Paul Dano

The Batman Review

Much as when Spider-Man finally turned up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Matt Reeves’ The Batman smartly eschews retreading the caped crusader’s origin story, assuming correctly that after 80 years, almost everyone turning up for a Batman movie understands the lay of the land. We know who Bruce Wayne (Robert Pattinson) is, and why he dresses up as a bat to fight crime in the oppressive urban he...

Youth

Retired composer and conductor, Fred Ballinger (Michael Caine) and his daughter, Lena (Rachel Weisz) are holidaying at an upscale resort in the Swiss Alps. Fred’s old friend, film director Mick Boyle (Harvey Keitel) is also there. Fred and Mick are octogenarians whose best creative days would seem to be behind them. Mick is leading a group of young writers on the third draft of a film he plans to ...