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Old 02-26-2013, 01:20 PM   #721
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Default Re: In hindsight what changes would you do

Originally Posted by shauner111 View Post
He didn't quit because of Rachel, and he couldn't continue the fight for 8 years because there was nothing to fight against. This Batman was more about organized crime than the small timers because that's where it begins. That's the root of the problem. There was no organized crime to fight against in the 8 years.
He had plenty to fight. A Batman only interested in organised crime is unsympathetic to me. His parents were killed in a random mugging, and there would still be plenty of death and violence in the streets occurring while Bruce sits idly by. Complacency isn't a likable trait in a superhero, and he even let things slide out of the suit, allowing good causes to go unfunded. Him wallowing in self-pity for 8 years may be realistic enough, but it's not particularly compelling.

Didn't say Bruce quit because of Rachel, just that it was odd that he'd quit after she died. He lost his future to the injustice he dedicated his life to eradicate. Surely that would galzanise a man like Bruce to try even harder. Again, it's about being pro-active. For such a minor change in the script, the character would have been much more interesting.

Originally Posted by The Guard View Post
Which, in itself is pretty unrealistic, and kind of missing the point of the concept of Batman. Nolan did his own thing. It works as its own thing. The existing mythology's take is far more compelling, layered, and powerful.
Yeah, pretty much.

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