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Old 10-08-2012, 10:18 PM   #68
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Default Re: Mirror Scenes and Dialogue in TDK Trilogy

Originally Posted by Baramos View Post
Actually while we're on this tangent is there a Chekhov's Gun in Batman Begins? We got the flying gauntlet blades in The Dark Knight, and the autopilot in TDKR is only a semi-Chekhov's gun in my opinion since it is mentioned three or four times before saving the day, but is there an equivalent gadget or weapon in Batman Begins where it is only mentioned near the beginning, we forget about it, and only suddenly remember it when it then suddenly is the thing that Batman uses to gain victory at the very end?
Not in the strictest sense of the term. Maybe the bats that Batman uses to escape Arkham Asylum because we see them at the very beginning of the movie and it plays with the idea of Bruce using his own fear to fight others. Also, even though it's not really a weapon I think Gordon's letter is the best example of Chekhov's Gun in Rises. It's not seen or mentioned after Bane takes it and one could argue he uses it as ammunition to hurt the city.

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Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
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