The Dark Knight Rises
Batman film came out fresh and on the mark in all
Even the new bad guy is really evil and a menace.
I'm not getting into the main story but all I can
say is, WOW!
It starts off using live stunt effects, making your
palms sweat along with a adrenalin rush, preparing
you for the return of Batman, which is handled
Batman was MY superhero in my younger years and now,
and leaving the theater it looks like he still
|Eight years after his
psychological battle with the Joker (and the death
of Harvey Dent), Batman must leave his self-imposed
exile to battle Gotham's newest evil overlord, Bane.
Meanwhile, Batman's heart is smitten by a visit from
a attractive cat-burgler.
Bigger, badder, and noisier than the first two
installments, it sets itself up for a spinoff series
-- but what it makes up in darkness, it losers in
spirit -- ending in a incoherent whimper.
|The Dark Knight Rises is the final
termination of a journey of the three Batman movies,
which were so carefully thought out, rebooted,
re-imagined, and reinvigorated over the past 7
This film is the longest, darkest, and most skillful
of the three.
There is a long wait before the caped crusader makes
his appearance, but the time length is justified.
I thought the last 50 minutes was simply spectacular
comic book entertainment.
In other words, this is a Batman account of
imaginary happenings for an after 9/11 age of
anxiety, morally split between the best of times and
the worst of times.