Batman and Robin is the fourth film in the series but it’s also the film that finally kills the franchise by putting Batman out of his misery. “This is why Superman works alone,” Batman (George Clooney) tells Robin (Chris O’Donnell). With dialogue like this, you know we’re going to be in for a bumpy ride. It’s so much of a bumpy ride that I’m not even going to really dive into the plot like in…"Batman and Robin Puts Batman Out Of Misery"
Batman Forever is quite the downgrade from the first two films in the franchise despite performances from Tommy Lee Jones and Jim Carrey. Michael Keaton likely saw the writing on the walls and made the best decision to leave the franchise. Yeah, Batman Returns was a dark film but Batman is a dark character. Where Batman Forever goes wrong is that the film returns to the campy tones of the television series. This may have…"Batman Forever Is Not Quite There"