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Despite frequently being ridiculed, according to the (now made unavailable) production notes for Batman Begins; Wayne is incapable of speaking without the Bat-voice when he is wearing his Cowl. According to original drafts for the film: "High-gain stereo microphones are concealed in the ears, allowing Batman to eavesdrop on distant conversations," the ...


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In the movie Bane was trying to cause chaos in the city by pitting the rich against the poor. You see those judgements passed for the rich people who lived their life so luxuriously given by Crane. Revealing the fact that Bruce Wayne (who is one of the richest people in the gotham) to be Batman might create the idea that not all rich people are bad and might ...


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It's a matter of the director having a specific vision of how his Batman stories will become. In the first two films, Christopher Nolan wanted to bring Batman back to his roots, explore how Bruce Wayne became Batman, and how Batman became the legend he is (in the 1989 Batman film, when Vicki Vale asks Bruce why bats, he replies "They're great survivors"; in ...


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He wanted the flight crash to make it look like the death of Dr Pavel, so he took the blood from Pavel and put it in other guy so that when they find the bodies after the crash they can confirm the death of pavel by his blood signature. I think Bane wanted Pavel to be assumed dead because a nuclear scientist missing would bring needless attention to the ...


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Well, most people often forget how easy it is to recognize somebody by voice and Bruce Wayne is kind of a celebrity. So changing his voice is a natural consequence of Nolan's making Batman more realistic. Of course Superman can't be Clark Kent, as he's obviously missing the characteristic glasses ;) And well, it surely also contributes to his dramatic ...


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As per this link: Director Christopher Nolan decided against referencing Heath Ledger's The Joker character in the new Batman film, insisting acknowledging the "real-life tragedy" of the late star was "inappropriate".... He explains, "We're not addressing The Joker at all. That is something I felt very strongly about in terms of my relationship with ...


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It is definitely Selina Kyle, never thought it could be someone else (and have never heard anybody not referring to her being Selina Kyle). Yet that particular screenshot is indeed a bit vague, but together with the fact that due to the story's development she is most probable to be Selina Kyle it still bears enough resemblence to Anne Hathaway to be quite ...


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Chaos and Anarchy are the greatest overarching themes of the entire trilogy. In Batman Begins, we are presented a Gotham that is seemingly serene, as we witness a young Bruce playing in his garden, blissful and happy. Until one fateful night, his parents are taken from him in a drastic event that spirals his world completely out of control, into chaos. We ...


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Blake doesn't have a full confirmation that Wayne is Batman, but as he explains to Bruce, he always had an inkling. Blake talks about losing parents is something no child can ever move on from, not someone stuck in an orphanage like him, or someone like Wayne, with boundless money and potential. Its a kind of unspoken comradery that only those in the ...


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I actually think he had three "levels" of minions. League of Shadows members. These are the ones that are willing to lay down their lives for him and "the cause" Thugs. Disposable minions that he may pay to do things that he may not want directly tied to the League (guys running the cement trucks, the one that he shot, etc.) Street urchins. These are the ...


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First of all it is an allusion to Alfred's previous story: When Bruce was away for many years during the events of Batman Begins (when he was an outlaw and later trained by the League of Shadows), Alfred was every years on vacation in that restaurant and hoped for seeing Bruce sitting there happily. He just hoped that he would finally have found a way to ...


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Robin is in the final Nolan directed Batman movie ("The Dark Knight Rises"). In the final few minutes of the movie, when Officer Blake (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is collecting his property from the boys home, the woman behind the desk isn't able to find his name in their system. He then gives her is 'real name,' after which she says "You should use your real ...


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Well, yes and no. There is no clear evidence that he is or is not nearly immortal. We don't actually see him die at the end of Batman Begins, neither is any kind of Lazarus pit nor its absence ever mentioned in the movie. However, there is a strong argument to be made that he is just a normal mortal person like you and me (bar any "normal" kind of better ...


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According to official novelization of The Dark Knight Rises, Joker appears to be the sole inmate at Arkham Asylum. “Blackgate Prison was a maximum-security penitentiary located on one of the smaller islands in Gotham Harbor. Now that the Dent Act had made it all but impossible for the city’s criminals to cop an insanity plea, it (Blackgate Prison) had ...


