Talk:Batman Begins/references

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Critical analysis[edit]

  • "Batman (and World War III) Begins: Hollywood Takes on Terror". Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. 19 (1): 77–82. 2007. ISSN 1540-4099.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  • Booker, M. Keith (2007). "The Batman film franchise". May Contain Graphic Material: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Film. Praeger. ISBN 978-0-275-99386-3. 
  • Darius, Julian (2005). Batman Begins and the Comics. Books. ISBN 978-1-4116-4543-1. 
  • DiPaolo, Marc Edward (2009). "Terrorist, Technocrat, and Feudal Lord: Batman in Comic Book and Film Adaptations". In DeTora, Lisa M. Heroes of Film, Comics and American Culture: Essays on Real and Fictional Defenders of Home. McFarland. pp. 194–217. ISBN 978-0-7864-3827-3. 
  • Fisher, Mark (2006). "Gothic Oedipus: Subjectivity and Capitalism in Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins". ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies. 2 (2). ISSN 1549-6732. 
  • Gray, Jonathan (2010). "Under a Long Shadow: Sequels, Prequels, Pre-Texts, Intertexts". Show Sold Separately: Promos, Spoilers, and Other Media Paratexts. NYU Press. pp. 131–135. ISBN 978-0-8147-3194-9. 
  • Howard, Douglas L (2008). "Batman Begins: Insanity and the Cutting Edge of Heroism". Modern and Postmodern Cutting Edge Films. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 159–192. ISBN 978-1-84718-513-6. 
  • Lichtenfeld, Eric (2007). "Excelsior!: March of the Superheroes". Action Speaks Louder: Violence, Spectacle, and the American Action Movie. Wesleyan. pp. 286–331. ISBN 978-0-8195-6801-4. 
  • Peters, Timothy D. (2007). "Unbalancing Justice: Overcoming the Limits of the Law in Batman Begins". Griffith Law Review. 16 (1): 247–270. ISSN 1038-3441. 
  • Schlegel, Johannes; Habermann, Frank (2011). "'You Took My Advice About Theatricality a Bit Literally': Theatricality and Cybernetics of Good and Evil in Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and X-Men". In Gray II, Richard J.; Kaklamanidou, Betty. The 21st Century Superhero: Essays on Gender, Genre and Globalization in Film. McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-6345-9. 
  • Schopp, Andrew (2009). "Interrogating the Manipulation of Fear: V for Vendetta, Batman Begins, Good Night, & Good Luck, and America's 'War on Terror'". The War on Terror and American Popular Culture: September 11 and Beyond. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. ISBN 978-0-8386-4207-8. 
  • Sutton, Paul. "Prequel: The 'Afterwardsness' of the Sequel". In Jess-Cooke, Carolyn; Verevis, Constantine. Second Takes: Critical Approaches to the Film Sequel. State University of New York Press. pp. 139–152. ISBN 978-1-4384-3029-4. 
  • Tate, Chuck (2008). "An Appetite for Destruction: Aggression and the Batman". In Rosenberg, Robin. The Psychology of Superheroes: An Unauthorized Exploration. Psychology of Popular Culture. Benbella Books. pp. 135–146. ISBN 978-1-933771-31-1. 
  • Toh, Justine (2010). "The Tools and Toys of (the) War (on Terror): Consumer Desire, Military Fetish, and Regime Change in Batman Begins". In Birkenstein, Jeff; Froula, Anna; Randell, Karen. Reframing 9/11: Film, Popular Culture, and the "War on Terror". Continuum. pp. 127–140. ISBN 978-1-4411-1905-6. 
  • White, Mark D.; Arp, Robert, eds. (2008). Batman and Philosophy: The Dark Knight of the Soul. Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-27030-1. 


  • Kalindjian, Claudia (2005). Batman Begins: The Official Movie Guide. DC Comics. ISBN 1932994181. 
  • Vaz, Mark Cotta (2005). The Art of Batman Begins: Shadows of the Dark Knight. Chronicle Books. ISBN 0811849481. 
  • Bond, Jeff (2006). "Anatomy lesson: Building Metropolis". Cinefantastique. 38 (3): 14–17. ISSN 0145-6032.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Hollywood production designers talk about translating comic art into three dimensions for the cinema.)
  • Bond, Jeff (2006). "Film: Batman Begins". Cinefantastique. 37 (9): 20. ISSN 0145-6032.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Cast and crew speak briefly about BATMAN BEGINS.)
  • Fordham, Joe (2005). "Starting Over". Cinefex (103): 90–96,101–112,118.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Details of the special effects used in BATMAN BEGINS.)
  • Pizzello, Stephen (2005). "Renovating the Batcave". American Cinematographer. Suppl: 16–18. ISSN 0002-7928.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Cinematographer Wally Pfister outlines the lighting strategy used for the scenes set in Bruce Wayne's underground cave for the film BATMAN BEGINS.)
  • Mugleston, Robert (2005). "Dynamic duos". ScriptWriter (24): 48–51. ISSN 1475-5157.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Article exploring issues of identity and duality in David S. Goyer's screenplay for BATMAN BEGINS.)
  • Sloane, Judy (2005). "Bat Out of Hell" (326): 36–40,42,44. ISSN 0955-114X.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Director Christopher Nolan plus cast members talk about making BATMAN BEGINS.)
  • Kay, Jeremy (2005). "Duets for one". Screen International (1507): 6. ISSN 0307-4617.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Two pairs of composers explain their reason for working on the film scores of BATMAN BEGINS (Hanz Zimmer and James Newton Howard) and SIN CITY (Graeme Revell and John Debney with Robert Rodriguez).)
  • Walker, Jonathan (2005). "Batman Begins". Film Review (658): 64–67. ISSN 0957-1809.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Actor Christian Bale also comments on the making of the film.)
  • Newman, Kim (2005). "Cape Fear". Sight & Sound. 15 (7): 18–21. ISSN 0037-4806.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help) (Looks at the cinematic creative lineage of the BATMAN franchise as Christopher Nolan's BATMAN BEGINS takes him back to his origins.)


