Originally Posted by shauner111
Sure, but for people to say Bale's Batman wasn't a badass makes me giggle. Id like to know people's definition of badass when Batman is throwing Maroni off a ledge or pounding Bane's face in until he breathes like a little woosy. With the Joker, he had dogs and a net around him, with his equipment malfunctioning, it's perfectly reasonable in that established world for Joker to get the upper hand for a short amount of time.
In BTAS is was the way he did these things that made it so impressive.
Not only did he make it look easy but there was also an aura of shadowy mystique.