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I have just watched the movie that reinvented the word "campy."

I'm working on a research project for college that required watching a lot of Superhero movies. I had to pick from certain decades, so I picked the most famous ones I knew of. Of course, that meant I had to watch the 1966 Adam West Batman movie.

And it was painful.

In stead of wasting more time putting effort into writing a well thought out review about it, I figured I'd share my grumpy Facebook posts and let you discover what I thought of the movie that way.

Before the campiness really set in hard.
Before the campiness really set in hard.

Seriously, how he figured out half of this stuff is the real mystery.
Seriously, how he figured out half of this stuff is the real mystery.

 I think he used the weapons as, well, weapons, like once.
I think he used the weapons as, well, weapons, like once.
When I was starting to realize which circle of hell I'd managed to stumble into.
When I was starting to realize which circle of hell I'd managed to stumble into.
I wouldn't have wanted my name in the credits for this movie.
I wouldn't have wanted my name in the credits for this movie.
Slowly slipping into a camp-induced coma.
Slowly slipping into a camp-induced coma.
I think I was in shock at this point.
I think I was in shock at this point.
The stupidity of this movie continued to astound me even this far in.
The stupidity of this movie continued to astound me even this far in.
I mean, that's pretty dumb, right?
I mean, that's pretty dumb, right?
When after more than an hour of pure cheese, I was finally released.
When after more than an hour of pure cheese, I was finally released.

I'm creating this post while watching the 1978 Superman, which so far, beats the spandex off of both the '66 Batman and the other Superman movie I watching today: Superman and the Molemen. Because that's a thing that exists, apparently.

If you want to see more Superman/Batman grumping, head on over to one of my other blog and read my review of Dawn of Justice.


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