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The Dark Knight Rises *Spoiler Thread*

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Cowboy Brian, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    Nolan really threw some moviegoers with Talia al ghud (Miranda) by not revealing herself until nearly the end of the movie. I'm not so certain fans of his comic book titles felt the same way. Her character is a world class assassin associated with a very old secret society. My wife and I had both guessed who she was from practically her first scene in the movie. So, how she was used in the movie appealed to us. However, I must confess that I did not place her as the one who escaped from the prison as a child instead of Bane.

    The sex scene was a rush job by Nolan. As I stated in my review of the movie in the Last Movie sticky, the scene does not establish the great love affair between Batman and Talia comic book characters. It only served to remove his suspicions of her. Of course, the movie would have taken a much different track if Talia had been revealed much earlier in the film in order to create the love affair between super hero and assassin, so I pretty much forgive him for doing so.

    I agree 100% about Selina Kyle's Single White Female companion. I wasn't feeling that bond at all throughout the movie.

    Catwoman's coup de grĂ¢ce of Bane was fantastic in my opinion. Never underestimate a cat... or Catwoman for that matter. She will strike when you least expected and you will never know what hit you when she does. :laugh2:

    The bridge scene? Me too. Then again, just as I mentioned in my movie review, I wasn't feeling the Blake character pretty much the entire movie. Even his discovery of the Batcave at the end left me un-awed (is that a word? :p: )
  2. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    I guess i'm using the phrases here interchangeably to mean the same thing. By both phrases I mean one in which he plays a lead role and performs very well in what is widely considered to be a very good movie with box office success.
  3. CashMan

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    This might be a biased opinion, because I am from Chicago. But, they did a good job, IMO of making you think, Gotham was Chicago with the 1st two movies. Then all of a sudden, they shoot in Philly, and Gotham is now Manhatten. Which in the back of my mind, when they sealed off the bridges in the 1st movie, I pretty much got that. It took a little away, for me anyway.
  4. Cowboys&LakersFan

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    Lol I just made that cuz I was board. I think Joker is better, but as you can tell by my avatar I'm a Bane fan as well.
  5. Teren_Kanan

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    My favorite part of the movie was audience participation. I only happened once.

    The scene where the football field blows up, some guy shouts out "BUT HINES WARD CAN'T RUN THAT FAST!"

    I laughed pretty good.
  6. StevenOtero

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    Yeah, but in their fictional world Gotham is bigger than Chicago...so they wanted to shoot somewhere new to in a way show more of the 'city'.
  7. CashMan

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    I understand, but that would of worked in the 2nd movie. People know, New York and Chicago, who the **** knows Philly?
  8. DallasEast

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    :lmao2:
  9. StevenOtero

    StevenOtero Well-Known Member

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    They didn't shoot in Philly, it was Pittsburgh and NY.
  10. Christiann

    Christiann Active Member

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    and Los Angeles.
  11. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    All garbage compared to Chicago :D We just dont have that many bridges so there wouldn't have been the isolation for the bomb tactic to work
  12. 187beatdown

    187beatdown Lack of Big Plays

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    Until you find out his story is actually someone else's at the very end. :(
  13. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I don't think people are really comparing the "character", much more-so they are comparing the portrayal.

    I think Tom Hardy did an excellent job but I also think Heath Ledger's interpretation of Joker was phenomenal.
  14. Lodeus

    Lodeus Well-Known Member

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    This.
  15. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    I cant wait to read the novelization. just found out they did it for the dark knight and rises
  16. KoRnyBrad

    KoRnyBrad I am the Bat!

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    I'm reading the novelization now and while it does say Joker this and Joker that it pretty much follows the movie to a T. I read The Dark Knight and I remember it going into more detail about Harvey Dent. So far I'm not impressed, but hey it's Batman and I'll take all I can get! :laugh2:

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