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Old 11-22-2012, 10:17 PM   #701
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Default Re: Characterization of the Knight - Nolan and Bale's Bruce Wayne/Batman - Part 2

Originally Posted by Anita18 View Post
But Gotham doesn't NEED a masked hero. It's arguable that Batman made things worse by existing. Batman was what Bruce Wayne needed to work through his pain, and he tried to do good during the process. But Nolan has never made it very obvious that Batman all by his lonesome was going to "save" Gotham from itself.

And I'm sure that Bruce's parents, if they were alive, would never want Batman for Bruce. They wouldn't be disappointed in him for doing his best and moving on for his own good. That's why I thought Bruce bequeathing Wayne Manor for orphans was such great closure - that's what his parents would want their memory to be. Not Batman. Not for their only son.
So are you saying Bruce was right or wrong for leaving the equipment to Blake? Blake clearly eschewed the path of working within the system, we see that in his scene of throwing away his badge and in his scene with Gordon at the end. Unless Blake is going to be just sitting in the batcave and not trying to be the symbol Bruce was, he is likely going to cause and destruction as the first Batman did

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