In the dark knight rises, the main antagonist, bane, holds the city of gotham under occupation and puts batman in an underground prison in the midde east he then reveals his plan to corrupt the city and torture bruce as seen in the dark knight, the joker tells two different stories about how he came to the scars on his face resembling a smile.
“the dark knight of a postmodern world” “the dark knight” is a film based on dc comic book character batman and his fight to protect his home, gotham city, from the antagonist, the joker director chris nolan provides the viewer with not only an action film, but also a thought-provoking masterpiece.
The dark knight and no country for old men: postmodern villains vs modern heroes two of my favorite movies over the last year are the dark knight and no country for old men on the surface these movies are very different.
Heath ledger’s joker has since become a meme, as fans online pair his image with harmless “dark knight” quotes or photoshop joker makeup on political figures like barack obama, donald trump and alex jones. Some have even unjustly compared the film to the dark knight a spectacular sociological debate between order and chaos that spills out into the streets of gotham with a cacophony of carnage and explosions and found it lacking.
The dark knight moves in darkness but is not in himself dark he is the postmodern, post-hegelian “owl of minerva” that takes flight when moral philosophy “paints its gray on gray” he is the still unspecified pure differend of stage-crafted, substanceless, hyperreal identity politics.
In truth, however, the two films cannot be so artlessly compared and to accuse the dark knight rises of failing to replicate its predecessor's message is to utterly miss the point of the film, and the role it plays in the larger architecture of the trilogy.
In the dark knight rises, the main antagonist, bane, holds the city of gotham under occupation and puts batman in an underground prison in the midde east he then reveals his plan to corrupt the city and torture bruce. The dark knight is the nickname of the superhero batman who appears in american comic books published by dc comics batman was first referred to by the nickname in batman #1 (spring 1940), in a story written by bill finger.