The Dark Night Rises

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The Dark Night Rises

I think there's been enough discussion on the atrocious actions of an individual who doesn't deserve to be named, and it is time to discuss the movie itself.

I saw it monday night, and loved it. It kept me so hooked I never even considered having a smoke or a toke as it was running.

I found the finale nicely tied up all the plot points from it and the first two movies, as well as having a riveting story on its own.

The score was incredible, as scored movies tend to be.

The affects were amazing. I didn't notice any obvious cgi.

The acting was once again amazing. I'm sad this is the finale, as Bale is the only actor who's ever done justice to both the Wayne and Batman personas (in my opinion).

I was especially impressed with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. He grew up significantly in the last couple years. He seemed out of place in Inception, but here, in an even more serious role, he fit like a glove.

I also found the portrayal of Catwoman to be the best yet. Never has the character been more realistic and

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compelling. Shit, I had to

compelling.

Shit, I had to make a second post for a single word. Sigh.

I highly recommend it for fans of action and drama, especially if you're a fan of superhero movies, though Batman was never really a 'superhero', and I find this series did that concept justice.

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i think michael keaton did

i think michael keaton did an excellent job.  i don't really like bale's ridiculous hoarse voice when he's batman, which i think south park parodied nicely in "the coon."

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I thought Keaton was a great

I thought Keaton was a great Batman, but as Bruce Wayne he sucked.
I'll grant that may have been Burton's fault, or the writers, but the result was the same.

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iwbiek wrote:i think michael

iwbiek wrote:

i think michael keaton did an excellent job.  i don't really like bale's ridiculous hoarse voice when he's batman, which i think south park parodied nicely in "the coon."

The voice is really the only criticism that I have about an otherwise amazing movie.  Minor compared to the previous batman series.  I will go see dark night this weekend, and am really looking forward to it.

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I never really got into any

I never really got into any super hero motif. But I can say that the original Star Wars first 3 I was a big fan of. And Xena Warrior Princess is a favorite of mine. I have always been a fan more of female heros, like Dee Dee McCall in the TV cop series Hunter. I love Olivia in Special Victim's Unit. I loved the Charlies Angels original TV series. I even love the original Sonja of Mortal Kombat.

 

 

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Brian37 wrote:I never really

Brian37 wrote:

I never really got into any super hero motif. But I can say that the original Star Wars first 3 I was a big fan of. And Xena Warrior Princess is a favorite of mine. I have always been a fan more of female heros, like Dee Dee McCall in the TV cop series Hunter. I love Olivia in Special Victim's Unit. I loved the Charlies Angels original TV series. I even love the original Sonja of Mortal Kombat.

 

 

 

Probably goes with your wearing panties fetish. /jk Eye-wink

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 I haven't seen it yet,

 I haven't seen it yet, with big movies like this I prefer to wait until the audience levels die down a little and go in the middle of a weekday afternoon when the theater isn't so crowded. I'll probably go watch it next wednesday or thursday afternoon.

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Beyond Saving wrote: I

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 I haven't seen it yet, with big movies like this I prefer to wait until the audience levels die down a little and go in the middle of a weekday afternoon when the theater isn't so crowded. I'll probably go watch it next wednesday or thursday afternoon.

What? And be seen with commoners?

Actually I don't go to movies at all. There was an time that I would, but now everyone talks, or talks on their cell phones, chews their popcorn loudly and kicks the back of your chair.

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Brian37 wrote:What? And be

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What? And be seen with commoners?

Actually I don't go to movies at all. There was an time that I would, but now everyone talks, or talks on their cell phones, chews their popcorn loudly and kicks the back of your chair.

You caught me, I have to admit to being kind of an elitist when it comes to going to movies. I hate kids, I hate crowds, I hate sticky floors and I like to watch my movies in peace. So I usually go to The Movie Tavern which offers a dining and movie experience which seems to discourage families (although the tickets themselves are cheaper than AMC) has a ton more leg room, and if the movie sucks the waitress will bring you alcohol and if it is really terrible there is a nice bar in the front. It is pretty much the only place I will go to watch a movie in public.  

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I was treated to it, and it

I was treated to it, and it was in a major theatre in a city. They tend to be clean. Also had reclining seats that were very comfy.

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I got to see this in Warren

I got to see this in Warren Theatre IMAX. I thought it was a fantastic movie.

Warrens are very nice, clean, and comfortable. The movie itself was very well done, and the ending and plot twists pleasantly suprised me and several things pulled at my heart-strings.

All-in-all a excellent experience.

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