Originally Posted by Doc Samson
Exactly. Talia is just the most prominent situation, but from Blake, to the injury, to the fake death, almost every single scene made to be shocking or suspenseful was already anticipated.
The same was true for TDK though. Pretty much everybody expected Dent to become Two-Face, for Joker to betray the mob, for Rachel to be worm food, for Gordon to not really be dead, etc. It wasn't any more surprising than TDKR.