EDITORIAL: Does Batman Die In The Dark Knight Rises?

EDITORIAL: Does Batman Die In The Dark Knight Rises?

I am all about Batman making it out of Dark Knight Rises. Seriously, I hope that is the case, but I don't think he makes it out alive.

Indeed, Caine said Nolan's third Batman flick is especially harrowing, as the Caped Crusader (Christian Bale) returns from his 8 year absence Dark Knight Returns style to battle villains Bane (Tom Hardy) of Knightfall fame and Catwoman (Anne Hathaway), as both threaten to decimate Gotham City.

"Oh yes, audiences are really going to get a surprise with this one," said Caine of The Dark Knight Rises. "I couldn't believe that it would be more intense than (The Dark Knight), but it is." Caine also believes the latest movie chapter will be the last of Nolan's Batman films. "Oh, he won't do another one."

We are really gonna get a surprise.... and Oh, he won't do another one.

I think that we all knew that this was Nolan, Bale and Companies last hoo rah as the Bat. People will be speculating on Nolan coming back to Batman like they do about Elvis and Tupacs whereabouts, or better yet a Back To The Future 4.

You have to be a Batman fan like me to understand the rest of this.

Nolan set out to make a definitive trilogy. All signs point to chaos in Gotham. No Mans Land style. We are going to see a post apocalyptic war film. John Blake is Nolans Jean-Paul Valley. But without the crazy psycho secret society stuff. Azrael was a cop...

Miranda Tate climbing out of a Tumbler in a Bane LOS looking jacket in a set photo and that girl tweeting she plays a young Talia... well.... Miranda is Talia... I would bet my paycheck on it. I think we all agree on that.

I don't wanna speculate on the plot, and other than what I know for sure about this movie, I really don't want any spoilers, however I think that going into the theater with the idea that he is not going to make it out alive, at least with Bruce behind the mask, is going to keep me from driving home crying at 3 am on Friday July 20th.

I know when I read most articles speculating on Batmans demise in this the final instalment of the best damn batman movie ever. The best argument to Batman being alive at the end is the title. The Dark Knight can rise a few different ways with Bruce dead...


Gotham dies with him.. and that's the surprise.

Either ending would explain why the WB execs haven't said anything about the rough draft screening. They are in a coma.

I know that alot of you will not agree with me, but you will agree with this: Bruce being "Made" as Batman would "kill" Batman..... then the Dark Knight Rises because he comes back and kicks ass anyway. People are gonna die in this, Lucious us gonna go, Alfred is not gonna make it, Batman/Bruce Wayne, and James Gordon, all gonna die at the end of this one. Because NO ONE will ever do these characters the same justice that they did. But seriously, Gotham either finds out that Bruce is Batman in this "war movie" or he outright dies. Nolan said himself this was about finishing Bruce's story.

One more thing. Anne will do great as Catwoman.
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THABATMAN - 3/24/2012, 11:38 PM
Ok for one.. i don't trust this.. secondly I did not read this.. thirdly even if this is true.

Also the fact that your name is Batmandies2012 leads me to believe you are lying.. like i said I didn't read the article because the title said more than enough
alucard365 - 3/24/2012, 11:39 PM
When is Elvis and Tupac coming back anyway. lol

yeah, it will be a great film, i feel kind of sorry for Anne Hathaway, all the pressure is on her to do justice to a role Michelle Pfiefer perfected, but Anne's a Oscar nominated actress so believe she'll be able to pull it off.
TheOther - 3/24/2012, 11:42 PM
tomorrow news. Michael Caine. SHOT DEAD!
Khufu7 - 3/24/2012, 11:45 PM
Wait, Ok, I'm lost. Where did Caine confirm this? He didn't say anything about Batman dying. That is not confirmed at all. You shouldn't have wrote that headline. It's completely misleading. Not to say he won't die in the film, but this is still all your speculation.
dtwothaniel - 3/24/2012, 11:46 PM
This is a troll. This is so not true.
TheOther - 3/24/2012, 11:47 PM
of course, 100% NOT TRUE :)
Khufu7 - 3/24/2012, 11:47 PM
And @THABATMAN, you are totally right. I'm all for news and stuff, but batmandies shouldn't have made the title that because there are people out there that don't want to be spoiled, me included.
dtwothaniel - 3/24/2012, 11:48 PM
I mean the guy name is "BatmanDies2012" He is obviously a troll.
TonyChu - 3/24/2012, 11:49 PM
WTF did I just read?
TonyChu - 3/24/2012, 11:50 PM
@Khufu7 Calm down buddy, this is not real. Just look at his username.
Khufu7 - 3/24/2012, 11:55 PM
@TonyChu, yeah, your right man. I just got mad cuz lately a lot of people on the site have been posting info that's irrelevant, that's already been posted, or spoilers in the headlines. Like "zombie shane" in the Walking Dead. I hadn't watched it yet, then I come here and its splashed right on the home page. Lol
bellEND - 3/24/2012, 11:56 PM
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CloserPleasures - 3/25/2012, 12:01 AM
nope no way batman will die . and the azreal stuff would be badass but yea not gonna happen
Kalel219 - 3/25/2012, 12:07 AM
I know I'm gonna sound crazy but am I the only one who thinks "Batman dying" means Bruce finally comes to terms with his parents death, letting go off that pain and "rising" above it?

