Superhero Post Part Seventeen- The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Here are my thoughts on Nolan’s last Batman film.

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Cast- Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Matthew Modine.

I like The Dark Knight Rises a lot, but I consider it a step down compared to its predecessor. It lacks some of the philosophical aspects and fun of the previous film. It also may be more comic book like and less realistic than any of the others. In the end, it’s a very good film, but not without its flaws.

What I didn’t like about the film.

First and foremost, the editing was awful in my opinion. For a Nolan film, I considered it sloppy work. Scenes would skip vast periods of time (months even) without explaining. You are left wondering, how long did that last scene take? Was it a twelve-hour hostage situation? It felt like a half hour tops. There were a few obvious…

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