Re: The Joker sized elephant in the room
You're right the film is not about the Joker. Just as Batman Begins was not about him. But that little nugget at the end was uber cool without taking away from the film itself.
That being said, Bane saying his name would be alright with me.
"I've yet to see any demons on the ward, and I'm particularly observant. So go back to your lab & make me a pill that can cure madness or I'll kick your ass so hard you'll be able to build a pool in the footprint. Understood?" ~ Dean Learner, Garth Marenghi's Darkplace.