Tag Archives: The Dark Knight Rises

[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – The Dark Knight Rises

29 Jul

Title: The Dark Knight Rises
Year: 2012
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, based on a story by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer, based on the characters by Bob Kane
Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Marion Cotillard
MPAA Rating: PG-13, intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language
Runtime: 164 min
IMDb Rating: 9.1
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 78

And so it ends. I don’t even know where to begin, nor do I know exactly what I want to touch upon here, in my review for The Dark Knight Rises, the conclusion to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy. Is it as good as The Dark Knight was? Well, no, not really. But to me it never was about beating its predecessor, because the bar was set so high by that masterpiece of a second installment, by Heath Ledger‘s performance, by the legacy, the records, the mystique surrounding it all. What it is, however, is a film that’s as ambitious as I’ve ever seen; Christopher Nolan really comes out swinging for the fences with all of his might here, delivering a film charged with so many ideas and messages and that’s still so thoroughly entertaining as an action film. Is it as perfect as its predecessor? Again, the answer is no; but that doesn’t mean it isn’t perfect on its own right.

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[Trailer] – The Dark Knight Rises

19 Jun

A month away from its release, we’re getting what will probably be the final full-lenght trailer for the hugely anticipated The Dark Knight Rises, which you can watch after the cut.

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[Trailer] – The Amazing Spider-Man

3 May

The Avengers has already been released and so far it’s my only A+ of 2012, and The Dark Knight Rises has the biggest hype of any movie of the year and will likely be a truly epic conclusion to that trilogy. But there’s another superhero movie coming out this year: Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man, and that one has a new trailer out which you can check out after the cut.

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[Trailer] – The Dark Knight Rises

1 May

It’s not like anybody needs any reminder that this film is coming out this year or that it will most likely blow our minds away, but yeah, the final trailer for The Dark Knight Rises was released today, and you can watch it after the cut.

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