Re: Uncanny Plot Similarities between The Dark Knight Rises & Batman Begins (SPOILERS
Originally Posted by Fudgie
Of course there's lots of similarities. Rises is just a weak rehash of Begins. Nolan got lazy in this one. Same plot devices he used before.
Some wonder why loads of people call the flick lazy.
Bane and Catwoman have different goals than Ra's/Scarecrow (but not Talia).
The Gothamites are fully in control of their actions. Not under a drug's influence.
Batman is a leader moreso than a mysterious creature in the shadows.
Nuke to keep the govt. out and create a plausible No Man's Land scenario vs microwave emitter to spread Fear Gas.
No crime bosses strangling Gotham.
"I am for no master nor moral persuasion. I am for myself. What your yearning soul, madam, might mistake for loyalty to person or Purpose is merely a firm and, aye, principled determination to accept responsibility only for myself and my own actions." - Elric of Melnibone, The Revenge of the Rose (Elric: Swords and Roses).