There are some good parts in this film The Penguin does follow his normal

There are some good parts in this film the penguin

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There are some good parts in this film. The Penguin does follow his normal villainous style in the way he controls the gang and their crime spree from afar. Also, Keaton did a good job playing the moody and tortured Dark Knight. The Catwoman role was written well and Pfeiffer's performance was excellent. However, I would have liked to see her as the semi-hero/cat-thief she is portrayed in the comics instead of a lost soul whose main focus was revenge instead of profit. The role of Alfred was expanded a bit and done quite well. The sets were good, including the Batcave, Batmobile, and all of Bruce’s toys. The Bat-costume was another improvement from the first film. Bottom line is that this film just has too many characters with too much going on. While the potential is there for an excellent continuance of the Dark Knight saga, it is too dark, macabre, and downright weird at some points. Also, sometimes it just doesn't make any sense with things like an army of angry penguins and Batman pleading with Catwoman about their similar fates. It seems that after the success of the original film, WB let Burton do whatever he wanted on the sequel. This was as much "over the top Burton" as the fourth film was "over the top" Schumacher. This is one strange, bizarre, film that had a chance to capture the Batman character, but flew a bit to the outside instead. Batman Forever (Feature Film) It is lighter, a bit brighter, and a whole lot more colorful than before. In the third installment of the Batman series, we have a new lead actor (Val Kilmer) and a new director (Joel Schumacher). As a result, we have a different, yet the same Bat-film. Set about three or so years after the previous film, we find Batman in the middle of things from the very beginning. Former Gotham City D.A. Harvey Dent, now known as Two-Face (Tommy Lee Jones), has escaped from Arkham and is out to wreck havoc on the city and kill Batman. The opening sequence is exciting and grabs the viewer's attention from the beginning. We also get to meet both Bruce's and Batman's love interest, Dr. Chase Meridian (Nicole Kidman); a psychiatrist specializing in split- personalities. © Infinity Publishing 2003
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In the meanwhile, Edward Nigma (played by Jim Carrey), a fired worker at Wayne-Tech, has sworn revenge on Bruce Wayne. Nigma has invented a box that allows the user have images projected directly into the brain. When Wayne refuses to back Nigma's plan, Nigma is involved in an accident and becomes The Riddler. Later he partners up with Two-Face forming a great evil team. With revenge in mind, the two super-villains terrorize Gotham. Jones (in a role originally played by Billy Dee Williams in the first Batman) is decent as Harvey/Two-Face. Played a bit over-the-top, the character starts out strong, then sort of fades away once Carrey's Riddler is on the screen.
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