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Old 09-30-2013, 11:30 PM   #19
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Default Re: Batman as a Vehicle for the Surveillance State

Originally Posted by DACrowe View Post
However, after watching how clumsily--to the point of being nearly insulting--Goyer and Snyder handled such themes themselves in Man of Steel, complete with Superman shrugging as skyscrapers collapsed and Zod's machine causing planes to crash into buildings...

Yeah, let's not go down there. I'm all for making Batman's methods murky or morally ambiguous. Nolan toyed with it. Frank Miller and Alan Moore fully embraced it (though for different means). Snyder is too tone deaf to pull that off with finesse.
I think you should wait for the sequel before you reserve judgement for how Snyder and Co. handle those sorts of themes.

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