Originally Posted by Racer Morose
I'd have appreciated more the building up hadn't Thomas Wayne played the same key over and over. He cannot be anything but comprehensive and calm and displaying wisdom all around. Not even when he was dying could he display any different emotion or be anything different than calm and wise. He even built a monorail for Gotham. The movie was screaming that a tragedy couldn't be any more tragic if it happened to anyone but Thomas Wayne. The man couldn't even give his wife a birthday gift without asking his beloved son first.
Almost every Nolan/Goyer written character is saintly. MOS having the worst culprits.
I swear, the friggin porpoise from Batman 66 is what inspired all this.
"Gosh, Batman. The nobility of the almost human porpoise"
"True, Robin. It was noble of that animal to hurl itself in the path of that final torpedo. ..he gave his life, for ours..
They saw this and implied it to every other character. I'm sure of it