The ending of The Dark Knight Trilogy explained
Christopher Nolan's epic Batman movie series revived the character's big-screen fortunes and thrilled fans around the world—but it also ended on something of a confusing note. Bruce Wayne's survival in the final chapter of The Dark Knight Trilogy has been called into question, and the rise of Robin, hinted at by the final few moments the audience spends with Blake, felt more like the start of a new chapter than an epilogue. Even hardcore Batman fans or ardent watchers of the trilogy could be forgiven for wondering what exactly happened in the final act of The Dark Knight Rises, but don't worry—we're here to help. We've dug into all the background info, underlying subtext, and small moments you might have missed to offer you an explanation laying out everything you need to know about the ending of Nolan's rebooted Batman series. Here's the ending of The Dark Knight Trilogy explained.