Re: Things you noticed after multiple viewings on DVD / BluRay.
That was a horrendous writing low point of the film. It's the purest violation of the show don't tell rule. The entire turning point of her arc is reduced to a single line.
Alan Moore on comics:
They've lost a lot of their original innocence, and they can't get that back. And, they're stuck, it seems, in this kind of depressive ghetto of grimness and psychosis. I'm not too proud of being the author of that regrettable trend.