Originally Posted by MAKAVELI25
I do like the fact that Batman made a positive difference, but I think TDK is the best film in the trilogy because of how compelling it is. When examining a hero like Batman you have to adress the fact that with the style of war he wages on crime there will be benefits as well as casualties. A Gotham where a Batman WAS needed and is not needed anymore is a lot more safe than a Gotham that will need the legacy passed down from one Batman to the next
Yup I loved seeing the Batman effect on Gotham in TDK. Those crazy ass copycats, the desperation of the mob with their daylight meetings and hiring a crazy like Joker to help them. Hell Joker himself was the ultimate villain response to the Bat in Gotham.