Why the Dark Knight is so good?
While Heath Ledger’s Joker steals the spotlight, The Dark Knight does a fantastic job of providing a proper origin story for another iconic villain. Harvey Dent and his eventual fall and rebirth as Two-Face is done in a way that emphasizes the character’s tragic nature.
Is The Dark Knight Marvel or DC?
Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second installment of Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy and a sequel to 2005’s Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale and supported by Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Morgan Freeman.
Why did they replace Katie Holmes Batman?
The real reason why Katie Holmes was replaced by Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Dark Knight. Nolan told Business Insider in 2016, “Katie wasn’t available for the role, which I wasn’t very happy about, but these things happen, and I was very, very fortunate that Maggie was able to take it over.”
Is The Dark Knight a stand alone movie?
Yes you can watch Dark Knight without watchin neither Batman Begins or Dark Knight Rises, because they don’t really tie into each other that much except being about same characters. If you don’t care about Batman’s origins in the Dark Knight universe then you don’t have to watch it.
Is Batman in the Joker movie?
Douglas Hodge plays Alfred Pennyworth, the butler and caretaker of the Wayne family, and Dante Pereira-Olson plays Bruce Wayne, Thomas’ son, who becomes the Joker’s archenemy Batman as an adult.
Is the Joker Batman brother?
While the Joker movie implied Arthur Fleck could be Batman’s older brother, his actual brother Thomas Wayne Jr. is just as twisted. For the longest time, Batman believed he didn’t have any siblings and that he was an only child.
Does Joker kill Thomas Wayne?
Joquin Phoenix’s Joker doesn’t kill Bruce Wayne’s parents outright, but he does create a lawless situation that basically causes it to happen. Toward the end of the movie, this version of the Joker has several Joker minions, and a guy in a Joker mask kills Thomas and Martha Wayne, in front of 10-year-old Bruce Wayne.
Is Arthur Fleck Really Thomas Wayne’s son?
It’s open to interpretation, but in my view, he is not. In the film, once Arthur discovers that he may be Thomas Wayne’s son, he confronts him at a movie showing. Thomas claims that she is lying and that she is not his biological mother.
Is Thomas Wayne a bad guy?
Thomas Wayne was an adult – and a doctor – and there was never any reason he would dress up as a bat. You don’t need to dress up as a bat to shoot criminals. Then in the Telltale Batman games, Bruce discovers Thomas Wayne was a gangster who profited off crime in Gotham.