"Superheroes fill a gap in the pop culture psyche, similar to the role of Greek mythology. There isn’t really anything else that does the job in modern terms. For me, Batman is the one that can most clearly be taken seriously." - Christopher Nolan

theatricality and deception are powerful agents.

It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me.


favorite movies: the Batman trilogy

“We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.” - Grant Morrison

Color palette of The Dark Knight trilogy movie posters. Based on this.

Some men just want to watch the world burn.

The Dark Knight Trilogy — Final Scenes.

As a man, I’m flesh and blood: I can be ignored, I can be destroyed. But as a symbol … as a symbol, I can be incorruptible, I can be everlasting.

So that’s what that feels like…