Reviews and Problems with Batman: The Dark Knight Rises
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Movie overall 9
The Dark Knight Rises (Blu-ray)
6 December 2012
Summary: My fellow reviewer still enjoyed The Avengers more, but that was a superhero move, and, yes, I still feel it stands as the greatest superhero movie to date. The Avengers is all about super powers and super battles, incredibly fun and as light as parfait.
Conclusion: The Dark Knight Rises is, without a doubt, one of the best films of 2012 and a close second to its predecessor both in the franchise and in Nolan's rich résumé. This is the satisfying ending the trilogy deserved and it cements the series as one of cinema's greatest.
Excerpt: There are two journeys in Dark Knight Rises . One sees Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) mentally and physically bringing himself back into fighting shape after Gotham found itself in an extended period of piece. He’s beaten, battered, and certainly cannot go heliskiing. Then there’s Bane (Tom Hardy).
Excerpt: Unless you’ve been hiding in your Bat Cave for the last year or so, you’ll know that the third and final installment in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy came out. The series was first (re) launched back in 2005 when Nolan took the franchise over from Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher, who turned it...
Conclusion: 'The Dark Knight Rises is an exciting, epic movie and, for the most part, a fitting end to the Nolan Batman era. However, because the bar was raised so high by the trilogy's first two films, this one doesn't quite resonate with the same balance of character, plot, and themes.