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15 Amazing Movies... That Were Never Made!

By Vadim Newquist Sep 30, 2013

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Darren Aronovsky & Frank Miller's Year One

Ok, don't get us wrong, Christopher Nolan's BatMan Trilogy is about as close to perfection as a comic movie can get, but the team up of gritty indie director Darren Aronovsky with the legendary comic book scribe Frank Miller surely would have yielded equally amazing results. In fact, it would have been hard to screw up, because Frank Miller's source material is unimpeachably awesome.

Miller's 1987 graphic novel upon which the film was based was groundbreaking and marked the first time that the character of Batman was handled in the gritty, realistic style that would later serve as the loose blue-print for Nolan's films. Alas, the studios never allowed the project to get off the ground, fearing that the duos' vision for Batman was too edgy. Of course, that decision doesn't make a lick of sense in hindsight, considering how relentlessly dark Nolan's films were.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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