Batman & Robin
Starring: George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chris O'Donnell, Alicia Silverstone, Uma Thurman, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Vivica A. Fox
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Produced by: Warner Bros.
Distributed by: Warner Bros.
|B+ B+ B+|
|Review by Xibo
||Date seen: June 26, 1997|
|Viewing Location: Secaucus
|Summary: Completely colorful, fantastic, unreal.|
|Joel Schumacher gives us an explosion of color, with a Batman cartoon
thrown in for good measure. Although the movie is all live actors, it
has the feel of a cartoon, as actors perform impossible leaps and flips,
smacking the hell out of the bad guys. Uma Thurman and Arnold Schwarznegger
give great performances as Ivy and Ice, while George Clooney gives the best
Batman performance yet. Clooney deserves better, however, as much of this
film was merely an example of how to overspend a budget in order to produce
flashier and more exorbant sets. But don't get me wrong; it's still quite
an enjoyable romp. |
|F F F|
|Review by Finrod
||Date seen: 0, 0000|
|Viewing Location: cable/dish
|Summary: Seeing only 30 seconds of this movie was enough for me|
|I only saw about 30 seconds of this movie on cable, but that was enough-- I wanted to claw my eyes out, but fortunately I was able to reach the remote, and changed the channel instead.
|D- D- D-|
|Review by Jigen
||Date seen: July 17, 1998|
|Viewing Location: God help me I've blacked it out
|Summary: An absolute abomination of a film|
|This movie made my soul weep.
Closer to Batman: The Merchandising than any kind of quality film. Joel Schumacher should burn for putting a great franchise on hold and delaying many, many other great projects based on comics with the utter and complete failure of this film. There is little in compelling story, nothing that suspends the audiences disbelief, and acting performances that actually made me fear for some careers (some of which actually haven't fully recovered since). The garishly colored sets with public friendly Batman carrying the bat-plastic and driving bat-icemobiles just isn't believable. The only thing keeping this from an F is seeing Arnold Schwartzenegger's "acting" debut. Too bad it didn't really work out, big guy. |
|C C C|
|Review by Z
||Date seen: December 14, 2000|
|Talk about running a franchise into the ground. |
|C C C|
|Review by tmon
||Date seen: December 31, 2000|
|Viewing Location: NYC
|Summary: C'mon! :(|
|Built-in ice skates. Bad choice for Batgirl. And Uma sounding like she was reading off a card. Gimmie a break. |
|C- C- C-|
|Review by smeehrrr
||Date seen: May 21, 2003|
|Viewing Location: WA somewhere
|Summary: Here's the thing|
|You know when having Robin in your movie is a good idea? When it's 1966 and you're Adam West.
"I should put quotes here."