The Dark Knight Rises Analysis

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FILM REVIEW: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

SUBMITTED BY:
RITWIK DASH
ROLL NO: 2012-52
1ST YEAR, 1ST SEMESTER

SUBMITTED TO:
PROF. AMITA DHANDA
Professor of Law

NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, HYDERABAD
Review
The Dark Knight Rises is the third and final installment in a trilogy of Batman movies directed by Christopher Nolan. As a student of Legal methods, it is my personal opinion that an appreciation of the movie becomes engaging on deconstructing the motivation and reasons behind the antagonist’s drive in obliterating the city of Gotham. An understanding of the concepts and reasons behind his actions is imperative, to bring out their shortcomings and flaws. And this critical analysis is all the more important as the delegitimization of the antagonist’s notion and its implementation, legitimizes and affords a greater degree of validity to Batman’s endeavor to contain the said actions in addition to the ‘masked vigilante’s’ own reasons and concepts.
The person, who for a major part of the movie, save the climax in the later stages, stamps his authority over and adorns antagonism, is called Bane. Throughout the movie his actions unfold with the single minded focus of destroying Gotham, with every act fitting like a cog in a grand scheme . Initially it seems that Bane is
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In other words, according to him, a class of people was unfairly treated for there to be convenience in living for another class. This critical legal theory of one section of society formulating unjust laws to further its superiority over another section in order to maintain the status quo of its dominance , helps Bane to reconcile with Ra’s al ghul’s vision to destroy Gotham. He finds his own interpretation of Gotham’s inner corruption in the form of the Dent
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