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Batman danced with the devil to the tune of $411m in worldwide receipts, but no amount of pale moonlight could make memories of the movie less painful for its director. “I was sicker than I’ve ever been on a film set,” remembers Tim Burton of the Pinewood-shot monolith. “We started out with a great script everyone loved, but it got torn apart by all the ego and expectation.” Silhouetted in a smoky Gotham are Burton and his leading man, Michael Keaton, whose concern was to find credible on-screen means of keeping Bruce Wayne’s identity secret. “Tim immediately got that and started lighting in a certain way and using the angles on the suit”, he explains, “on that great mask, to create a distance, a literal distance and a distance in perception.” Clark Kent take note.

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