History Film / TheDarkKnightRises

8th Feb '16 4:54:05 PM theLibrarian
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* KickTheDog: Selina's first action in the movie is stealing the pearl necklace of Bruce's ''dead mother.'' Followed by her kicking Bruce's cane out from under him.
1st Feb '16 6:46:59 PM nombretomado
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* RealMenWearPink: Bane is fond of knitting, and can be seen doing this at Stryver's "trial", a reference to Madame Defarge in ''ATaleOfTwoCities'', which could also be a reference to the "knitting ladies" at the kangaroo courts in the Reign of Terror.
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* RealMenWearPink: Bane is fond of knitting, and can be seen doing this at Stryver's "trial", a reference to Madame Defarge in ''ATaleOfTwoCities'', ''Literature/ATaleOfTwoCities'', which could also be a reference to the "knitting ladies" at the kangaroo courts in the Reign of Terror.
29th Jan '16 12:01:27 PM Ohio9
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* ThirdActStupidity: The cops apparently forgot how to use firearms while they were trapped underground. In the final battle, most police officers just charge in to fight Bane's men hand-to-hand instead of shooting them.
29th Jan '16 11:55:07 AM Ohio9
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* PlotHole: How did Bruce get from a hole in the middle of nowhere to the quarantined city of Gotham without any money, food, supplies, or equipment?
29th Jan '16 11:34:48 AM Dragon101
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** When Bane and his men attack the stock exchange, he fakes bogus trading in Bruce's name using the [[spoiler:thumbprint Selina acquired from Bruce's safe]]. In reality, the NASDAQ and the NYSE have the ability to quickly cancel trades if necessary, and Bruce would have been easily able to get off the hook for those fraudulent trades, especially when he can show that the transactions were done during a robbery on the trading floor with multiple witnesses seeing Bane and the robbers using its computer system for something. This fact is acknowledged in the movie, with Fox mentioning that they would be able to prove fraud and get the money back soon enough, but in the short term Bruce is bankrupted.
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** When Bane and his men attack the stock exchange, he fakes bogus trading in Bruce's name using the [[spoiler:thumbprint Selina acquired from Bruce's safe]]. In reality, the NASDAQ and the NYSE have the ability to quickly cancel trades if necessary, and Bruce would have been easily able to get off the hook for those fraudulent trades, especially when he can show that the transactions were done during a robbery on the trading floor with multiple witnesses seeing Bane and the robbers using its computer system for something. This fact is acknowledged in the movie, with Fox mentioning that they would be able to prove fraud and get the money back soon enough, but in the short term Bruce is bankrupted.bankrupted...which still doesn't explain why the Gotham electric company is so ''utterly ruthless'' that they cut power to his home only a day or two afterwards (it normally takes months of not paying bills for this to occur), amongst other numerous issues with this event.

** [[spoiler:Bane taking the entire city hostage and sending Bruce himself to a prison pit]] is what serves to ''keep'' Bruce bankrupt, rather than anything to do with the actual stock exchange attack. By the end of the film, most of his assets ''had'' been restored, though [[spoiler:with him presumed dead those assets have been left to Alfred and Blake (the latter who [[LegacyCharacter inherited his Batman identity]]).]]
5th Jan '16 3:03:04 AM TrollBrutal
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** Also, a line of Bane's popular monologue: "You merely adopted the dark. I was born in it! Molded by it... I didn't see the light until I was already a man, and by then I merely found it ''blinding''!"
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** Also, a line of Bane's popular monologue: "You merely adopted the dark. I was born in it! Molded moulded by it... it. I didn't see the light until I was already a man, and man; by then I merely found then, it ''blinding''!"was nothing to me but ''blinding''!
5th Jan '16 2:35:37 AM TrollBrutal
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If you feel the need to preface your example with "Not an X." you know it's not an example. Plus the trope is for villains.
* TooPowerfulToLive: Not a person, but if Jansen didn't damage Batman's equipment while he was trying to stop Bane in the stock exchange attack, this would likely have been a very short movie.
29th Nov '15 12:52:18 PM Beedle
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* BlackTieIfiltration: Selina Kyle infiltrates Wayne Manor (to steal a pearl necklace and Bruce Wayne's fingerprints) by posing as one of the wait staff during a formal memorial dinner for Harvey Dent. Selina gets caught in the act, but makes her escape by pulling the apron and white lapels off her outfit--leaving her in a LittleBlackDress--and blending in with the guests.
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* BlackTieIfiltration: BlackTieInfiltration: Selina Kyle infiltrates Wayne Manor (to steal a pearl necklace and Bruce Wayne's fingerprints) by posing as one of the wait staff during a formal memorial dinner for Harvey Dent. Selina gets caught in the act, but makes her escape by pulling the apron and white lapels off her outfit--leaving her in a LittleBlackDress--and blending in with the guests.
18th Nov '15 1:49:05 PM TinyTedDanson
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* {{Determinator}}: We learn early on that Bruce's body has quite a few chronic injuries from his exploits as Batman, yet spends the rest of the film apparently ignoring them. ** Ordinarily, when a crime fighter who's badly out of shape and still in deep mourning over the death of the woman he loves..fights a near invincible beast of a man, gets his back broken, then gets tossed into a pit to watch the city he dedicated himself to defending; that crime fighter will simply give up and accept defeat. Seeing as to how Bruce Wayne is no ordinary crimefighter, he simply climbs out of the inescapable pit, kicks the ass of the guy who put him there, saves his city, and then retires to Florence with his new girlfriend.
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* {{Determinator}}: We learn early on that Bruce's body has quite a few chronic injuries from his exploits as Batman, yet spends the rest of the film apparently ignoring them. ** Ordinarily, when them. This is further compounded in the second act where [[spoiler:Bane slips a crime fighter who's badly out of shape disk in his spine and still leaves him to sit in deep mourning over the death of the woman he loves..fights a near invincible beast of a man, gets his back broken, then gets tossed into a pit to and watch the as his city he dedicated tears itself apart -- at which point Bruce forces himself back on his feet over a few months and makes the nigh-impossible escape because he isn't ready to defending; that crime fighter will simply give up and accept defeat. Seeing as to how Bruce Wayne is no ordinary crimefighter, he simply climbs out of the inescapable pit, kicks the ass of the guy who put him there, saves his city, and then retires to Florence with his new girlfriend.up.]]
17th Nov '15 3:44:52 PM eroock
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* ForcedFriendlyFire: [[ComicBook/{{Catwoman}} Selina Kyle]] uses this on Daggett's mooks in the bar fight, likely to avoid leaving fingerprints, as she is a wanted criminal.
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