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02-28-2013, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Epsilon View Post
My biggest gripe with the Nolan Batman trilogy (just got around to watching TDKR) is that, despite the fact they are supposed to be "gritty" and "realistic", all of them rely on some absolutely ridiculous technology as a major plot device: the microwave vaporizer in BB, the sonar spying machine in TDK, and the fusion reactor that can be converted into a nuclear bomb in TDKR. It's like something out of a Brosnan-era Bond film, but somehow were supposed to find it more believable because it's Morgan Freeman passing out the toys rather than Q.
I don't think anyone is saying those elements are more or less believable. They are simply great feats of technology, all developed by the greatest minds in this "world" and funded by the richest enterprise we know of in this "world". To simply say "oh they can't do that" in regards to the tech used is unreasonable considering the circumstances.

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