Drawing inspiration from two of the most revered Batman comic book story-lines (The Dark Knight Returns and Knight Fall), The Dark Knight Rises (the third installment in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy) is an ambitious end to an epic trilogy. Maybe a little overly ambitious. The first two acts are fantastic. The set-up is suspenseful, dramatic and just as devoted to character development as it's predecessors. However, the films third act failed to meet my expectations. The following are my points of discontent with TDKR.
Title says it all guys. I guess I should say something... It involves Batman Begins and The Dark Knight Rises more than anything else. Also I just wrote this, so please don't complain about any errors that I missed.
Just a quick view of an Easter Egg I came across while re-watching The Dark Knight Rises
Although he wasn't in the film much, a lot of secrecy surrounded Josh Pence when he was cast as a young Ra's al Ghul in The Dark Knight Rises. Pence recently talked about what it was like to film the movie, as well as the secrecy surrounding the film.
"It's not who I am underneath but what I do that defines me" "Sometimes the truth isn't good enough" "You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain" How can these concepts have made The Dark Knight Rises an Epic Conclusion?
After doing one of these for The Amazing Spider-Man and The Avengers, Cinema Sins is now taking a crack at Christopher Nolan's Batman finale...
A reveal of all the inaccurate complaints about the best comic book movie of the year.
The Bat comes in at #1 for top Australian critic Leigh Paatsch - The Avengers also finds a place on his Top 10 for the year.
I'm listing only 5 reasons why. This is another fun article and is pure opinion...
Click with an open mind please...
The Dark Knight Rises ended director Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise, however the ending of the film left some people scratching their heads. Alfred actor Sir Michael Caine sat down to give his take on the ending of the film.
The Dark Knight Rises' director Christopher Nolan and producer/wife Emma Thomas provide commentary in this new clip about Anne Hathaway's portrayal as Selina Kyle/Catwoman. Check it out!
One of the BTS vids from the special features of the Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray/DVD has been officially released. Take a look at how the stunning scene in which Tom Hardy's Bane levels an entire football field was created after the jump..
Some early concept designs for Tom Hardy's Bane are featured on the upcoming Blu-ray release of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, and we have a few snaps for you here. One design is definitely closer to the comic character's appearance, but would it have worked on film?..
After the rumor of a directors cut for The Dark Knight Rises came and went, one thing is now for certain - the blu-ray and DVD for the film will be released just in time for Christmas.
Did you REALLY think there was going to be a Director's Cut of The Dark Knight Rises? Seriously?! Well, Christopher Nolan's reps have confirmed that the recent rumours are false and that there are no plans for an extended version of his third and final Batman movie.
Could the actor of such hit movies as Inception, The Dark Knight Rises and the upcoming Looper add another Superhero movie role to his list with the Justice League?
A source for Nuke The Fridge claimed that the DVD/Blu-ray release would include a director's cut of The Dark Knight Rises, and now they claim that it will hit stores just before the Man of Steel debuts.
How Talia Al Ghul as an Ally Could Have Fixed Some Plot Holes in The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises could've ended a lot sooner than its 2 hrs 45 min runtime according to the lads over at HISHE. That first fight between Bane and Batman in particular could've gone very differently.
I've mentioned this idea I've had on other sites and now I am going to tell you guys here what my idea would have been to have Joker in a small cameo in The Dark Knight Rises
It looks likely that Christopher Nolan's third and final Bat-flick will join the billion dollar club after all, unless there is a dramatic decline in earning as it moves into its fifth week of release. Click for the figures..
After viewing The Dark Knight Rises, would you now place Bane a few rungs higher on the list of Batman adversaries? We know who's number one but what about second and third place?
Jock created a pretty awesome Mondo poster for The Dark Knight Rises and now we get a glimpse at some of the alternate designs. Do you prefer one of the alternates or the original design?
In an interview with GQ, costume designer Lindy Hemming reveals that we were originally going to have another flashback scene involving Bane, and would have witnessed the villain's training -- as well as an early "primitive" version of his mask..