A kaleidoscopic technicolor onomatopoeaic pow!; the purest authenticity example of golden-age comic book superheroicism ever on-screen [in a postmodern, counter-culture ’60’s lens (as Joel Schumacher’s disaster films proved) it’s not easy to replicate] – a holy nostalgia! comedy hymn to the light-hearted, ironic, farcical, imaginative, druglike, rule-emancipated, groovy, cheesy, pop-art, naïve, minimalistic, tongue-in-cheek, fun B-feature camp-comedy of childhood innocence & fantasy escapism where the genre began… w. ’60’s postmodernism & era-synergized wry, meta self-referential genre deconstructive obvious parody, career roles by deadpan & dulcet tone Adam West & Burt Ward in juxtaposition to icon Rogues Gallery together popularizing the caped crusader to family households on a world pop-culture stage. 8.5/10.
Plot Synopsis: Eccentric Gotham City tycoon Bruce Wayne dons tights to fight crime as Batman, aided by pal Dick Ward as equally Spandex-clad Robin, in this 1966 camp classic. Together, they fight evildoers such as the Penguin, the Joker, the Riddler, Egghead, Catwoman and Mr. Freeze.
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