Batman Begins was listed as one of 5 movies “to nosh on”. Here is an excerpt:
Banished are Bat nipples, hammy villains and a comic-book hero adrift in his own adventures. Nolan ignores the four predecessors that began with 1989′s Batman to expose his avenger’s dark roots. “To tackle an icon who has never been explained before is a tremendous opportunity,” says the British director, who watched the campy ’60s TV series as a kid. “It’s a mythic story that draws upon Hamlet and The Count of MonteCristo.”
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