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Batman Begins (Blu-ray)

Released on 14 July 2008

Featuring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine & Liam Neeson

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 12 years & over

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In the wake of his parents' murder, disillusioned industrial heir Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. He returns to Gotham and, with the help of trusted butler Alfred (a scene-stealing Michael Caine) unveils his alter-ego: Batman is a masked crusader who will use strength, intellect and an array of high tech deceptions to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city...

Director Christopher Nolan deliberately exorcises the camp and grand guignol of the previous movies and TV series. This is truly a gritty and brooding exploration of the beginnings of the Dark Knight, a faithful vision of Bob Kane's anti-hero from DC Comics.

  • Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer and others reveal the movie's backstories as you watch.
  • The Dark Knight IMAX Prologue
  • Tankman Begins
  • Batman - The Journey Begins
  • Shaping Mind And Body
  • Gotham City Rises
  • Cape And Cowl
  • Batman - The Tumbler
  • Path To Discovery
  • Saving Gotham City
  • Genesis Of The Bat
  • Reflections On Writing Batman Begins
  • Digital Batman
  • Batman Begins Stunts
  • Confidential Files

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 Average rating (57 reviews)

 Special Features

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Special Features

€ Tankman Begins (MTV spoof)

€ Theatrical Trailer

€ Batman - The Journey Begins

€ Shaping Mind and Body

€ Gotham City Rises

€ Cape and Cowl

€ Batman - The Tumbler

€ Path to Discovery

€ Saving Gotham City

€ Genesis of the Bat

€ Still Gallery

€ 3 Easter Eggs

€ The Dark Knight - Prologue

 Fantastic transfer for a classic film

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As a big fan of the movie I was thrilled to hear it would be getting a BD release and just in time for TDK.

The transfer is incredible and makes the whole experience of watching the movie feel totally fresh.

The extra feature of the opening 6 minutes of TDK is worth the price alone!

 The USB flash drive is 128mb

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the usb stick is 128mb in case anyone is wondering. the pics on it are ok

 Brilliant Disc ... but I had to work hard to appreciate it!

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The disc is great but be warned, to avoid the disappointment of it arriving through your letterbox, unpacking it, admiring the packaging and then slipping the disc into the machine only to discover it won't run properly, make sure that you have downloaded and applied the latest FirmWare Updates.

It takes quite a while to do (or it did on my Samsung BD-P1400) and the effort involved made it impossible for me to have enough time to actually watch the film or check out all the special features.

 Back from the brink

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The sad thing is Batman Begins seems to be forgotten among all the Dark Knight hype. People tend to forget how good a film it is - this is the film that brought the cinematic Batman back from the brink of destruction.

It's refreshing to have a film focus on Batman for once and not the bad guy, and the story is exciting but with enough focus on character for it to be interesting as well. Performance wise you can't go wrong with players like Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Cillian Murphy and Christian Bale (oh I wish he was my favourite Batman, he's a much closer fit to the comics... but Michael Keaton is too strong a memory for me)

The only thing wrong with the disc is that it's a little low on features.

As for the price, it's a bit silly to compare the price of BluRay to HD-DVD. HD-DVD is a dead medium, no longer in production. Most retailers were selling them at low prices to get rid of now worthless stock - of course it was cheaper.

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ActorsChristian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman, Linus Roache & Mark Boone Junior
DirectorChristopher Nolan
Certificate12 years and over
ScreenWidescreen 2.35:1 Anamorphic
LanguagesEnglish - Dolby True HD (5.1)
Additional LanguagesFrench ; German ; Italian ; Spanish - Castiliian
SubtitlesDanish ; Dutch ; English ; Finnish ; French ; German ; Italian ; Norwegian ; Portuguese ; Swedish ; Spanish - Castiliian