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Film REVIEW: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - ★★★★★

Updated: Aug 9

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan, David S. Goyer

Based on: Characters appearing in comics published by DC Comics

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Morgan Freeman.

Genre: Action, Drama.

Themes: Superhero, Terrorist Plot, DC Comics.

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Selina Kyle, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

It is the final installment in Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy, and the sequel to The Dark Knight (2008).

The film received positive reviews, with praise being directed toward the performances (particularly Hardy's), action sequences, direction, screenplay, musical score, and emotional depth, with many critics deeming it a satisfying conclusion to the trilogy.


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Daniel (Age 12) - ★★★★★

"The ending to this film was unmatched by any other film I’ve seen."

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