Fear. Chaos. Pain. Vote for your favorite Nolan Batfilm!

Discussion in 'The Dark Knight Rises' started by El Hombre Gato, Jul 20, 2012.

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Which is the best?

  1. Batman Begins (2005)

  2. The Dark Knight (2008)

  3. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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  1. Alex Logan

    Alex Logan Yes, Mr. Smith.

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    *sigh...

    Alright, Nolan's trilogy is about Batman being more than just a man. Bruce Wayne made Batman into a symbol, an idea, a legend. Something that powerful can never be defeated or destroyed, it will live on forever and it will never die. With the end Nolan is telling us that anyone can be Batman. Anyone can be that symbol of a hero just as long as they have the will to do so. In this sense Nolan's Batman has a lot in common with another great comic book character.

    This is also not my opinion, it's a fact. A fact that can be see though the whole trilogy and a fact that was proven just a few days ago by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

    What has Nolan been saying for the last four years?

    http://www.usatoday.com/life/movies...rk-knight-rises-cover-story-batman/56347952/1
     
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  2. Alex Logan

    Alex Logan Yes, Mr. Smith.

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    This.
     
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  3. BatManFan_NYC

    BatManFan_NYC Tschüss - 8/18/12

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  4. Alex Logan

    Alex Logan Yes, Mr. Smith.

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    Yeah, that's what I thought. I love how that's the only part of my post you commnted on.

    Don't test me son, I know my Batman. Now step off fool.
     
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  5. Blitzkrieg Bop

    Blitzkrieg Bop Fight Owens Fight

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    People expect a new Batman with Blake because we've all had to sit through countless endings like in Alien vs. Predator that go for the cheap set up for a sequel.
     
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  6. Alex Logan

    Alex Logan Yes, Mr. Smith.

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    That difference is that Nolan directed this film. People need to know their directors.
     
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  7. MAKAVELI25

    MAKAVELI25 Well-Known Member

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    Did it? I was never worried about Gotham the way I was when I watched TDK. We never got to see the reaction of the people to anything Bane did, I honestly never cared about the rest of Gotham the way I did during the Hospital scene or even the ferry scene in The Dark Knight. Like many have said, there should definitely have been more scenes showing how the people reacted to the siege and Much, MUCH less John Blake.
     
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  8. BatManFan_NYC

    BatManFan_NYC Tschüss - 8/18/12

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    you're kidding right? you want a medal?

    "dont test me son"? - what are we in high school?

    "I know my Batman"? - surely you jest?

    you really want an internet war on who's King of Batman? c'mon...

    "step off fool"? - why the insult?

    look....

    I just got back from work, and the last thing I want to do is be mistaken for a troll. As a matter of fact, I read your entire post, there are things I agree with, and a few I disagree with but I decided to read the article you linked to before responding.

    Half way through, I gave up. I like long posts, even long articles, but tonight's not the night.

    so rather than end the night on a low note, I throw a little humor back at you and you respond with this childish vitriol?

    how about this...

    YOU WIN.

    You are the greatest Batman Fan ever okay? just don't call people "son" or "fool" when you don't know them.

    it comes off as insulting, and more than a little rude.

    :sbr:

    maybe you were joking, maybe I misread the tone of your last post.
    feel free to correct me If I'm wrong, but I'm not here to pick a fight with you.

    "I've got better plans"
     
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  9. The Joker

    The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    Couldn't agree more :up:
     
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  10. Alex Logan

    Alex Logan Yes, Mr. Smith.

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    Wow, that went right over your head didn't it? The way I responded was based on what you wrote. Go though my posts, I never talk like that. You called me out like we were in high school... like I was full of myself and didn't know anything:

    So this was your internet war my friend. :cwink:
     
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  11. Green Ghoul

    Green Ghoul Well-Known Member

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    All of the above. I can't really decide. They seem rather equal when I try to pinpoint the pros and cons. It's usually easy to pick one with trilogies. Even the greatest of trilogies has one that stands above the rest. Every time I think "maybe this one", I remember one of the others had something else going for it. I've just accepted to appreciate all 3 as a whole.
     
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  12. SpiderRock88

    SpiderRock88 The People's Champion

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    Begins for me BUT i do love all 3 films. i just like the story telling about Bruce his origins. im a story guy lol
     
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  13. theLegend

    theLegend Well-Known Member

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    That's exactly what I was saying.

    So if I throw an LOL or a smiley face on something, then everything is okay?


    Riiiight.
     
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  14. JackWhite

    JackWhite Third Man

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    I see TDK is catching up to TDKR.

    Balance shall be restored.

    :woot:
     
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  15. BlackFox

    BlackFox Red devil

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    Both have left Begins for dust though, I thought it would be slightly more equal across the board to be honest but TDK and TDKR seem to be much more popular.
     
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  16. BlackFox

    BlackFox Red devil

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    :up:You sir, understand.

    Its a great moment when you reach this epiphany.
     
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  17. DerTommissar

    DerTommissar Well-Known Member

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    As a whole TDKR is easily the best of the three, (but that's just my foolish opinion :yay:) Endings are tough and usually fail. Not TDKR.

    But I think TDK will take the lead when all is said and done.

    Which is fine. It's win/win/win for all of us.

    A great trilogy...three strong links of chain.
     
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  18. CJ

    CJ Well-Known Member

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    The Dark Knight Rises is currently in the lead with 101 Votes.


    ....wat :doh:
     
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  19. PSYLENTGuardian

    PSYLENTGuardian El Pollos Hermano

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    I'd assume it's because it's still fresh in people's minds.
     
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  20. BlackFox

    BlackFox Red devil

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    Or perhaps they just prefer it to the other two!!
     
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  21. Alex Logan

    Alex Logan Yes, Mr. Smith.

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    Good post.

    :whatever:

    Good lord man... relax and take a pill or something. Not everything has to be serious.


    Indeed.
     
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  22. The Joker

    The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    Which is a shame because Begins is way better than TDKR, IMO.
     
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  23. CConn

    CConn Fountainhead of culture.

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    Begins was always a rather sizable disappointment to me.

    The script IS extremely strong - perhaps even better than both TDK and TDKR - but Nolan, at at point in career, seems to lack the technical skill to properly execute the tremendous scope and vison portrayed in the screenplay.

    He could've captured the gritty urban gothicism of Year One, with a grandeur and journey aspect of Lord of the Rings or something like that.

    Honestly, I think BB would've been much better if it had been made after Nolan had a chance to see movies like Transformers - as those types of action films really seemed to inspire him to expand and enlarge the scope and vision of his films.
     
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  24. theLegend

    theLegend Well-Known Member

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    I thought he very much accomplished that in BEGINS. Story wise, and even cinematography wise.
     
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  25. hafizbat

    hafizbat Wild Cherry

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    BB=TDK=TDKR= Greatest trilogy of all time (In my obviously bat-biased opinion)
     
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