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Top 10 Movie Moments of 2012

For comic book geeks, it was about seeing one of the most famous moments of '90s-era Batman finally play out on the silver screen. For fans of Chris Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy, it was a moment that trailers and posters had already promised would be one of Batman's darkest hours: his first confrontation with the terrorist brute known as Bane.

Unlike so many modern fight sequences - with their martial arts choreography set to thumping techno music - this duel was as much a mental and verbal sparring as it was a physical contest. Batman had underestimated Bane at every step - and he paid dearly for it.

In relative quiet and darkness (both literal and metaphoric) two titans brawled for control of a city, and a hero fell. The Dark Knight Rises would live up to its title by the end, but in this moment, the world cringed as The Batman was truly broken.

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