Kester Brewin » Defeating Terror, Overcoming Fundamentalism: Life ‘After Magic’

June 5, 2013

culture / film / kester-brewin / literature / theology

What should he do? Strengthen his weaponry? Ramp up his power and go in even harder against those who commit these crimes of terror? No. He fakes his own death. His – and Nolan’s – powerful insight is this: if he truly wants to save the city that he loves, he needs to give up his super-powers, for only then will his archvillains find themselves pushing against the wind and falling, their motives for oppression hollowed out.