Re: The "Nolan's views on Batman villains" thread
Bane wasn't a watered down Ra's. In the grand scheme of things, it was viceversa.
"..the mere intimation that there might be more to a heroic narrative than the heroes are the Good Guys, the villains are Bad Guys and the heroes should Win a rousing Victory appears to be in itself such an offensive contention that it arouses a kind of defensive knee-jerk hysteria just by surfacing." - Richard K Morgan