Flick In A Limerick

A vigilante turns into a detective
To stop a serial killer with an unusual perspective
Uncovering revelations
That can ruin family reputations
While a lethal mob plans to murder the next mayor elective

Shot Caller – Matt Reeves

Role Play – (Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Farrell, Andy Serkis, John Turturro, Barry Keoghan, Jayme Lawson, Peter Sarsgaard)

Nose Candy

“Fear is a tool. When that light hits the sky, it’s not just a call. It’s a warning. For them.”

“They think I am hiding in the shadows but I am the shadows.”

“Get out of here or that suit’s gonna be full of blood.”
“Mine or yours?”

“What does a liar do when he is dead? He lies still.”

“We all have our scars Bruce. You’re still a Wayne.”

“Don’t throw your life away.”
“Don’t worry… I have 9 of them.”

“Vengeance won’t change the past, mine or anyone else. People need hope.”

Style Points

+Score
+Gang beatdown
+Nightclub fight
+Tower escape
+Riddlers confession scene
+Flood finale

Money Shot

Penguin car chase

The Big Finish

A dark knight so black, I couldn’t see! To say this is the most disturbing cinematic take of the caped crusader would be an understatement but the change of pace is refreshing and a more realistic account of the character. Matt Reeves successfully mixes Batman with a noir murder mystery. It may not be for a casual audience as there are few action sequences then most super hero flicks. When there is movement it is extremely impactful at moments I could not take my eyes off the screen. The casting was perfect! Pattinson is a badass Batman, Wright is a stern Gordon, Kravitz is a seductive Catwoman and Farrell is unrecognizable as Penguin. The only real gripe that I have with the film is that it is very long and drags for me in the second act. Also we don’t really get a glimpse into Bruce Wayne as this movie is primarily Batman throughout. With talks of two sequels and a tv show spin off already in the works I am definitely ready to immerse myself more in this universe. One thing is certain, even in Gotham the craziest cult followings form on the internet.

– Caleb Harris

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