Reviews and Problems with Batman: The Dark Knight Rises
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The Dark Knight Rises (Combo Pack)
19 November 2012
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.
Excerpt: There isn’t a single thing about The Dark Knight Rises that isn’t epic. It’s the highly-anticipated sequel to two of the greatest comic book movies of all time; its central villain, Bane (Tom Hardy), is an absolute monster; the cast is filled with recognizable faces at every turn; and it clocks in...
Excerpt: Batman returns to Gotham in The Dark Knight Rises , but don't get too used to him. There are a lot of other moving pieces in this, the capper to Christopher Nolan's run of dark and enormous Batman films, and just as he was in The Dark Knight , Batman is probably not even the 8th most interesting...
Summary: It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning from hero to fugitive. The Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he hoped was the greater good, but everything changes with the arrival of a cat burglar with a mysterious agenda.
Summary: In a similar manner to how Heath Ledger’s death cast a shadow over The Dark Knight , there’s an air of inevitability to this conclusion of Christopher Nolan’s batrilogy. You know you’re going to be in the theatre for quite a while, that Nolan will use massive scale and strong characterisation to awe...