Written May 24, 2016
"The Dark Knight Rises": YES HE DID!!! This movie is FRICKIN' AWESOME 8) Major props for not giving away ANYTHING in the trailers (fantastic surprises), as well as keeping the audience's attention w/that much "story" in relation to the action (in some ways this film seemed more a "drama" than an "action" flick, but in a very positive way and I'm an action gal). Bane was a little hard to understand at times but his role was phenomenally played- I'd hate to meet him in a dark or bright alley! I actually think I heard people crying towards the end of the movie lol. IDK...this may be my favorite film of 2011 considering The Avengers was fantastic and I enjoyed the new Spider-man...this one is a winner!
Oh yeah...I can't recall Batman in this much daylight (in this series) in the previous 2 films and he and Bane looked great, and not fake. So rise from darkness he did. If they choose to do anything, "in any direction" in the future, I'm all in.
Written August 29, 2016
It is the perfect end to an amazing trilogy. Your emotions will go on a serious roller coaster. Not only is the entire movie a perfect way to end the series. But the ending to the movie was just a stroke of great story telling. Now I gotta see it in IMAX!
Written October 26, 2016
That has to be one of the best endings to a movie I have ever seen. It was easily worth the money spent and I can almost promise that I will see this again in theatres before it comes out on DVD. MUST SEE!
Written May 05, 2016
I was pleased with the film, yet, just like Time and other critics, I wanted more. This Batman was different, flawed and showed a behavior more common with cowards than vigilantes. Perhaps Nolan wanted a story to succeed off a hair string? A story so practical that it is believable. The character Bane was rich in substance and almost as mystique as the batman himself. There was rich, rich dialogue-somewhat esoteric-in the film. I knew going in that Nolan had huge shoes to fill. The choreography of combat was typical, nothing that batman can only do. The methods of control, subjugation and counterattack are genius. The cast was handpicked from everywhere. They even had the Steelers runnerback in this movie. Catwoman was Catwoman- A diva of her craft and ally for the Bat. I cant say that I was mesmerize like the 2008 Dark Knight. This is due partly because I knew the style Nolan would take in directing this film. But this is a Blockbuster for sure
Written March 28, 2017
100 out of 100 Batman is back and this time it's personal and patriotic. With a smart plot descending from the first installment of the trilogy, he takes on Bane, an largely-muscled villain that mumbles in nearly every line he says which doesn't matter because it's breath-taking. Even though the action is a bit lazy paced, it's still amazing like the first two and doesn't slow down for a minute. "The Dark Knight Rises" is one of the best movies of all time and a perfect conclusion to the epic trilogy.