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Old 10-25-2012, 03:55 PM   #91
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Default Re: TDKR Oscar Chances? - Part 1

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Originally Posted by Alexei Belyakov View Post
The truth is more compelling than fiction.
This is a comic book movie.

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This series took a strong turn towards realism with TDK.
Not that it turned the villains into dullards with stupid schemes. Joker was a terrorist but he was still comic book Joker and his terrorism was based on the Killing Joke graphic novel idea about pushing people to their extremes and making them go bad like him.

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Making the villains shadows of Al-Qaeda makes for a more plausible & captivating picture. You're not just watching a comic book movie. You're watching Batman in the real world, confronting real threats.
Making villains like boring real world terrorists removes the captivating fantasy that you want from a comic book movie. If I want to watch terrorists doing stupid things for no reasons except bloodshed then I'll look at the news.

I go to the movies, especially comic book movies for escapism.

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You dislike it because its real, but that was the whole point.
I dislike it because it's boring and uninteresting.

It's because of this you can bet your bottom dollar this movie won't be getting any best picture nominations let alone any wins.

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