MOVIE REVIEW: The Batman

CAUTION: This episode contains spoilers for “The Batman”.

With the new release of the highly anticipated film “The Batman” directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell, and Jeffrey Wright, host Sean and special guest Michael Rothman, who is an entertainment reporter and writer, had a chance to review the movie together. They discussed the strong aspects of the film, where it could be improved, and even shared aspects of the film that the others may have missed. Together they look at the film overall, the art of it as a film, the character portrayal, and what they would like to see in future films of The Batmanverse.


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CAUTION: This episode contains spoilers for “The Batman”.

With the new release of the highly anticipated film “The Batman” directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell, and Jeffrey Wright, host Sean and special guest Michael Rothman, who is an entertainment reporter and writer, had a chance to review the movie together. They discussed the strong aspects of the film, where it could be improved, and even shared aspects of the film that the others may have missed. Together they look at the film overall, the art of it as a film, the character portrayal, and what they would like to see in future films of The Batmanverse.

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Michael Rothman has spent almost a decade in the entertainment space for ABC News and Good Morning America, writing about Marvel and DC, including superhero shows, books, and movies.

While at ABC, Michael hosted the digital show, "Inside Marvel," a look into the inner workings and major developments in the superhero genre. He also collaborated with Lucasfilm and Disney on several other projects.

More recently, he's taken to platforms like TikTok, under the name SuperheroTok, to continue to dive further into the world that he loves and to connect and collaborate with like-minded fans.

He enjoys long walks on the beach, a good cigar, a solid Punisher storyline, and snuggling with his dog Leia Bagel. 

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  • Sean Winningham - Cohost, media producer & editor
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  • Image used in show: "Comic Books" by Steven Miller, used under CC BY 2.0 / Desaturated from original
  • Music used in show: “Fine Line” by Geographer

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A show for the most casual and dedicated fans of comics. Join Sean as he discovers what the world of comics and graphic novels has to offer from one-on-one interviews with industry professionals, round table discussions with passionate fans, and reviews on the latest comics, tv shows, and movies. New episodes every week. The Captioned Life is a part of the Comic Watch family.

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