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Old 10-21-2013, 11:52 PM   #737
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Default Re: The Dark Knight Rises - Home Video (Blu-Ray/DVD) Release Thread - Part 2

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Originally Posted by Pfeiffer-Pfan View Post
Bane deserved to take off in pop culture more than he did, IMO.
There was never going to be a villain that would take the public away like Ledger's Joker did, but Bane didn't have to and I felt as though he got a lot of respect. I honestly feel like Hardy's Bane was on par with the Joker for what he was, which in several ways was the exact opposite of a villain (for me the only thing missing from the character was a proper exit, though I get the arguments for that). It's also without a doubt the best version of Bane that's been done in any medium and as great as Ledger's Joker was I don't think you could make the same assertion with him.

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