  • JORDAN, Sean & GROSS, Edward: A Knight in Gotham / Cinefantastique (0145-6032) v.37 n.4 , July 2005, p.22-31,34-35, English, illus / On BATMAN BEGINS, including sidebar interviews with Christian Bale, Gary Oldman and Cillian Murphy.
  • REYNOLDS, Simon: Escape from the Batcave / Cinefantastique (0145-6032) v.37 n.4 , July 2005, p.32-33,67, English, illus / On the long, complicated development process for BATMAN BEGINS.
  • SPELLING, Ian: Batman Flies Again / StarBurst (0955-114X) v.Spec. n.70 , July 2005, p.36-42,44, English, illus / Screenwriter David S. Goyer talks about working on BATMAN BEGINS, with sidebars from Christian Bale.
  • SMITH, Adam: The Original American Psycho / Empire n.193 , July 2005, p.74-80,82,84,87, English, illus / A behind-the-scenes look at the making of BATMAN BEGINS, including interviews with director Christopher Nolan and actor Christian Bale.
  • SMITH, Adam: The Scarecrow: Cillian Murphy Stirs Up Cape Fears... / Empire n.193 , July 2005, p.77, English, illus / A brief interview with actor Cillian Murphy about his role in the film BATMAN BEGINS.
  • SMITH, Adam: The Batsuit Stats / Empire n.193 , July 2005, p.78, English, illus / An examination of the different materials used to make the bat suit in BATMAN BEGINS with comments by designer Day Murch.
  • SMITH, Adam: Alfred The Butler: Sir Michael Caine Is Batman's Batman / Empire n.193 , July 2005, p.79, English, illus / A brief interview with Sir Michael Caine about his role in the film BATMAN BEGINS.
  • O'HARA, Helen: Ra's Al Ghul: Ken Watanabe Unleashed... / Empire n.193 , July 2005, p.80, English, illus / A brief interview with actor Ken Watanabe about his role in the film BATMAN BEGINS.
  • GRAYDON, Danny: A Little Knight Music: A New Dynamic Duo... / Empire n.193 , July 2005, p.87, English, illus / A brief interview with composers James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer about their collaboration together on the score for BATMAN BEGINS.
  • SCHILLING, Mark: World premieres: The importance of being eastern / Screen International (0307-4617) n.1506 , 24 June 2005, p.4,6, English, illus / Looks at the reasons for holding US blockbuster premieres like WAR OF THE WORLDS and BATMAN BEGINS in Japan.
  • BATMAN BEGINS / Film Review (0957-1809) v.Spec. n.58 , June 2005, p.6-59, English, illus / Special feature on BATMAN BEGINS, charting the history of Batman and including interviews with Christopher Nolan, Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher, Val Kilmer, Christian Bale, Michael Keaton, George Clooney & Gary Oldman, & Batmobile collection
  • RUSSO, Tom: Caped Fear / Premiere (0894-9263) v.18 n.9 , June 2005, p.66-72,135, English, illus / Discusses the making of BATMAN BEGINS with comments by actor Christian Bale and director Christopher Nolan. Also a note on Batman unrealised projects.
  • PIZZELLO, Stephen: Batman Takes Wing / American Cinematographer (0002-7928) v.86 n.6 , June 2005, p.36-40,42-44,46-48,50-54,56,58-59, English, illus / Director of photography Wally Pfister explains the detailed technical considerations need to bring BATMAN BEGINS to the screen.
  • MAGID, Ron: A Miniature Gotham / American Cinematographer (0002-7928) v.86 n.6 , June 2005, p.50, English / Visual-effects co-supervisors Dan Glass and Janek Sirrs discuss the use of miniatures to depict some of the action in Gotham city in BATMAN BEGINS.
  • MOTSKIN, Yon: Batman Begins / Creative Screenwriting (1084-8665) v.12 n.3 , May 2005, p.22-23, English, illus / Co-writer David S. Goyer talks about his work on BATMAN BEGINS. A brief extract from the script appears on p.76 of this issue.
  • Coming Soon: The Big Picture: Batman Begins / Empire n.190 , April 2005, p.8-9, English, illus / Brief preview of BATMAN BEGINS with comments from actor Christian Bale.
  • GROVE, David: Batman begins / Film Review (0957-1809) v.Spec. n.55 , December 2004, p.198-202,204-206,208,210,212,214-216, English, illus / Mini-dossier on Christopher Nolan's BATMAN BEGINS including comments from Christian Bale on his character; writer David Goyer on adapting the comic book's script; Michael Caine, Katie Holmes and Cillian Murphy on their respective role.
  • GOODRIDGE, Mike: Bale morphs towards Oscar / Screen International (0307-4617) n.1477 , 19 November 2004, p.15, English, illus / Christian Bale comments on changing his body shape for The MACHINIST and BATMAN BEGINS.
  • McCABE, Joseph: Dark Knight begins / StarBurst (0955-114X) n.315 , October 2004, p.70-71, English, illus / David Goyer talks about making BATMAN BEGINS.
  • Intermission: Batman speaks! / Empire n.179 , May 2004, p.48-49, English, illus / Profile of actor Christian Bale including a brief interview where Bale describes losing weight for the role of Trevor Reznik in The MACHINIST, and comments on his most recent project, playing Batman in Christopher Nolan's BATMAN BEGINS