1. The greater appreciation it gave me for a functional legal system and police force in my own community, contrasted with the systemic corruption of Gotham city.
2. The heroic example of Bruce Wayne fighting for justice and community transformation in the midst of a very discouraging situation and at great personal cost
3. The examples of incredibly close, purpose oriented friendships between men of different generations and giftings, namely the friendships between Bruce Wayne, Alfred and Lucius Fox
4. The action scene in which the Batman manages to use his motorcycle and some cables to flip over the Joker’s tractor-trailer
5. Sitting next to my wife for 2 1/2 hours