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The Dark Knight Risess : The Dark Knight Rises

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"Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free."(Jim Morrison). As Bruce Wayne talks to Bane and lays in the filthy pit both physically and mentally broken, he is reminded of the fact that he does not possess the fear of death. He is merely suffering from the pain that is his city is burning to the ground and not having the strength to save the city of Gotham. As in biblical terms, a man that has been stripped of everything in his life must go on a journey of finding his true identity and saving the people he loves. The Dark Knight Rises is an intellectually dense and a thematically rich film that ends the trilogy in a bang.
The storyline continues eight years after the events of The Dark Knight with the city of Gotham being very peaceful due to crime rates being at an all-time low. The whole city has turned their back on Batman and are mourning the loss of their fellow leader, Harvey Dent. Bruce Wayne's reputation has been severely damaged as people believe he is now weak and has scruffy facial hair and long nails. In addition, the police authority prioritizes the idea of taking down the Batman rather than facing the real criminals of Gotham. Though it may seem like Bruce Wayne is out of the game, it is not until Selina Kyle, also known as Catwoman, steals an important pearl necklace that motivates him to put the suit back on and fight crime once again. The storyline of the film is
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