Sure, he'll still be Batman but not just as a release for his pain, more just to make a difference.
batfan175 - 3/25/2012, 12:25 AM
This guy draws a lot of conclusions from things we've already seen. there's no interview with maichael caine saying that batman dies. I also would change the title of this article, as it's more of a personal opinion than real facts and in its present form it could be misleading.
ElDuce74 - 3/25/2012, 12:27 AM
Why is this in news? Can't this just be taken down and trashed. This is just a heaping pile of stupidity. One, he "confirms" Batman Dies? Where? Because he said this is Nolan's last film? We all knew that. That doesn't mean Batman or anyone else will die.

This article is just garbage. It's not even a fun read for sh-ts and giggles. Just...Garbage.
GeneralZod1138 - 3/25/2012, 12:38 AM



....and MORE TRASH!!!!
Irons - 3/25/2012, 12:39 AM
Excuse me while I land my
loki668 - 3/25/2012, 12:42 AM
Another imbecilic troll who's sitting at home thinking that he has driven everyone into a frenzy. I don't even know why I'm commenting on this piece of shit article, as it will be gone tomorrow. "Have to be a Batman fan like me"? Really? What kind of fan is that? Delusional? Nice try, kid. Now get back to scrubbing your mother's corns or she'll kick you out of the basement. Dipshit.

Lord Loki has spoken
GeneralZod1138 - 3/25/2012, 1:10 AM
The entire article was either speculation(grasping at straws) or stuff we ALL already know.

U mean to tell me that they're gonna kill off EVERY CHARACTER?!

Nice try, but this whole thing makes my head hurt....
loki668 - 3/25/2012, 1:11 AM
I think I'll create BatmanHasHerpes2012 as my next login and will submit an article stating that Batman gets all kinds of STDs in the film. That should get me on the main for sure.

Lord Loki has spoken
antonio - 3/25/2012, 1:14 AM
MovieMaster - 3/25/2012, 2:34 AM
...........I'm lost.
DoctorSnide - 3/25/2012, 5:12 AM
I didn't even read this garbage. I just wanted to give the writer the greatest word of advice EVER.....


....That is all.
DoctorSnide - 3/25/2012, 5:13 AM
I know it's 2 words but you get the point. We have four months left. STFU and just wait for the Damn film.
RunDTC - 3/25/2012, 6:59 AM
Anne Hathaway will not do great as Catwoman. she will continue the trend of the bad female lead in the Nolan Batman series.
NOLANITE - 3/25/2012, 7:24 AM
Garbage....Stacked High Garbage.
Troll...Dirty Lil Troll...
Please tell me youre not a NOLANITE!?
I think all of this is crap and should be moved to

Ill agree with you on one thing though...
Anne will do great as Selina Kyle!
Never once has anyone called her Catwoman!
loki668 - 3/25/2012, 9:01 AM
Did your parents have any kids that lived?

How is this idiotic, driveling article still up?!? There was nothing of merit in this article. Just the ramblings of some mental midget, sitting in his Batman underoos. I will be checking to see how long it takes for this shit to be removed and put somewhere more appropriate (may I suggest down the author's throat?) If I wanted to hear the musings of the mentally handicapped, I would watch the election coverage. ANY election coverage.

Lord Loki has spoken
wedontdie - 3/25/2012, 9:28 AM
batman the character dies.. bruce lives on.. then terry steps in and batman beyond is born.. I know nolan isn't gonna make it but I don't think batmans real identity is revealed or bruce dies... he just stops being batman after killing bane...
Xandera - 3/25/2012, 1:11 PM
What a pile of bullshit... nuff said...
NOLANITE - 3/25/2012, 1:34 PM
Lord Loki never stops speaking!

Allow me to change the topic from a crummy article to TITS!!!

Joker11 - 3/25/2012, 6:00 PM
Didnt Nolan say he wont kill Batman???
loki668 - 3/25/2012, 10:02 PM

Ahhhhhhhh...........thank you. I find the boobs to be both soothing and therapeutic.

Lord Loki has spoken
PeterParker1991 - 4/1/2012, 6:39 PM
AUSSYACE - 4/11/2012, 9:53 PM
WB would never allow their main hero Batman to die...

This is BS...
giant76 - 6/3/2012, 5:56 AM
Are you people kidding me? First of all the title says does Batman die, and secondly its nite like that couldn't happen. I mean come on, he is fighting Bane, the villain who could most like kill him. He did break his back in the comic, though not fatal there that could easily be changed for this the final dark and gritty Batman movie.
jblack - 6/13/2012, 4:23 PM
No I don't believe Batman will die. I do believe Alfred will. Alfred says in the previews I want bury you, I buried enough members of the Wayne family. Bane with kill Alfred and then we will see the killer come out in Batman. Batman will take Bane apart. It the one thing Batman hasn't done in this trilogy. Bane will die at the hand's of Batman!

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