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A topic that's All Things Batman is so big that there might be no room for news on this show. In fact it's so big we're gonna have to bring in our old friend, comic book writer & official Robert E. Howard historian, Mr. Mark Finn to help us out.
And on top of all this there's a chance of a visit by another long-time friend of the show, animator extraordinaire, Lance Meyers to tell us about his exciting new Kickstarter project. Check it out:
Okay, enough with the prologue! Give to me your questions.
I got a question, why'd TDKR ending suck so hard? and why did Noland cock tease us with a third superhero? and why didn't we get to see that third superhero in costume?
First? Really? You know that makes you one of the worst people on the internet, right?
Dude, just let it go. People will do that no matter the forum or thread topic.
You do realize that this is pretty much the epitome of a leading question right? Believe it or not, other people actually LIKED the ending.....
I don't think it made sense. At the end of the movie no one knows who Batman is except 2 people so...
Why does every one think Bruce Wayne is dead?
I think that's one of those plotholes KOREY was talking about. I also don't like that Bats retired at the end. It just doesn't seem like something batman would do. The batman I'm familiar with Never Gives Up. In kingdom Come he was an old man still fighting the good fight. In Batman beyond they said the world always needs a batman. That's the Batman I've come to admire and I didn't see that batman in the last movie and that's especially why I did not like the ending. A better ending would have been seeing batman on a roof top showing that he's a vigilant protector of Gotham and then zoom out to show that JGL is standing by him in a Robin or Nightwing outfit. I know there was supposed to be some emotional reaction to Alfred at the end where Alfred gets to see Bruce live a normal life, but that's not Batman. It was a good action movie, but it wasn't a good Batman movie IMO.
I completely disagree with you. I loved that Bruce was able to have a "happy" ending, and that he could finally live the normal life he was never able to have. He's so tormented in every possible way up until that moment, Rachel dies, Harvey dies, his parents obviously died, and 8 years after he takes the blame for what the joker did, he's completely broken in every sense.
I guess the point is, everyone has their own view of what Batman should be like, and how his story should end, and this is the best ending to the story that he could have done in my opinion. He didn't "give up". He did as much as he could do, and he's presumably a LOT older now. I know Bruce comes back in Dark Knight Returns to defend the city again as an old man, but in Nolan's realistic Batman world he wouldn't be able to to continue to fight at that age. His abilities are going to be continuously limited over time, and what Robin Blake can do as Batman now will be a lot more useful to Gotham.
I understand where you are coming from. Everyone was a favorite Batman (because there are so many different takes on him) but you have to look at it in the story that Nolan is telling us. Batman himself (in this story) says that Batman is a symbol and that the whole point of Batman is that anyone can be Batman. He is hope were hope can't be found. And once again in this story that Nolan is giving us is not a Batman story but a Bruce Wayne story. The end fit well because only a few people knew who Batman was, and although Jason Gordon Levitt's is Robin in the viewers eyes he is still the same Batman in the eyes of Gotham because what drives him is what drove Bruce Wayne to become Batman in the first place.
What do you think of this point of view?
What did you guys think of Bane's voice? I personally found it irritating and unintimidating. Especially when he made speeches. I thought he sounded tired and drunk. I think I would have liked a voice that was powerful enough to match his brutal physicality. Thank you.
What is you favorite depiction of Batman? Is it from a certain comic book run, tv show or movie? Batman the Animated Series is still my favorite and the most accurate depiction of what Batman is to me.
Thanks and Long Live the League!!
With murmurs of the '66 live-action series finally getting a proper..., do you think there's even enough interest in the general public for it? Or has there been enough Batman as it is?
What with Nolan's Batman wrapping up and the next series in the works, do you think the kids now even have an interest in knowing the original "your parent's Batman"? It seems like a pretty small community of people crying for a '66 series dvd release.
I know I'll pick it up myself (if it ever comes to fruition) but that's because I grew up watching reruns of the show before I even got to Burton's Batman and B:TAS after it. However, given the success of Batman: Brave and the Bold up until it got cancelled, there might be some hope for the youth today.