|Directed by:||Christopher Nolan|
|Written by:||Jonathan Nolan|
|Cast:||Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman|
|Genre:||Action, Comic Book, Crime|
I'm a Batman fan, admittedly since The Dark Knight came out four years ago. I liked Batman Begins initially but didn't see the inherent value in it until after The Dark Knight came out and I was able to see that Begins was nothing but setup to the unique and explosive second film. Since then I've read as many of the novels as I could get my hands on, played the different Rocksteady Batman games in recent years, watched all the incarnations of him on television (live action or otherwise) and have come to love the characters in this universe more than most others. I walked into TDKR with some very high expectations, and I'm very happy to say that while it wasn't a perfect film, it was a perfect Batman story for me. Yes there are plot holes and mistakes, but even The Godfather had some of the worst fight scenes ever committed to film, yet no one ever mentions those when speaking about the legacy of Coppola's masterpiece. There will always be trolls and there will always be people who vehemently believe that Nolan is a golden god that does no wrong. Me, I'm just a fan of the universe, and I never expected to be so moved by a film based on Batman. Nothing in this world is perfect, but I believe that you see what you want to in art. Nolan wanted to tell the story of a man...[more]...