- Michael Shields
Welcome To The Party Pal celebrates The Batman, the latest reboot based on the DC Comics character Batman. The film was directed by Matt Reeves, who wrote the screenplay with Peter Craig. It stars Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne / Batman alongside Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Andy Serkis, and Colin Farrell. The film sees Batman, who has been fighting crime in Gotham City for two years, uncover corruption while pursuing the Riddler (Dano), a serial killer who targets Gotham’s elite. In this episode hosts Michael Shields and Douglas Grant discuss Matt Reeves unique, bold stylistic decisions, the Riddler finally getting his turn as the chief villain in a Batman movie, Colin Farrell’s impressive Penguin prosthetics, John Turturro’s unstoppable 2022, Zoë Kravitz’s terrific take on Catwoman, how Kurt Cobain inspired Pattinson’s Batman, and much, much more.
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