Daily Archives: July 23, 2012
Remember that great line Ricardo Montalban has in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan? You know, the one where Khan is asked why he continues to grapple with James T. Kirk, and he replies, “He tasks me.” That is what Biff Bam Pop editor-in-chief Andy Burns does to me sometimes. He finds out that I don’t like a movie, like Alien 3 or The Dark Knight, and then he challenges me.
Recently he challenged me to find five things to like about Joel Shumacher’s Batman & Robin. Yeah, Batman & Robin, the worst of the first Batman quadrology, the day-glo camp nightmare that made the campy 1966 “Batman” television series seem downright serious, the one with the Bat-Credit Card, and yes, the one that effectively killed the first Batman film franchise. I gotta find five? Wow. Find out what I came up with after the jump.
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