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What was Bruce Wayne's obsession with unusual looking statues?

These are not just statues, they're suits of armor and battle-garb from various cultures. Many of them are European plate armor (basically all of the full-metal ones). The fourth image's is Japanese. ...
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What was Bruce Wayne's obsession with unusual looking statues?

They may have some personal significance to Batman, but the main reason for it, both in and out of universe, is to set up a distance between Batman and anyone that sees Bruce. As in any Batman medium, ...
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Why is the cathedral in such a mess?

From the wiki: The Gotham Cathedral is a monolithic cathedral that stands more than 800 feet from the ground. Once intended to be the spiritual center of the city, the Cathedral has since ...
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What age would Jack Napier (The Joker) be while fighting The Batman?

Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton are 14 years apart. Remember that Gabrielle Carteris was 21 when she first started filming Beverly Hills 90210, when she was supposed to be 17-ish in age for the ...
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What was Bruce Wayne's obsession with unusual looking statues?

I agree with @HarrisWeinstein that they are suits of armor, and the batsuit is Bruce Wayne's "suit of armor". But they also look intimidating: some have deadly spikes sticking out, one has terrifying ...
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Is Harley Quinn based on Alicia Hunt?

From Wikipedia: Harley Quinn first appeared in the Batman: The Animated Series episode "Joker's Favor", as what was originally supposed to be the animated equivalent of a walk-on role; a number of ...
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Did the Joker kill Alicia Hunt?

I think in order to answer this, you have to carefully examine the character of the Joker and the way in which he phrases things. In addition, Alicia Hunt's mannerisms and the way she talks gives a ...
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Where did the theory of Batman being a mob enforcer come from?

In universe, the reporters in Batman are always scandalous, speculative, both for and against Batman. Specifically, they are prone to: sen·sa·tion·al·ism. senˈsāSHənlˌizəm/ noun (especially in ...
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How is this shot in Batman made?

This shot of the Joker looks to be done with a sort of Screen Printing, a method of printing. The shadows created on the Jokers face look very similar to images created with this technique and would ...
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Why did filmmakers choose to portray Jack Napier as the murderer of Bruce Wayne's parents?

Tim Burton chose to use Jack Napier as the killer, because it creates more of a bond between Batman and his nemesis. This was based on the 1988 graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke in which Batman ...
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How is this shot in Batman made?

Before the rise of CGI a lot of post production effects were done by a process called rotoscoping Here the film is projected onto a glass screen frame by frame to allow an animator to draw over each ...
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What would Grissom need Axis Chemicals as a front for?

Numerous reasons... Money Laundering: Having a legitimate business allows Grissom's accountants to say that his ill-gotten gains are actually from his business. It explains his affluence and since he ...
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What was Bruce Wayne's obsession with unusual looking statues?

I have always seen this as foreshadowing of Batman as an armoured but somewhat fantastical figure and they could be seen as Bruce Wayne's inspiration for the bat suit. It is worth noting that while ...
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What happened to the Joker's henchmen after he died?

We don't know for sure but they were possibly rounded up, or escaped to the criminal underworld The last time they're mentioned in the script, they're deserting Joker at the parade, before the police ...
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How did The Joker know who Batman's parents were?

Maybe Joker didn't know Joker's initial response is "What?" before he laughs it off. At least at this point, it seems he genuinely doesn't know what Batman is talking about (specifically), the ...
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Did the Joker kill Alicia Hunt?

Yes. While we don't know if the Joker physically threw her over, if we believe his claim she threw her self over because of his new outlook on life, he is still involved. He drove her to suicide. ...
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Is the Batman armoury a homage to 1989's classic Batman film?

I do remember this from 1989's movie and as pointed out in an answer to your previous question itself, those armours are special armour collected from various cultures, which make Batman look ...
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Did Nolan deliberately do the Joker fall scene in reverse to Burton's version?

Possibly, as it does subvert the viewers expectations as to the outcome of that final showdown, but remember - at the time the scene was conceived and photographed no body could foresee the upcoming ...
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What happened to the Joker's henchmen after he died?

At the end of the film, just before they light up the bat-signal for the first time, Gordon announces to the gathered crowd that the police had "rounded up all the Joker's men."
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