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Old 03-26-2013, 11:46 PM   #178
Red Mask
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Default Re: What Nolan does poorest. Villain Endings

Originally Posted by DACrowe View Post
Again, huh? I will take how Nolan handled Dent over the "tragedy" of Vader, given how awful the SW prequels were. I actually think Dent is the best example in all of comic book films of a character turning. Yes, I think if the movie was three hours, we would have had more scenes of him in the gray zone, but it worked very well.
After watching and reading stories of Two-Face for so long the effect didn't work so well for me. Nolan's take was tragic, but so was the version in Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns" and in the animated series. In the end one can only take so much before it becomes obvious he's a villain who will do terrible crimes.

If there's one thing you can learn from Game of Thrones is this important lesson:

All Men Betray
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