Reviews and Problems with Batman: The Dark Knight Rises
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Flaws or no flaws, it's Batman.
3 July 2013
Excerpt: Possible Spoilers, but who cares, we've all seen it. I remember walking out of the theater, having witnessed The Dark Knight Rises, and thinking to myself: Wow. That was perfect. It wasn't. I came to understand that.
Excerpt: Na een overtuigende come back in Batman Begins en een zinderende opvolger in The Dark Knight, is de uitdaging groot dit te overtreffen. De verwachting wat mij betreft al even groot. The Dark Knight Rises haalt bij lange na zijn voorganger niet. Is het een slechte film dan? Nee, dat niet.
Excerpt: Christopher Nolan is an interesting case of auteur. His Dark Knight Trilogy has become one of the most financially successful trilogies of all time, but at the same time he’s directed far more original pictures like Memento (one of my favorite movies of all time) and Following.
Excerpt: Epic, ambitious, and dark. Bloated, over-long, and messy. The Dark Knight Rises still succeeds on it's own terms by being a daring summer action flick. Coming from Christopher Nolan, however, the film is sophisticated and deeper than other comic-to-screen adaptations.
Excerpt: Gotham City is once again in trouble as Bane arrived knocking down all the people in town and spreads terror releasing prisoners to magnify violence. *** Finally it came. The Dark Knight topped my list of action movies. The Dark Knight Rises would probably land not far from it.
Summary: The 3rd and final outing with Christian Bale as Batman, ties up the connection with the League of Shadows, Ra's al Ghul's agenda to cleanse Gotham (by destroying it), as the centre of the plot. We find Bruce Wayne in hiding, licking his wounds, feeling sorry for himself.
Disappointing compared to previous Batman films in Trilogy
12 February 2013
Excerpt: My family had looked forward to The Dark Knight Rises as we had enjoyed both Batman Begins & The Dark Knight.My ten year old was looking forward to the character of Bane & any initial worries that he may be too scary were unfounded.The character had been over hyped.The film itself was very slow to...