Posts Tagged ‘batman’

Rush Limbaugh has some fascinating insights into “the kind of stuff the Obama team is lining up“.

Millions of idiots with whom poor Rush has the misfortune of sharing a country – “the pop culture crowd”, as he calls them, also known as “people who enjoy stuff that lots of other people enjoy” – will be watching and hearing about a new Batman film in coming weeks, in which the villain‘s name uncannily resembles that of a company Mitt Romney used to run.

Poor Mitt. He couldn’t possibly have known that such a conspiracy would someday be launched against him, back when he was made the first CEO of Bain Capital, a company named after its founder.

He’s going to be livid when someone shows him a dictionary.

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So I saw The Dark Knight.

Short, spoiler-free review: Fucking. Awesome.

And Heath Ledger had more charisma in his tongue than I am ever going to accumulate over a lifetime of being me.

Later, I may speculate on film adaptations of comic-book and graphic novel superheroes generally, and the extent to which disbelief can be suspended for the sake of a world which runs under such different rules from our own. It’s an interesting subject, and I have thoughts about it on several different movies which it might be fun to compare and see if I can draw any particular conclusions. But that’s later. For now, go see The Dark Knight.

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