Friday, July 13, 2012
Part of Miranda Tate’s role will be to encourage Bruce Wayne to continue his father’s legacy as a philanthropist, and I’m interested to see how Nolan handles this. In the sillier Batman adaptations of the ’80s and ’90s it’s easy enough to swallow the fact that Bruce Wayne’s solution to Gotham’s crime rate is to become a costumed vigilante, but the Dark Knight trilogy’s relentless pursuit of gritty realism means that Batman teeters dangerously close to the edge of the superhero-ridiculousness Uncanny Valley at all times. — from Some hopes and dreams for The Dark Knight Rises.

Part of Miranda Tate’s role will be to encourage Bruce Wayne to continue his father’s legacy as a philanthropist, and I’m interested to see how Nolan handles this. In the sillier Batman adaptations of the ’80s and ’90s it’s easy enough to swallow the fact that Bruce Wayne’s solution to Gotham’s crime rate is to become a costumed vigilante, but the Dark Knight trilogy’s relentless pursuit of gritty realism means that Batman teeters dangerously close to the edge of the superhero-ridiculousness Uncanny Valley at all times. — from Some hopes and dreams for The Dark Knight Rises.

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