemesis

  • The Batman Series Evaluation

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    Evaluation: The Batman Series Superheroes movies are no longer something new and strange with everyone. From classic superheroes like Superman, Batman, Spiderman to new ones like Black Panther, and Antman, all have had a chance to have their own solo movie. All superheroes fight bad guys; however, they also have a single nemesis that they always have a hard time defeating. For Batman, it is the Joker, an archenemy that he could never defeat, who is always going to be present. If there is Batman, then there

  • Batman Research Paper

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    The Batman Movies It’s a fact that bats fly but Batman became a sensation when the first movie hit the big screen on June 23, 1989 without flying. He did know how to scale walls and make it up to rooftops. The movie was professionally directed by Tim Burton based on the DC Comic hero Batman. In the first movie the multimillionaire Bruce Wayne was portrayed by Michael Keaton. The character Wayne transformed into Batman to fight the forces of evil after he witnessed the murder of his parents as a

  • Batman: The Evolution of a Superhero

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    Batman is an American fictional superhero in comic books published by DC Comics. It was created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. Batman's first comic was the lead story in 1939's Detective Comics #27. Accordingly Batman is known as Bruce Wayne. Bruce Wayne choose the name batman because when he was young bats would swarm him and he was terrified. To overcome that fear he named himself Batman. He was inspired to become batman when he was working one day and a bat flew into a window. Bruce became Batman

  • Batman Research Paper

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    all I wanted to watch was princesses. So until this class I haven’t had much knowledge of Batman, besides the previews I saw on TV or heard when my parents watched the movies. I always thought all super heroes were good and they were helping keep the citizens safe. After learning more about Batman and hearing he is actually a vigilante I was very shocked. All I knew before taking this class was that Batman was a superhero that wore a black costume with batwings and he protected Gotham city. Also

  • Superman vs Batman

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    Superman vs Batman Look up in the sky. It’s a bird. No, it’s a plane. No, it’s Superman. No. Wait. Maybe it’s the Bat signal. Metropolis and Gotham city each have their own unique super heroes that save them daily from evil villains trying to take over the world. Both superheroes have been quite successful over the years in doing so. Batman and Superman. Two household names that strike fear into any evil doers heart, if they even have one. Batman and Superman are both wonderful superheroes

  • Batman Bane Theory

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    It has been eight years since Batman and Commissioner Gordon disappeared. Batman takes the blame for the death of Harvey Dent, he sacrifices his all for the world’s benefit. A cat burglar and a terrorist, named Bane, foil Batman’s plans, and force Batman out of exile and into a battle. Gotham is Batman’s hometown and an incredibly corrupt place. It is well known for its corrupt police department, which turns a blind eye to Batman’s questionable actions, since they are for the sake of the city. The

  • Batman Film Analysis

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    expectations. Whether a composition is praised or criticized, the greatest wish for a film that carries such immense weight with its audience is for it to succeed. One adaptation that has successfully captured viewers is Batman Begins, a superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman. Cowritten and directed by Christopher Nolan, the film reboots the series with an origin story laced with action and dark realism. The film premiered

  • Batman Character Analysis

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    Batman is one of the most complex and interesting characters in fiction created in the last 100 years. Created by Bob Kane and Bill finger in Detective Comics Issue 27 in 1939 Batman is seen as the worlds second Super-Hero debuting just a year after Superman who had debuted in Action Comics Issue one the previous year which Kick started off what is known as the Golden Age of Comics. Since then Batman has been in movies whether its the Tim Burton films of the late eighties to the early nineties or

  • The Joker vs. The Batman

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    sleeve and managed to evade them. Soon after, The Batman was trying to catch him and end his reign of madness. The Joker had many people working for him, but they all remained silent. One scary day, the Joker had a psycho idea to blow up a hospital. The night before, Joker had gotten some of his men to plant over 500 pounds of explosives in and around the hospital. The next day, Joker gave the city of Gotham an ultimatum; kill a man who worked for Batman or the hospital to be blown up. The people of