We have had three different Batmans in the last 20 years, each with their own different on screen portrayal. Fans of the Dark Knight trilogy loved the grounded aspect that Christopher Nolan was going for. While fans of Ben Affleck and Zack Snyder got their more “comic book accurate” portrayals. What Robert Pattinson in Matt Reeves ‘The Batman’ does is nothing short of comic book accurate and well grounded.
Right from the opening credits we get a horror like film in Gotham City. The opening monologue from Robert Pattinson lends an ominous tone to the events that are about to unfold. Surprisingly this is a buddy cop film between Jim Gordon and Batman. Fans of the Bat himself will rejoice! Whereas other films chose to sparsely play Bruce Wayne inside the suit, Matt reeves does not shy away at all in this transition.
Zoe Kravitz does an excellent job as Selena Kyle AKA, Catwoman. Their romance is stripped straight from the comic book pages themselves in their on again off again. The chemistry that Pattinson and Kravitz have in his film is astronomically evident as to their scenes together steal the film.