Batman and Robin is a mess. It is joyless, unnecessary, and stupid. I saw this in the theater when it came out, and that might be the last time I saw it, until now. It would be easy to sit here and type about everything that is wrong with this movie, though it would make for a long post, so I decided to do something different. I went into it with the intent of finding five good things about this movie. I knew it would be difficult, but I figured I could do it. I sorely underestimated Joel Schumacher.
Batman Forever was the top grossing movie in 1995. I read that on Netflix’s description, so I believe it to be true. Unfortunately for Joel Shumacher, that is not its legacy. Its legacy is a song. It is a song that will get stuck in your head, burrow down deep, and not go away for days. Continue reading