Movies, Nerdery

The Scene of the Batman Is In Your Mind

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Behold, the fan-made trailer for “The Batman Complex,” which posits Batman is nothing more than a figment of a very thin and oddly Welsh Bruce Wayne’s imagination, planted there by Leonardo DiCaprio’s character from Inception… or something like that. Honestly, the video’s kind of a mess, but there’s enough smart lines taken from various movies, clever edits and great surprises amidst the chaos that I thought it was worth sharing. After DiCaprio says inception is possible, I’m not gonna lie, I peed myself a little. Which was fine, because I hadn’t changed my pants yet from when I peed myself watching the Call of the Dead trailer this morning. What? Oh, like you haven’t sat in urine-soaked pants for seven or so hours just because you were too lazy to walk to the bedroom and change them.

..huh? You haven’t? None of you have? Never mind then. Thanks to Chris S. for the tip.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.