Originally Posted by Nave 'Torment'
Why not right?
I mean sure The Killing Joke
essentiallyhas the same origin story but ftn
And of course, who doesn't love thinking about Harl?
That's ... actually really interesting about the symbolism that grips Batman not just in Nolan-verse but in every incarnation. I think people tend to not look too much into the Freudian implication of hero-myths and stories about heroism a lot these days because Freud's theories have become so much a staple of 20th Century thinking. But it's there, and while I don't pretend to know what Nolan got influenced by or was thinking when he made these movies, I do think that there are more Freudian aspects in the trilogy than we give him credit for.
Nolan's films have always had a Jungian dimension, so there's that as well.
The three movies are pretty archetypical, that's maybe the most important thing about them.