Batman & Robin

Film, Fantasy
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The fourth Bat-flick finds this juvenile franchise running on empty. Oozing insincerity and perplexed paternalism, Clooney plays Batman as an irrelevant bystander. Screenwriter Akiva Goldman sets up a 'revenge of nature' theme, with Schwarzenegger's lumpen Mr Freeze croaking interminable 'cool' puns ('chill'), and Thurman vamping as eco-terrorist Poison Ivy, but soon falls back on recycling random Bat-pieces with scant rhyme or reason. Robin, the blandly obnoxious O'Donnell, meets his match in Silverstone's unintentionally hilarious Oxbridge biker chick, but Batgirl is just another doll looking for a merchandising tie-in.

By: TCh

Release details

Duration: 125 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Joel Schumacher
Screenwriter: Akiva Goldsman
Cast: George Clooney
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Uma Thurman
Chris O'Donnell
Alicia Silverstone
Pat Hingle
Michael Gough

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One of the worst movies I have ever seen. In fact, as a poor student, I went to see this when it came out in the cinema and almost walked out! With a script and plot that appears to have been written by a 10 year old, even the wealth of stars they throw at this can't save it from drowning in its own technicolor yawn!