The following post discusses the ending and other SPOILERS from The Batman in detail. 

The Batman has an incredible twist ending — but if you’re paying attention throughout the movie, you can actually see where the Riddler’s master plan for Gotham City and the Dark Knight is going right from the beginning. Some of the clues are small, but others are so incredibly obvious that you won’t believe you missed them the first time around.

In our latest Batman video, we go step by step through the Riddler’s plan, and show you all the little clues to what he was doing. We explain the symbolic meaning of the “Ave Marie” song that appears throughout the film, the clues hidden in the Gotham City newspapers that are seen onscreen, all the moments that foreshadow the climactic flood (and the flood’s metaphoric meaning), and answer one of the biggest questions coming out of The Batman: Does the Riddler know Batman’s secret identity? Watch our breakdown below:

If you liked that video about all the clues to The Riddler’s plans in The Batman.check out more of our videos below, including our spoiler-filled review of The Batman, why we desperately need a live-action Batman Beyond movie, and how The Dark Knight Trilogy saved superhero movies. Plus, there’s tons more over at ScreenCrush’s YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe to catch all our future episodes. The Batman is now playing exclusively in theaters.

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