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Canister X Movie Review #14: Batman Returns (1992) - Canister X - A.P. Fuchs
Batman Returns (1992) Written by Daniel Waters Directed by Tim Burton Runtime 126 min. 3.5 out of 5 A mysterious “penguin man” surfaces and takes the city by storm, so much so that evil business tycoon Max Shreck, played by Christopher Walken, thinks he can turn Penguin into the city’s new mayor. But Penguin is not all what he seems and he secretly controls the Red Triangle Gang, who are wreaking havoc across the city. Adding to the mix is one Selina Kyle, Shreck’s lowly assistant, er, secretary, who, after a bad night with her boss, becomes Catwoman. The Bat Signal shines and the Dark Knight returns to once again rid Gotham of chaos and restore order. Michael Keaton is back as Gotham’s Guardian and brings to the role all the mystery and edge that made the ’89 movie so popular. What’s even better is that this movie actually has Batman in it and the vigilante appears, clad in black armor, more than just four times like in the previous flick. Danny DeVito as the Penguin does a great job given what he had to work with. Though the Penguin in this film is not the same as the …