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TDKR Bane

Nothing sums up Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy better than these two words: Bold choices. In Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, Nolan and his team took risks with material that could quite easily be made terrible in lesser hands, and took it in directions that weren’t safe or camp, and was true to the world that it was based on. Just taking Batman Begins as an example: Who else would’ve kept Batman out of… Read More

YOU CAN HAVE CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT AND EXPLOSIONS

They fight. He wins. When you’re writing action, it’s important to find a happy medium between writing two pages of prose where you bore the reader with too much description, and short-handing a scene a scene to the point where the scene has no relevance at all. Character development should be happening at the same time as the action or it becomes pointless action where the writer might as well go home… Read More

4 ICONIC SCENES FROM THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY THAT WERE FOLLOWED BY AWKWARDNESS

1. The Joker Throws Rachel Out of The Window Batman: Lerreh oh… The Joker: Really poor choice of words… The Joker lets Rachel drop from the window of Bruce Wayne’s penthouse apartment so that he can avoid having his make-up smudged by an ass-whooping from Batman. The Dark Knight courageously throws himself out of the window to save her, grabbing her mid-flight and crashing down on a taxi. It’s weird enough that… Read More

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