Batman Is An Existentialist In “The Dark Knight Rises.”

From IO9. This is too amazingly, awesomely weird not to share:

“The French newspaper Libération is reporting that Batman will, at some point in his final film, read aloud an excerpt from philosopher Martin Heidegger’s 1929 lecture “What Is Metaphysics?” Admittedly, there’s no source given for this particular rumor, so I guess we really should go ahead and take this with a grain of salt.”

So that’s why he wears black!

And here’s a radio interview with actor Matthew Modine, who plays a villain/hero/Green Lantern in the movie. His role is tres mysteriouse …

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