The Dark Knight Rises details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure - Comedy, Crime, Thriller|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||Action, Comic Book Heroes on DVD, February - Thriller/Horror, The Best of Marion Cotillard, The Biggest and Best, Top Must See Movies|
The Dark Knight Rises
|Run time:||2 hours 44 minutes|
|Rental release:||01 Feb 2013|
By Darren Bignell from LOVEFiLM
The final film of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises delivers in an utterly satisfying way.
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The Dark Knight Belly-FlopsBy Chewbacca (15 reviews) from Cambridge , 25 Jul 2012
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[Highly rated reviewer]I really wanted to like it - really - because I loved The Dark Knight. I even saw TDK Rises twice to make sure I wasn't missing anything. However, what I got was a fat heap of disappointment (twice) with a film that had massive potential to begin with, then flushed it down the loo like a giant bat-turd.
It's not that It's really a bad film, it just tries too hard to outdo the other two; in trying to make it bigger, bolder and louder, it actually dumbs-down the characterisation and tight scripting we have become used to from Chris Nolan et al. I somehow got the feeling that halfway through, the film began to take itself a bit too seriously. By the end, we have just another mano-a-mano scrap between hero and villain, and a siege scenario where there was little sense of peril or tension.
Script-wise, there was far too much exposition, and not enough of the humour and spark that the film began with between Selena Kyle and Batman / Bruce Wayne. Similarly, the flashes of thematic brilliance regarding Capitalism and its victims and perpetrators in the first half of the film are lost by the end when things start exploding. A pity, since that actually began to give the film depth and relevance, resonating with the current economic situation.
It isn't a complete disaster. The first fateful clash between Bane and the Bat is brutal; the single voice of the child singing the national anthem before the ensuing carnage is poignant, and the character of Selena Kyle is gripping in the first half. Too bad it couldn't be sustained.
In the end, it was a lumbering colossus of po-faced mediocrity. I wanted it so badly to stand up to its predecessors.
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Can't wait for the next BatmanBy floppydoppy (10 reviews) from Hunstanton , 18 Jun 2013Brilliant film. Great fun, quite spooky and quite long but it kept me awake which is a great achievement for me.
Bale wreaks havoc!!?By Cheese_Embalmer (20 reviews) , 14 Jun 2013Just gets better the more you take it, like a fine and rare Majorero Pimenton. Needless to say.. Utterly Exquisite to taste!
Don't believe the hype!!!!!By Pottsy74 (1 review) , 14 Jun 2013Don't believe the hype! Overlong and disappointing latest episode in the franchise. Bane is extremely annoying and sounds like Sean Connery. Compared to the excellent previous movie this is a damp squib. Waste of 2hrs 37 of my life. Avoid!!!
The Bane show!!!By a customer , 13 Jun 2013An excellent film from start to finish. However as with the last The Dark Knight the villain made the film. Bane is a fantastic nemesis and an all round nut job. And his voice is wicked cool
Like itBy paulo05 (6 reviews) , 11 Jun 2013another great batman movie but The Dark Knight has a better storyline and Villain. Bane is quite boring lol. but stronger thn Joker