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Darius, Julian: Batman Begins and the Comics. A Non-Fiction Book. Edwardsville: Sequart Research & Literacy Organization, 2005. (170 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
BibTeX citation key: Darius2005
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Keywords: "Batman", Adaptation, Film adaptation, Superhero, USA
Creators: Darius
Publisher: Sequart Research & Literacy Organization (Edwardsville)
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Abstract
Batman Begins and the Comics studies the 2005 film, directed by Christopher Nolan, paying particular attention to how it draws on its comic book source material. Grossing over $200 million at the U.S. box office, Batman Begins was co-written by comic book writer David S. Goyer and was widely praised for its fidelity to the comics that inspired it. This book contains scene-by-scene annotations, including notes on scenes cut from the film, as well as an essay on previous attempts to film Batman’s origins, an essay on the film’s relationship with past Batman films, and a week-by-week study of the film’s box office performance.

Table of Contents

Introduction (1)

Batman Begins and Batman: Year One (3)
Unproduced Attempts to Film Batman’s Origins (5)

Act One: Flashbacks and Training (19)
Act Two: Becoming Batman (57)
Act Three: The War for Gotham (89)

Erasing Burton: Batman Begins, Realism, and the Anxiety of Influence (147)
Film Data (153)
Week-to-Week Box Office (157)
Further Reading (168)


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