Letterboxd, the popular film review and social networking platform, recently released its annual review for 2022, revealing that The Batman was the year’s “Most Obsessively Rewatched” film according to the platform’s millions of users.
The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, was released in October 2022 and quickly became a box office hit, grossing over $800 Million worldwide. However, it was the film’s repeat viewing numbers that truly impressed, with Letterboxd users logging multiple watches of the film in the months following its release.
The film received rave reviews from both critics and audiences, with many praising Pattinson’s portrayal of the iconic character as well as the film’s darker, more grounded tone. The film also featured an all-star cast including Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, and Colin Farrell as the Penguin.
Many fans of the film have attributed its repeat viewing success to its compelling story and characters, as well as its stunning visuals and action sequences. The film also delves deeper into the psychological and emotional aspects of the Batman character, giving audiences a new perspective on the beloved hero.
The Batman’s repeat viewing numbers also speak to the growing trend of streaming and rewatching films at home, as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced movie theaters to close and limited the number of people allowed to attend screenings.
Overall, The Batman was a standout film of 2022 and its repeat viewing numbers on Letterboxd are a testament to its enduring appeal. It is clear that the film will be a staple in the Batman film canon and will be watched by fans for years to come.
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