One of the most iconic films
of the 21st century, The Dark Knight dives deep into the murky underbelly of
Gotham. Heath Ledger’s Joker needs no introduction as his portrayal is as mesmerising as it is genuinely disturbing.
The Joker is the Yin to
Batman’s Yang, and never has there been a more fascinating hero/ villain context
to a film, some even interpret a level of mutual respect between the two.
There is a somewhat
oxymoronic feeling to both The Joker and Batman’s approaches in the The Dark
Knight, as taken out of context, their motives and conceptual process aren’t
too dissimilar. The Joker aims to liberate Gotham to the chaos in an attempt to
empower the city to fight and fend for themselves, whereas Batman fights for
Gotham in a bid to entrust the infrastructure already in place – a true tale of
orders against chaos.
Can you tell the Dark Knight’s quotes from the Clown Prince of Crime’s archaic
Answers at the end!
1. "Don't Talk Like You're One Of Them! You're Not, Even If You'd Like To Be!"