Originally Posted by JackWhite
It seems that way. But I'm not really sure a longer cut, without IMAX limitations, would have given us a significantly different or better film. But it's fairly obvious some of the breathing room was cut out of the film because of IMAX.
A fact that greatly saddens me. It seems, rather than cut whole scenes out, Nolan opted to cut out little bits from almost every scene. The result, as you said, is a distinct lack of breathing room.
I still haven't forgiven him for the things he cut out of the scene where Alfred confesses about the letter