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post #61 of 63 Old 04-19-2012, 11:01 AM
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I think Keaton perfomance is somewhat diminished in Burtons "Batman world". There is nothing wrong with Keatons performance, but the world around him is a bit campy that mask some of his performance.

The first Batman is very good until Nicholsons Joker comes into the picture. The second is pulled down by the clown bad guys.

I agree. I think Keaton was ahead of the curve in movies that were, IMO, transitioning from the total camp of the tv series to the dark versions we have today. I always liked the screen presence of Keaton in a lot of movies, but apparently Hollywood moved past him.
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I always liked the screen presence of Keaton in a lot of movies, but apparently Hollywood moved past him.

He should have done the decent thing and milked the franchise, and done other smaller movies on the side.

It always a risk leaving the thing that made you a blockbuster star to begin with. But I guess Batman forever wouldnt have done wonders to his career either.
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I always liked the screen presence of Keaton in a lot of movies, but apparently Hollywood moved past him.

and they gave us Adam Sandler and the likes.

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