Stories for July 19, 2008
Wow. I have gone over two hundred words without saying Batman. One of the many things that made the movie so perfect was Christian Bale's performance as Batman. Batman has always been my favorite superhero. Unlike Superman, Spider-man or most other superheroes, he wasn't born powerful or exposed to radiation. He overcame adversity, and using courage and everlasting hope for a brighter tomorrow, he triumphs. The reason Batman is so special is because he gives the message that everyone has the capacity to change and make a difference. They really emphasized that in this movie by making Batman more human. Not only was Batman not bulletproof but he faced human internal struggles as well. This aspect of his character accompanied by the awesome acting of Christian Bale made for the greatest hero to ever hit the big screen.
Campbell seemed to be everywhere that weekend - he was doing book signings, hosting screenings, and offering his particular brand of humor and insight on multiple panels. Campbell gained cult fame after starring in Raimi's
I know the dust bunnies have been building around
Fun is contagious. Okay that might not be a medical fact but if everyone on screen is having a blast, the mood can quickly spread to spectators in the theater. That seemed to be the case with last year's