The knives are out for Dark Knight Rises in the movie blog-o-verse with seemingly dozens of articles popping up over the past two days purporting to lay bare all the logical snafus of the Batman epic. I would tell the writers of said posts to get over it and focus on the big picture, but truth be told I never got over that scene in that The Dark Knight where Maggie Gyllenhaal and Batman survive a dizzying fall from a skyscraper despite Batman never getting his cape open.
So the Dark Knight movies are certainly fair game, but I have yet to find the logical inconsistency to detract one iota from my enjoyment of these films. Nor, for that matter, have I been bothered by similar logical stretches in Back to the Future, Terminator 2, or Minority Report.
And I definitely 100% don't care why Nazis were powerless to overrule magical escape letters in Casablanca.
So why do some films get a free ride on plot holes and others get their feet held to the fire? I get into the question in this week's Burning Questions column...
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