Holes in "The Dark Knight Trilogy"

The Dark Knight Trilogy is the greatest ever committed to film. From start to finish, it tells a beautiful, cohesive story in an artful and emotionally stirring fashion. It frightens and inspires and leaves us both satisfied and wanting more. It is ambitious, and it's messages are shrouded in symbols and the convention of the superhero genre. But it is not the story of bats or clowns, superheroes or mercenaries. It is the story of holes. Holes define the narrative and chart the progress of the protagonist. They mirror the emptiness in Bruce Wayne's heart, and his journey to save Gotham is, more than anything, a quest of healing.

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