The Dark Knight's Worst Quality Has Already Been Imitated By The Batman

Matt Reeves' The Batman intends to take a more simplified, intellectual approach to the Dark Knight (Robert Pattinson). He intends to isolate him and Alfred (Andy Serkis) as they create devices and examine the venom pouring through Gotham, which the Riddler (Paul Dano) is using to tear the city down. However, as depressing as this strategy is, it just replicates the worst aspects of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises.
nullAccording to interviews, Reeves' Bruce Wayne will be a recluse Kurt Cobain-like figure, a departure from the playboy of old. He wishes to depict a more troubled Bat to aid his detective's mission to uncover mysteries about his own family and Gotham. However, this detracts from an important aspect of the Bat's mission.
nullBeing a star, or at least being in the media spotlight, is a huge portion of the Caped Crusader's allure. Audiences don't need him roaming around at parties and with women like Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, or Ben Affleck's Batman, but keeping him away makes him one-dimensional. After Rachel Dawes' death at the hands of the Joker, Christian Bale's Batman, equipped with a cane and a defeatist worldview, agonized from this, closing himself off as Nolan closed off his trilogy.
nullIt's good for Batman to lament and refine his skill in darkness and solitude, but by isolating him from the pulses and people of Gotham in this way, Bruce Wayne from The Dark Knight Rises lost a piece of himself. In his ideological bubble, he just didn't feel like one of them. That connected feeling isn't worth losing with a sign of justice, since it comes off as arrogant and weird rather than sincere. After all, the people either make Bruce believe or remind him of how rotten things are – in any case, they encourage him to be better. As a result, the stress of dealing with the metropolis develops an emotional whirlpool within him, informing his morality and how he addresses the human situation.
nullIt appears that Reeves will have his Batman venture forth, but only reactively and on a few occasions, which will undermine the figure. Bale's Batman comes out as so robotic after he stayed away from that he might be accused of crime spreading. As a result, The Batman should not follow suit since Bruce will need to embrace his social position – both good & evil – if he is to solve the mystery of the Wayne heritage and their unexplained contributions.
Most importantly, by engaging the public, whether in a corporate boardroom or sneaking about with Alfred's help, Batman's human aspect may blossom. In contrast to solitude, which only makes him a greater Dark Knight, it will help him be a greater man and investigator. Audiences can only hope for more of this when The Batman hits the ground moving.
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