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Old 07-09-2012, 10:36 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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In the comics, Batman is one of the greatest characters ever. But that is something that NONE of the live action movies have been able to capture. They've done a good job of making the villains interesting, but Batman ... not so much.

And I agree about Bale. He's a decent Bruce Wayne. But his Batman is comical --- and mocked to great effect on NBC's Community. Thank you, Abed!

But I never liked Keaton as Batman either. He would've made a great Joker though.


I never saw Community as mocking Bale's Batman, it's just satire and paying tribute. I find it hard to believe somebody like Dan Harmon wouldn't like or appreciate Nolan's concept of Batman, but I could be wrong. I think Bale is by far the best Batman, and his voice doesn't irritate me at all. It's far more believable than the typical Keaton Batman or Christopher Reeves Superman where you are supposed to somehow believe that if you just take off your glasses or cover part of your face nobody, even those closest to you, is going to recognize you as a super hero. Give me a break.

The Dark Knight Rises is going to outsell The Dark Knight, because 9.5 out of 10 people that saw the Dark Knight are going to see this movie, period. Add that to the fans that came to the scene after The Dark Knight was on video. Very few people that sat throught the first two movies are going to skip on this one. The hype is unbelievable and the critic responses to early screenings have been nothing but extremely positive. Some critics are already saying that this blows The Dark Knight out of the water.
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:41 AM
 
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In the comics, Batman is one of the greatest characters ever. But that is something that NONE of the live action movies have been able to capture. They've done a good job of making the villains interesting, but Batman ... not so much.

And I agree about Bale. He's a decent Bruce Wayne. But his Batman is comical --- and mocked to great effect on NBC's Community. Thank you, Abed!

But I never liked Keaton as Batman either. He would've made a great Joker though.
Please enlighten us on the comedic stylings of Bale's Batman!
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Maine
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Please enlighten us on the comedic stylings of Bale's Batman!
Every time he speaks. He sounds like a constipated Dirty Harry. By "comedic," perhaps I should have written "uninentionally comical."

My prediction: TDKR will do monster business. It will beat Spider-Man, Brave, and the Hunger Games. But it won't topple the Avengers. It will finish the year in the #2 slot.

The only movie this year with a chance of outperforming the Avengers at the box office will be The Hobbit. And even then, I'd still put my money on the Avengers.
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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I'm thinking the movie will pull in $165 million this weekend (Friday,Saturday,Sunday) when it opens. This would also include the midnight showing very early Friday morning.
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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So far it is certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It's run time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

The Dark Knight Rises - Rotten Tomatoes
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:03 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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if this movie if even half as good as Dark Knight was, I'm hoping the movie itself will somehow take physical form so I can have sex with it.

kinda stoked if it isn't obvious...
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Old 07-17-2012, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MO
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I got my ticket for the midnight showing today.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:58 PM
 
Location: not where you are
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Will be seeing it this coming Sat, but, I no longer get excited about upcoming blockbusters after earlier disappointments this seasons. Definitely not relying on previews.
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:05 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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RISE!
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:19 PM
 
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Whats the deal with Rotten Tomatoes? It got some bad reviews and people went ape %$#@ so they closed them up. The plot looks kind of weak, IMO. Not much hype or interest, either. Maybe it needed a Marvel villain to jazz things up.
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