While successful in mood and style, The Batman's stuffy, overwrought runtime doesn't feel necessary or useful to this unique take on the character.
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Dim, fatalist, overlong, and not shy about its politics, The Batman is an imperfect adaptation without barely any comic book flash.
Still relevant, Spike Lee's masterpiece Do the Right Thing balances countless characters and personalities to create believable racial tension.
Great cast and intriguing historical setting give Five Corners a chance, but it's let down by sagging pacing and odd tone.
Director John Turturro has crafted a delicate, touching portrait of two characters shedding their emotional baggage.