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Old 07-20-2012, 12:19 PM   #52
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Default Re: Fear. Chaos. Pain. Vote for your favorite Nolan Batfilm!

Originally Posted by AnneFan View Post
I'm not completely hot about that aspect, either.
Originally Posted by ThePhantasm View Post
I still haven't decided what I think of the ending on the Blake side of things, though I liked how they ended it with Bruce. I thought the Robin reference was lame. But as a fan of Batman Beyond who can see elements of that story in TDKR... I'm a bit torn. Time will tell. First I need to see it again.
It just felt completely unnecessary to me. No need for the Robin reference, other than to excite Robin fans.

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Blake receiving the coordinates, then heading towards the waterfall as John Blake, would have left me much happier. It would have instilled a sense that it's "Batman" that continues on, and not the possibility of Robin instead. The other thought behind the Robin reference, is that Blake respects Bruce and "Batman" too much to simply replace him, so he'll take on his own entity as "Robin", and that put a horrible taste in my mouth as a way to end this franchise.

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