Reeves doesn't seem interested in offering us a single, isolated and individually revisive cinematic Batman. Instead, what he has done is something that looks and feels like a Batman story

Pattinson's Bruce / Batman is an investigative, wounded, spooky spirit with my chemical romance haircut.

Wearing Batman's costume as the tenth actor in the film (yes, I'm counting on two friends who serialized a movie in the 40's), he overcame the limitations of the role signature - the way it removes his actor from access to facial expressions.

In Back-to-Basic 'The Batman', Robert Pattinson shines in the dark.