Just before borrowing his industrialist father's military body-armor prototype and spray-painting it black, billionaire Bruce Wayne shares a first-class piece of social theory with his loyal butler Alfred: "People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy." It's a resonant line at a time when progressive action--in and out of the multiplex--ain't exactly drawing 'em like it used to. Box-office receipts are down; attendance at political demonstrations is, obviously, much lower still. Lots of us are jaded and bored: starved for dramatic motivation, desperate for a new hero--the sole heir of Wayne Enterprises, even--to... More >>>