Episode 42 – The Dark Knight Rises (1:05:40)

Our Batman man from Adelaide, Australia, Shaheen the Anarcap, joins us once again to discuss the 3rd installment of the Christopher Nolan Ba-trilogy:  The Dark Knight Rises.  Bane is the commie villain, and Cat Woman is the commie ally in this lengthy closing chapter on Christian Bale’s Batman.

When The Dark Knight Rises opens, Batman is in self-imposed exile. It’s been eight years since he vanished into the night, turned sudden fugitive by accepting the blame for the death of Harvey Dent. For a time the lie worked. Criminal activity in Gotham City ceased, crushed by the anti-crime act. However, the arrival of a cunning cat burglar with a mysterious agenda is changing everything. Even more dangerous is the emergence of a masked terrorist whose ruthless plans for Gotham are driving the reluctant superhero out of retirement. But even if he dons the cape and cowl again, Batman may be no match for the evil awaiting him.

Shaheen always has a fun and interesting take on all things Bat. You can bat-signal him on the Twitterz at @ElcoAlFares

Here is one of the articles he has written for the site:

Objectification: An Analysis

Google Description:

It has been eight years since Batman (Christian Bale), in collusion with Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman), vanished into the night. Assuming responsibility for the death of Harvey Dent, Batman sacrificed everything for what he and Gordon hoped would be the greater good. However, the arrival of a cunning cat burglar (Anne Hathaway) and a merciless terrorist named Bane (Tom Hardy) force Batman out of exile and into a battle he may not be able to win.


Wikipedia article:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dark_Knight_Rises

And here are a few Bat-inspired virtue-signal memes that I found to be funny:

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