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A screenshot from the trailer shows that the rope doesn't go all the way to the top:


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If I'm remembering right, the techs say that the change was 'checked in'. I took this to mean 'checked into source control'. That is: There are two bats They both use the same software, which includes (non-functional) autopiloting. Bruce Wayne was planning on using one of them, but needed the autopilot fixed. So he modified the autopilot. Being the ...


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During the hospital check up scene, the doctor reveals via x-ray that Bruce Wayne has absolutely no cartilage left in his knee. I'm no doctor, but I think that would make anyone walk with a limp. Thankfully they fix it with that leg gizmo so he doesn't limp for the rest of the movie ;)


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Because Bane is working for Talia Al Ghul who is the daughter of Ra's Al Ghul who trained Bruce Wayne and helped him become Batman.


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Most superheroes are, psychologically speaking, more-or-less regular people who adopt a superhero guise to fight crime. Hal Jordan turns into Green Lantern, Peter Parker becomes Spider-Man, and so on. In his modern incarnations, even Clark Kent (who is not precisely "normal", but is as close as he could get under the circumstances) becomes Superman. Batman ...


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I see these colors/movie titles as the day in the life of a bat, beginning at sunset (orange) and ending at sunrise (white/bight) with a dark night in between (blue). Also plays on the titles; BEGINS, NIGHT and sunRISE. That is another nice conclusion to the saga.


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While the DC Comics version of Bruce Wayne is highly educated, no mention of education was mentioned in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. Furthermore, while Bruce Wayne in the comics held degrees in chemistry and physics[1], in a scene[2] from Batman Begins (after becoming Batman) it appears he has not had such education: Lucius Fox: [Bruce Wayne is ...


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TL;DR: Bane is VERY much a villain and does not help Batman in the film. Christopher Nolan envisaged and wrote him as villain. His actions throughout are cold blooded and cruel. Despite showing care for Talia, he is merciless in his destruction of all others, murdering at will and threatening to slaughter an entire city. Much of the theory is centred on ...


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I felt that while we assumed Bane was the child that escaped, it was because we knew his backstory included him being incarcerated as a child. I think that this is still the case and that the mirroring of his own circumstances was enough to want to protect Talia and help her be free. He was a man tortured by hope amongst criminals in the pit, he ended up ...


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Who are these people? They're prisoners. The Pit is a prison: The Pit is a prison located in the ancient part of the world, which had established such a fearsome reputation that it became referred to as "the worst Hell on Earth". Why doesn't Bane/Talia/Ra's Al Ghul (before he died)/Batman help to free them?    Bane, Talia and Ra's Al ...


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From what I've gathered, he has to wear that mask in order to tolerate the constant pain he is in after the mauling he took while helping Talia escape. It feeds a nerve numbing gas to him. That said - it is not really shown in use (gas canister-wise) during the film, and a bit ambiguous. Also seems a bit of a weak spot for such a tough guy. I've found a ...


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There are indeed comments from various of the filmmakers why they went in this direction. The overall tenor of those comments has been nailed by you in the question already, though. It was for the same reason that Ra's Al Ghul's regeneration and resurrection abilities have been reduced to trickery, allusions and a mere philosophical immortality of his ...


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According to numerous resources, nuclear detonation cause rapid waves but that waves couldn't enough to propagate hazardous tsunami waves. Tsunami are huge ocean waves caused by natural forces like underwater earthquakes. According to tsunami website, Could Nuclear testing create a tsunami? Nuclear testing at and near Pacific islands, with ample ...


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It was really happening. Towards the end during the climax scene it was focussed on all characters who are still alive. We see Morgan Freeman looking at the Bat to see it had a software update, we see Gordon looking at the new Bat symbol. We see there is a package for Blake which leads him to Batcave. the only alive characters remaining are Alfred and ...


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I just realised in Batman Begins the following is said: Bruce: "He's not a member of the League of Shadows?" Ra's al Ghul: "Oh course not! He thought our plan was to hold the city to ransom." So clearly Scarecrow was only being used as a pawn who managed to weaponize the neuro-toxin.


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I do agree that disguise is one reason. But this is Nolan, there's always more. In Batman Begins, Bruce tells Alfred: Bruce Wayne: People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy and I can't do that as Bruce Wayne, as a man I'm flesh and blood I can be ignored I can be destroyed but as a symbol, as a symbol I can be incorruptible, I can be ...


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