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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
In this film, the classic Batman enemy “The Joker” is referred to and portrayed as a terrorist. Why do you think the creators of this movie made this change? Do you feel the entertainment industry is inappropriately exploiting the current terrorist environment or do films like these help audiences to deal with the current state of the world?
A character, while discussing the enemy’s motives, observes that, “Some men just like to watch the world burn.” What might cause a person to develop such anti-social behaviors? As viewers of entertainment, do we ever fall into this personality category?