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Why blame Batman for the crimes commited by Harvey Dent?

Near the end of The Dark Knight, Gordon says he cannot cover up the murders of 5 people, 2 of them cops. But how would the public know that Harvey committed those crimes? Why did they have to blame it ...
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Dark Knight: Was Gotham Hospital scene a goof-up?

OK, I read it on Facebook, but don't know whether it is true or not. The scene where the Joker blows Gotham Hospital up was initially not according to plan, but Heath Ledger improvised with his ...
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Why use titles like 'Dark Knight' and 'Man of Steel'?

In the recent Christopher Nolan's related DC Films the lesser know title is selected as movie name. Such as Dark Knight to Batman and Man of Steel to Superman. Is there any specific reason for it or ...
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Why did they call Harvey a two face even before the accident?

In The Dark Knight, it is mentioned that the cops had a nick name for Harvey Dent even before the accident in which half of his face got burnt. Why did they call him that?
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Does Christopher Nolan's Batman have an overarching theme?

With the conclusion of Nolan's Dark Knight movies, we are now able to look at all three movies as a single entity, broken up into three parts (acts, if you will). Is there a specific theme, or set of ...
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Was this a representation of Batman’s fall?

During the end of The Dark Knight, Batman knocks Dent off the building, barely managing to catch himself and the kid. After Gordon gets the kid Batman falls. After his fall from the building the ...
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Did Batman break his one rule?

In the final scene of The Dark Knight, we see Batman go on a final mental barrage with the corrupted Dent. Dent, hell bent on making Batman and Gordon pay for Rachel's death, flips his trademark coin ...
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What is the reason for the color scheming of Nolan's Batman franchise?

Throughout the three Batman films, there has been one running theme in common. Each movie has its own color scheme. Batman Begins - Brown & Black The Dark Knight - Blue & Red Dark Knight ...
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Why does Christian Bale deform his voice when playing Batman

As almost every Batman fan, I like the Christopher Nolan's interpretation of Batman. But why does Christian Bale deform his voice when playing Batman? Is it to scare off/intimidate people? Or to ...
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What is the real reason for the Joker's clown makeup in The Dark Knight?

In The Dark Knight, The Joker told different reasons for his clown make-up. Initially he said that his father gave him the cuts on his cheek as a child after his father performed the same act on his ...
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What is the major reason for casting Heath Ledger as The Joker?

What could be the major factor that convinced the casting directors of The Dark Knight to decide that Heath Ledger will play The Joker's role?
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Is Batman Begins based on any Batman comic or was it entirely written from scratch?

Were Batman Begins or The Dark Knight based on any particular comic(s) or was were they completely created from scratch?
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Why is there no Robin in the Nolan-directed Batman movies?

Although Robin seems to have an pivotal role in ruining earlier Batman movies, he's still an integral part of the Batman series. Is there a reason why Robin does not appear in Batman Begins/The Dark ...
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What is the main theme of The Dark Knight?

According to Wikipedia, the main theme of The Dark Knight is escalation, such that each event lead to an escalation that results from the choices Batman and James Gordon make. A separate source said ...