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HTF REVIEW: Batman Begins - Two Disc Deluxe Edition (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED).



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#1 of 436 OFFLINE   Herb Kane

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Posted October 03 2005 - 04:00 PM


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25. 711 Ocean Drive (1950), 24. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959), 23. Desperate (1947), 22. Pushover (1954), 21. The Blue Dahlia (1946), 20. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949), 19. He Ran All the Way (1951), 18. The Asphalt Jungle (1950), 17. The Killing (1956), 16. I Walk Alone (1948),...

#2 of 436 OFFLINE   john mcfadden

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Posted October 03 2005 - 04:07 PM

I cant wait !!!!!

#3 of 436 OFFLINE   Brent M

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Posted October 03 2005 - 04:14 PM

Great review!!! I'm drooling in anticipation of this release. Only 2 weeks to go. Posted Image
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#4 of 436 OFFLINE   JoshB

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Posted October 03 2005 - 05:27 PM

By far one of the best films of 2005 thus far, which is pretty hard to believe considering it's a film based on a comic book that has already had 4 previous films. The Katie Holmes aspect didnt really work all to well and felt very tacked on, but thankfully she won't be back (supposedly) for the sequel. They casted this film extremely well with Freeman, Caine, and especially Oldman. I look forward to them in the next one. The DVD looks superb and the review only makes the wait that more difficult.
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#5 of 436 OFFLINE   Mark Lucas

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Posted October 03 2005 - 05:47 PM

I guess I'll pick this one up, along with the other Batman films, if only for Burton's. Weird thing about BB at least for me, the non Batman scenes are the reason why the film works.

#6 of 436 OFFLINE   Dharmesh C

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Posted October 03 2005 - 07:34 PM

No commentary? Oh wait, super-duper edition just around the corner. Ah well, it's the film that counts here.

#7 of 436 OFFLINE   JackKay

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Posted October 03 2005 - 07:53 PM

Cool Review! I did not see the movie in the theater. Could you send me your copy Herb?
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#8 of 436 OFFLINE   Tommy G

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Posted October 03 2005 - 11:07 PM

Well, I was on the fence with this one until now. Herb, you pushed me over top. I'm buying this one blind. Great review, Herb! Posted Image
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#9 of 436 OFFLINE   Tino

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Posted October 04 2005 - 12:07 AM



Me too. I love the character development in this film. The quiet moments were my favorites. The "Batman" scenes imo reduced the film to resemble every other generic superhero film with generic action scenes.

However I still enjoyed the film very much and will be picking it up. Thanks Herb.Posted Image
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#10 of 436 OFFLINE   Chris S

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Posted October 04 2005 - 12:29 AM

I really enjoyed this film in the theaters (saw it 3 times). For those sitting on the fense, this is definitely worth a blind purchase (IMHO).

Thanks for the review Herb! I always love the added screen grabs Posted Image
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#11 of 436 OFFLINE   Bill Williams

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Posted October 04 2005 - 12:57 AM

Excellent review, Herb! I missed seeing this film in the theaters when it came out, but I'm looking forward to getting the DVD and kicking back for some great Bat-entertaiment! Posted Image
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#12 of 436 OFFLINE   Mike_G

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Posted October 04 2005 - 12:57 AM

I'm really looking forward to this. Thanks for the review.

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#13 of 436 OFFLINE   Jerome Grate

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Posted October 04 2005 - 01:28 AM

I'll be getting this one. Can't wait.
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#14 of 436 OFFLINE   Chris Tedesco

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Posted October 04 2005 - 01:35 AM

Good review, for some reason I did not see this in the theaters, this is a must have...and I haven't even seen it! i'm batman.

#15 of 436 OFFLINE   Andrew Radke

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Posted October 04 2005 - 02:05 AM

Excellent review. I'm definitely getting this along with the Anthology set. I saw this in the theater a couple of months ago and was mesmerized by how great it was. My only gripe would be the inclusion of Katie Holmes (I never liked her anyway). Otherwise, a top-notch film. I never thought I'd see the day where I'd see a better Batman flick that was better than Burton's from '89. I'm definitely looking forward to the next installment.
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#16 of 436 OFFLINE   Brendon

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Posted October 04 2005 - 04:07 AM

Excellent review Herb, much appreciated! Brendon

#17 of 436 OFFLINE   Russell G

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Posted October 04 2005 - 04:17 AM

Wow, this sounds like a GREAT special edition! Nice review!

#18 of 436 OFFLINE   Dannie

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Posted October 04 2005 - 04:27 AM

i will be picking up mines today along with the anthology hopefully

#19 of 436 OFFLINE   Stephen Orr

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Posted October 04 2005 - 04:28 AM

I pre-ordered two of the 2-disc sets from Amazon - one for me, one for my son at college. Cannot WAIT to crank this one up. BTW, the ONLY feature film I paid to see in IMAX....

#20 of 436 OFFLINE   Mark VH

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Posted October 04 2005 - 04:29 AM

One of the only summer releases I'll be buying (along with Land of the Dead and Wedding Crashers). Solid film. Looking forward to it.





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