The Batman: missbricosplay's Catwoman cosplay is just perfect

The Batman: missbricosplay's Catwoman cosplay is just perfect

The Batman

The Batman, the new and already popular DC film that tells us about a new Dark Knight played by Robert Pattinson, is released in theaters today. Together with the most skilled Detective in the world we will also find Catwoman. Now, missbricosplay offers us its own Catwoman cosplay, with a perfect final result.

As you can see, missbricosplay offers us three shots of its Catwoman cosplay, two of which are set in an urban area. Also thanks to the gray filter, it's easy to imagine that this Catwoman is on the streets of Gotham City. The costume is great, with all the details in place. missbricosplay hasn't forgotten to bring the whip, a typical weapon of the DC character.

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'The Batman' is the 'Se7en' of superhero movies

Nothing I tell you in this post is going to stop you from seeing “The Batman.” Certain pop culture institutions have become so deeply embedded as to be not only critic-proof, but everything proof. Vladdy Putin could unleash hydrogen bombs a week from now and, in the fallout, someone out there would still cobble together $200 million to make a new Batman movie where the latest flourish is that Alfred is played a Portuguese woman. You can’t kill Batman. Even if you did, they’d just bring him back in a reboot anyway.

Speaking of reboots, here now is Matt Reeves’ “The Batman,” which clocks in at a hefty 170 minutes and stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader. If you’re a Batfan — and the Census Bureau tells me you very much are — you’re already waiting in line to see the movie, even though we have Fandango for that kinda s—t now. Perhaps you have questions about “The Batman” or, more likely, you’re a deranged asshat who wants to yell at me for writing about the movie before you’ve even had the chance to see it. I respect your intentions either way, so let’s ditch this already-lengthy intro and get down to business.

The Batmobile in a chase scene in "The Batman."

The Batmobile in a chase scene in 'The Batman.'

Warner Bros. Pictures / DC Comics

Is “The Batman” good?Yes. It’s a good movie. VERY good in parts. I’m gonna try to keep the spoilers to a minimum for this post. But if you’re still wary, read no further. I liked “The Batman,” and you probably will, too. There were multiple moments where I jerked around in my seat and went “OH S—T.” That’s the hallmark of any quality action movie.

Is it gritty?Oh my God, it’s so gritty. Gotham City looks like crap. Everyone is addicted to something called “drops,” which is dumb when they could have just used heroin for the plot instead. R-Pattz has messy bangs. It rains every second of every hour, even in subway stations that appear to be indoors but turn out to just be poorly lit. “Something in the Way” by Nirvana serves as the bedrock music, only this time the studio ponied up for the real (great) song and not some awful cover. The composition and production design are both excellent, but the palette for “The Batman” is so washed out that it makes “Saving Private Ryan” look like a Skittles ad. There IS an upside to all that grit, though.

What is it?It helps “The Batman” look like an actual film and not like other DC/Marvel movies where the effects are lousy and the actors spend all their time doing glorified voice acting in front of a green screen. There’s texture to this movie, and that’s no small thing. The effects are seamless. The violence, especially in the opening, is genuinely brutal. If the stunts aren’t legit, they certainly appear to be so (the centerpiece car chase is probably the best I’ve seen in any Batman movie). All of that gives the story a bigger impact. I don’t jump out of my seat watching a CGI Spiderman loop-de-loop around a CGI spaceship four times in a row. I need to feel the hurt.

Also, Reeves has crafted “The Batman” as a grisly murder procedural — the influence of David Fincher’s “Se7en,” a better film, abounds — with Batman lost in his work tracking down the Riddler, who just assassinated the mayor of Gotham City. Comic book movies are so dominant and so isolated that fans reflexively only compare them to OTHER comic book movies and not movies as a whole. “The Batman,” thankfully, steps outside of the usual Batman movie restraints of the series and, to its credit, works as a straightforward thriller you can enjoy even if you aren’t a DC fanservant. 

Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne in "The Batman."

Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne in 'The Batman.'

Jonathan Olly / DC Comics

How’s Pattinson in the title role?Pattinson’s Batman is a character defined less by who he is than by what everyone else in Gotham, near and close, thinks of him. That’s the whole meta subtext to “The Batman,” which I will leave for more annoying critics to pore over. All I’ll say is that a lot of people call Batman a freak in this movie, and they’re entirely correct. Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne is more than aware of this, and on a certain level agrees with it. This Batman knows he sucks. One of his supposedly badass lines in the opening sequence even gets thrown back in his face as a taunt multiple times throughout the rest of the story, which I liked. But he works hard, even though he’s not confident in himself at all. That’s how Pattinson is able to make the role his own.

To a point. There’s still an overabundance of requisite frowning: the kind that started with Christian Bale’s Batman and has refused to abate. I’m getting very, very tired of it. Reeves even tosses in a Travis Bickle-style journal narration for Bruce Wayne that adds nothing to the proceedings. Pattinson is a debonair fellow. I have no clue why you wouldn’t USE that trait for a character who, at one point in time, had actual charm in his arsenal. One goddamn joke. That’s all I ask. Have the poor guy tell a joke for once. Michael Keaton was the best Batman of my lifetime for a reason.

