In the third installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman series, the inspiration seems to have been lost. The previous two films worked so well, not in small part due to the excellent character portrayls, but in this film, the characters lack depth and their actions are not well explained. This is a major blow to the film, becuase we need to go deep into the characters if we are going to believe that heroes dress up as bats to fight crime, or villains spread chaos around them for no good reason.
The plot quickly turns into a stereotypical comic book plot. There’s actually a pretty clever plot twist, but it falls flat because we’re not invested in the characters.
It’s an adequate film for a few hours of quailty entertainment, but not nearly as memorable as The Dark Knight.