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Old 06-23-2013, 01:38 PM   #276
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Welcome to the party! I'm afraid the the drinks and nibbles have run out.

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No, there are still a few drinks around...and I can order some pizza.

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Welcome to the party! I'm afraid the the drinks and nibbles have run out.
I brought my own bourbon.

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In that case you can stay.

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I also brought the trade paperback of Ultimatum. Where's you faith in comic books now?

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Old 06-23-2013, 04:58 PM   #285
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Seconded. Nothing beats the hype days for TDK. That viral marketing campaign, the first pics of Ledger's Joker, the trailers etc.

Magical times.
I remember watching the teaser and wondering if it was real or not.

I was searching all over the internet to see if it was a fake!

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Sooooo... Anyone in the States see that TDKR is playing at AMC Theatres this week?
3 bucks! Can't wait!

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Yah, it was mentioned already. Got my tickets already to see it tomorrow night.

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Seconded. Nothing beats the hype days for TDK. That viral marketing campaign, the first pics of Ledger's Joker, the trailers etc.

Magical times.
I remember the number you had to dial to hear the Joker torture someone. Gave me chills.

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Nice! I was actually looking to see if they were still offering MoS in regular IMAX this week, and then I was all .
And only 3 bucks? Yes, please.

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Posted this in the BB forum

Really looks like the Joker (scene : BB, when Crane takes Dawes to the basement)

Not the best quality pic, but if you watch the Blu-Ray, he really looks like him lol

Even if it's not him, I dont care, I want to believe haha


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Yup

No ?

its not him?


Damn I'm sorry :-(

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So I've been doing some light reading and the book of the day is The Dark Knight Trilogy: The Complete Screenplays, and I must say...it brings to light on so many choices the Nolans and Goyer made for each film...the way they broadened Gotham more and more by filming at other locations(such as New York and Pittsburgh for TDKR) and how Gotham is meant to be a parallel for a prison as well for Bruce to escape because as much as Gotham are, in a way, Bruce's parents since its their legacy, he needed to escape Gotham as well but he couldn't let his city die either.

Also, love how Christopher Nolan said parts in TDKR makes you want to really hate Bane, but on the flipside, it's hard to really hate Joker in TDK because he's so much fun

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Really looks like the Joker (scene : BB, when Crane takes Dawes to the basement)

Not the best quality pic, but if you watch the Blu-Ray, he really looks like him lol

Even if it's not him, I dont care, I want to believe haha

If you want to believe it's Joker, sure I guess. Would bring some balance on how Joker became such a big deal quickly(as he escaped Arkham Asylum) and Gordon brings the attention up to Batman, lol.


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Old 06-23-2013, 11:06 PM   #294
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I always made the assumption that the Joker had escaped Arkham during the events of BB.

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That's certainly how The Batman series did it I believe.

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If Joker had been a former Arkham patient then his fingerprints, DNA, and dental work would have turned up something when they checked them in TDK. But he was a blank slate. An enigma. No record or history of any kind.

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If Joker had been a former Arkham patient then his fingerprints, DNA, and dental work would have turned up something when they checked them in TDK. But he was a blank slate. An enigma. No record or history of any kind.
Yep

If one wants to believe, they can I suppose, but I never thought that. The Joker was this mysterious evil that came to the scene to rival Batman.

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I was just watching Spartacus (1960) and I noticed that at around 2 hours and 30 minutes, when the two armies stand in the field, the shots used remind me of the shots of the GCPD and the militia standing across from each other on the streets (pre-Batman arrival). And we know Nolan is a big Kubrick fan.

Thinking on it, the stories in Spartacus and TDKR are kinda similar. A bit reaching and it only goes so far but:
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If Joker had been a former Arkham patient then his fingerprints, DNA, and dental work would have turned up something when they checked them in TDK. But he was a blank slate. An enigma. No record or history of any kind.
Or when the other inmates were brealing out of Arkham, he stayed there for a few minutes and stole his patient file and erased the database

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Or when the other inmates were brealing out of Arkham, he stayed there for a few minutes and stole his patient file and erased the database
You reach any further your arm is going to get dislocated from it's socket

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