After seeing the film twice , I can admit that I admire the film alot more then I did the first time . While there are aspects I don't like or am iffy on, I at least can respect Nolan's attempt to get an idea or concept across even if its not as successful as it could have been. I gave it about a B- when I first saw it , but now I give it a B . So for me it went from 81% to about 85%
The performances by all involved: Bale gives his best performance as Bruce Wayne imo, and you really care about him in a way the other actors whov'e played the part have never achieved. Hathaway steals the show as Catwoman, Tom Hardy is great as Bane, and JGL is
The Concepts : The 99% vs the 1%,
Drawing on aspects of Knightfall, Knightquest, No Man's Land, and The Dark Knight Returns .
The Humor: Unfortunately the film has too little levity imo which can make the film seem overly depressing ,but the moments is does have are great.
Un-needed characters: While I like Foley, Dagget, and Holly, I would have preferred if their characters we're ditched in favor of more time with Gordon, Fox, Selina and Alfred
Certain Character Motivations:
Plot points spoken about then never fully fleshed out on screen:
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