Film and TV

Legends of the Knight director Brett Culp on why Batman inspires us all

Everyone loves Batman. The world's greatest detective has managed to become the world's most popular superhero over the course of his 75-year existence, all without any actual superpowers. Along the way, his bravery, his mission and his ability to hang with the heroes who can literally throw cars around like toys have inspired untold numbers of people. In Legends of the Knight, filmmaker Brett Culp collects the stories of many of these people, from kids whose love of Batman helped them beat cancer to men who became cops to follow the Dark Knight's example. Before the film shows Sunday night at the Sie FilmCenter, we caught up with Culp to learn about the film, why he made it and what it is about Batman that inspires us all.

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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