Went to see Batman Begins last night. I have to say, it was so much better than I expected! Christian Bale was excellent as Bruce Wayne, and the supporting cast did a good job too. I liked the story and was pleased at the choice of villain. Some of the "surprises" were a bit predictable, but that didn't detract much from the overall enjoyment.
I think what made this movie work was it was less comic-booky than the other Batman movies. The structure of the story, the dialog, the action - all of it was just good traditional movie making, instead of making a movie out of a comic book. It's nice to see such a mature treatment.