Today on Far Future Horizons we explore the history of the Cape Crusader and discover how a kid scarred by a life changing traumatic event turns into the only symbol of hope for the City of Gotham.
In today’s documentary feature we delve into the mind of perhaps the most iconic crime fighter in comic book history, the Dark Knight himself – Batman.
‘Batman Begins’ and ‘The Dark Knight’ are both excellent sources of entertainment, but they also offer a complex and interesting dissection of a man who learned to use his own fear against criminals.
The Batman persona has gone through extensive transformation ever since its creation by Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger in 1939 as this documentary illustrates. It dwells on its history and origin of the characters of Bruce Wayne and his alter ego Batman.
High profile director Christopher Nolan made certain to take advantage of the many different facets of his own psychological creativeness and magnify its effects around the Batman’s world. The smash hit motion pictures ‘The Dark Knight’ and ‘Batman Begins’ do not just deliver entertainment value, but also present a complex and intriguing examination of a man who masters his fear and resentments to transform himself into a city’s lone champion against crime and criminals that infest it.
Not only does this documentary, investigate the psychology profile of Bruce Wayne, but also brings forth brilliant comparisons betweenthis fictional character and a real life historical figure - Theodore Roosevelt.
Additionally, the filmmakers show how spiritual iconography greatly influenced the development of the Batman character. Aside from that, it includes a short insight inside the motivating force that drives other infamous figures such as the Catwoman and the Joker.
This and other History Channel documentaries can be purchased from the History Channel’s online store.
This documentary is also part of the Dark Knight Blu-ray disc available from Amazon.
Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight
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