OOOH ARSENALS! DOES BATMAN HAVE KEWL WEAPONS IN THIS?He does, but Reeves made a point of outfitting his Batman with a more grounded, DIY aesthetic. There are no Batarangs. There’s no magical Bat Harrier jet popping out of an alleyway. Reeves stays firmly in the “No seriously but what if superheroes were REALLY real?” phase of storytelling that’s been en vogue for roughly a decade now. In this case though, I liked seeing all of Batman’s ad hoc weapons and supplies, including the Batmobile itself.

Again, it’s about details. You can tell that Reeves put thought and care into every aspect of “The Batman.” The production design has a backstory girding it. Gotham City looks spiritually run down, even in its moneyed enclaves. Nightclubs look realistically unpleasant. Wayne Manor is properly dilapidated. Bruce Wayne looks tired all the time. And the cast itself is fantastic. Again, when used properly.

What do you mean?I told you about the frowning thing, but there are other missed opportunities. Jeffrey Wright is one of the best actors in the universe, so it’s enervating to watch his Jim Gordon spend every scene turning to Batman and going, “What does this mean?” Motion capture legend Andy Serkis plays Alfred and does so quite well. But he’s also saddled with typical Alfred soliloquies that any classy British actor could deliver in their sleep. Also, the guy in the movie who looks like Russell Crowe is NOT Russell Crowe. That pissed me off.

Robert Pattinson as Batman and Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle in "The Batman."

Robert Pattinson as Batman and Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle in 'The Batman.'

Jonathan Olly / DC Comics

What was the worst part of the movie?Definitely when Arnold Schwarzenegger came out of nowhere as Mr. Freeze and tells Batman, “Now you will be known as DA FROZEN ONE!” That was kinda beat.

OK Mister Grumpy Pants, what didn’t piss you off?Everything else. Let’s take the rest of the supporting cast one by one. Paul Dano is your Riddler, who’s been Jokerfied by a robust 78% and spends almost all of the movie wearing what appears to be a retrofitted gimp mask. But gimp Riddler makes for a fine villain, especially toward the end when Dano takes off his mask. Dano has arguably the most punchable face in movie history, and he’s never afraid to exploit that fact. So this is easily the best iteration of the Riddler I’ve encountered. Apologies to Frank Gorshin. If anything, there’s not enough of gimp Riddler in this movie. Just as in “The Dark Knight,” which I love nearly as much as everyone else does, the main villain remains off screen for long stretches to accommodate a plot that’s two degrees too complicated. At one point I wondered if Reeves forgot that Dano was even in his movie.

Thankfully, the other plot distractions are compelling in their own right. Zoe Kravitz is your Catwoman, and this movie’ll make her even more famous than her parents already are. Kravitz plays Catwoman as bisexual, but Reeves doesn’t make that part of her terribly explicit. This is a shame not only for the usual reason — for real studio heads, you can have a gay character now, it’s normal — but because her sexuality is relevant to the plot in two critical ways. Muting it washes those plot elements out, not unlike rain in an underground rail station.

Also, John Turturro plays a mob boss. I’d watch John Turturro read a nursing home pamphlet to me. In fact, I once paid him to do so.

John Turturro as Carmine Falcone in "The Batman."

John Turturro as Carmine Falcone in 'The Batman.'

Jonathan Olly / DC Comics

What about the Penguin?!Ah yes, carrying on the tradition of Batman movies having at least one villain too many, the Penguin is also here to make Bruce Wayne’s life far too complicated. He’s played by Colin Farrell, who remains unrecognizable all the way throughout. Even at the end, I was still like, “THAT’S Colin Farrell?” Farrell even gives his Penguin a Bugs Bunny Joisey accent that helps lighten up the mood when it’s desperately, desperately needed. I look forward to more of this Joisey Penguin.

Is the Joker in this bad boy, too?You know he is, and I don’t count that as a spoiler because this is now the third Batman movie I’ve watched where the Joker appears in the denouement. It’s tradition now. Your future Joker this time around will be played by “Green Knight” scumbag Barry Keoghan. My man has promise, especially with Reeves remaining at the helm through a planned trilogy. Why I’ve already bought tickets for “The Dark Batman,” probably coming to theaters in 2024!

Was there a post-credit scene?Kinda. Very brief.

Will this review have a bonus paragraph after IT has ended?No.

Robert Pattinson as Batman in "The Batman." 

Robert Pattinson as Batman in 'The Batman.' 

Jonathan Olly / DC Comics

Will you see this movie in the theater 50 times like a true dork?No. Once was enough. I’m not certain just yet that “The Batman” will prove as rewatchable as the Christopher Nolan Batman movies, which had their own issues but had such iconic characters and moments in them — particularly the final two entries — that they became addictive. “The Batman” has that kind of potential. But again, this movie is nearly three goddamn hours long, with a lot of detours. I’m used to endless blockbusters now. I don’t really have a beef with them, but I’m only human. There were roughly five times in the final 30 minutes of “The Batman” when I thought the screen would cut to black, and then it didn’t. And the thing is, I still would have thought it was a good movie had it ended at any of those points.

But it didn’t. Batman will never end. I can complain about that all I want, but when Reeves and Pattinson make another one of these, you better believe I’ll have regained my appetite.

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