Re: Batman Begins v.s The Dark Knight Rises
Originally Posted by JackWhite
Easily. I guess the whole origin story with Blake pulls people out of Bruce's arc.
I felt that managing to give Bruce a satisfying arc alongside Blake's origin was a testament to the Nolans'/Goyer's abilities as writers and ideamen. I didn't feel like Blake's arc really detracted from Bruce's story. If anything, I'd wanted more from Blake's past. And Catwoman's. And Bane's.
"..the mere intimation that there might be more to a heroic narrative than the heroes are the Good Guys, the villains are Bad Guys and the heroes should Win a rousing Victory appears to be in itself such an offensive contention that it arouses a kind of defensive knee-jerk hysteria just by surfacing." - Richard K Morgan