Tim Burton's Batman: 12 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Michael Keaton Movie

Tim Burton's Batman: 12 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Michael Keaton Movie

Tim Burton Was Initially Disappointed By His First Batman Movie

Despite the critical and commercial success, Batman was not without its critics - the harshest of which, at the time, was its own director. In an 1992 interview with Empire, in promotion of his sequel, Batman Returns, (via Rotten Tomatoes) Tim Burton actually said, despite enjoying some elements, he found it “boring” as whole, calling it “more of a cultural phenomenon than a great movie.” That does not even mark the end (or the most jarring extent) of his displeasure over the film.