"Adam West Has Died" Topic
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|zoneofcontrol ||10 Jun 2017 9:35 a.m. PST|
Adam West (The REAL Batman) has left us. The follow on remakes/reboots have given some entertainment and collected much money, but to me are just cartoonish shadows of the original TV series.
As many type-cast actors, West was limited in his field but wore his cape well.
RIP … and Wham! Zapp! Ka-Pow!
|Mithmee ||10 Jun 2017 1:53 p.m. PST|
| Andrew Walters ||12 Jun 2017 7:32 a.m. PST|
I wonder if it's even possible to calculate how much he influenced each of our lives: the way we appreciate Batman, the ability to un-selfconsciously enjoy an imaginative story, the way we play, the way we see good and evil, virtue.
His Batman was hyper-competent, but not arrogant, always dynamic, but consciously restrained by morality *and* manners.
There's a whole lot of people who made a lot more money, were a lot more famous, much more powerful who can't say they left the world a better place, as Adam West has.
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