Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson shared his thoughts on the flaws of the Batman franchise's bat-signal, and some DC fans aren't too happy about it.
Tyson took to Twitter with a photo of the iconic signal, writing that the message only works when it's nighttime and cloudy. "Just occurred to me: The famous Bat-Signal that summons Batman’s crime-fighting skills works only on cloudy nights -- and never in the daytime. Seems to me, a bat emoji sent to Bruce Wayne’s smart phone or even an old fashioned beeper would improve on this," the famed scientist said.
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Actor Michael Keaton, who played Bruce Wayne in Tim Burton's Batman and its sequel, revealed that he's never watched a single DC or Marvel movie – even his own.
In an interview with Variety, the actor explained "I know people don't believe this, that I've never seen an entire version of any of those movies – and Marvel movie, any other. And I don't say that I don't watch that because I'm highbrow – trust me! It's not that." He added "It's just that there's very [few] things I watch. I start watching something and think it is great and I watch three episodes, but I have other shit to do!"
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If you thought news of Robert Pattinson stepping up as the new Batman was just one of his saucy pranks, or that it was simply too good to be true, it’s time to snap out of it and start believing it. The official trailer for The Batman came out over the weekend, and it showcases RPatz in all of his superhero glory. And, yes, those are some big wings to fill: Christian Bale was iconic as the vigilante in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, as was Ben Affleck in Zack Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman. And do we even have to mention Michael Keaton?
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