The Lego Batman movie is fun, also destroys the Batman myth forever
BLIND ITEM #5 - This A+ list mostly movie actor who also directs is doing his best to get out of making the next installment of a franchise. He will make it if forced but would love for them to say they found a replacement. He is miserable. (link)
I'm sorry, Mr. Affleck, but your job just became somewhat harder. A new movie has come out that redeems Batman, but wrecks the Frank Miller archetype in the process.
|Oh, shut up|
The Lego Batman Movie does something no other DC film has done: it actually tries to conceptualize the hero as a human being. A flawed, rich, narcissistic human being, hovering on the edge of self-awareness. Even Iron Man didn't go this deep:
The Lego Batman Movie calls Frank Miller Batman on his bullshit, tells him what he is, and ultimately persuades him to adopt a more constructive, team-oriented approach. This is more likely to work for him, and will be less dull for us. I alway liked team Batman better anyway: