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View Poll Results: Grade the movie...
Excellent 271 79.47%
Above Average 46 13.49%
Average 17 4.99%
Below Average 2 0.59%
Poor 5 1.47%
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Old July 18 2008, 05:16 PM   #121
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Re: The Dark Knight - Grading & Discussion

I think that event was needed to push the two characters to their limits to make them who they have to be.

But, I disagree with you on Holmes vs. Maggie. Maggie was much more suited for this role. I just don't think Holmes could've played romanticly off Eckhart that well or played the warehouse scene as well either.

But, to each their own.

I do plan on seeing this again sometime in the next couple of days.

Fantastic movie.
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Old July 18 2008, 05:29 PM   #122
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Alright, who are the two Jokers that rated it "Poor"? Get it? Jokers?


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Old July 18 2008, 05:49 PM   #123
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These really should be open polls so we can know these things.

I do have a couple of questions.

How did Batman survive his two big falls? The first one from Wayne Tower when he caught Rachel and the second one when he went over with Two-Face. They were pretty major falls and the one with Maggie had him crusing a car (infact in the parking garage he smashed a car when jumping too.)

and

What happend to Wayne Tower? In the first movie it was a central, Empire State Building-esque large tower in the middle of the city that also served as some-kind-of El-Train hub. In this movie it was a fairly regular looking building.

Ok, I've a third.

Did Wayne take his company off of being public and back to privately owned?
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Old July 18 2008, 06:08 PM   #124
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So, what parts of the film garnered the most applause in your respective theatres?

In my theatre it was, undoubtedly...



And, of course, everyone applauded at the end. I love going to midnight showings simply for the fact that, more often than not, the people who are there are as invested in what's taking place on the screen as you are.


As for the movie...

It was a sweeping morality play where all the characters were symbols and all their actions affected the greater fortunes of the whole; seeing it all unfold before your eyes is an unforgettable experience.

Going to see it again tonight!

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Old July 18 2008, 06:11 PM   #125
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Stupid concept, terrible movie, waste of a decent actor's final role.
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Old July 18 2008, 06:13 PM   #126
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So, what parts of the film garnered the most applause in your respective theatres?

In my theatre it was, undoubtedly...



And, of course, everyone applauded at the end. I love going to midnight showings simply for the fact that, more often than not, the people who are there are as invested in what's taking place on the screen as you are.
I think that was kind of expected. I think the biggest applause was when Joker gave his line to Bats that referenced an earlier role. That was awesome, Joker's "pencil trick" also got a big applause.
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Old July 18 2008, 06:18 PM   #127
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So, what parts of the film garnered the most applause in your respective theatres?

In my theatre it was, undoubtedly...



And, of course, everyone applauded at the end. I love going to midnight showings simply for the fact that, more often than not, the people who are there are as invested in what's taking place on the screen as you are.
I think that was kind of expected. I think the biggest applause was when Joker gave his line to Bats that referenced an earlier role. That was awesome, Joker's "pencil trick" also got a big applause.
Oh, yeah. Definitely. I wasn't saying I was shocked by it or anything. Just an observation...

And people were definitely shocked when they saw the "pencil trick." Pretty much anything the Joker did that was played for comedy or shock value ellicited a strong response from the audience.
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Old July 18 2008, 06:34 PM   #128
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Stupid concept, terrible movie, waste of a decent actor's final role.
Any reasoning for this line of thinking?
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Old July 18 2008, 06:39 PM   #129
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Stupid concept, terrible movie, waste of a decent actor's final role.
You must be the kind of person that visits kindergartens to tell the kids that Santa Claus isn't real.
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Old July 18 2008, 06:41 PM   #130
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Stupid concept, terrible movie, waste of a decent actor's final role.
You must be the kind of person that visits kindergartens to tell the kids that Santa Claus isn't real.
Only in this case Santa Claus IS real.
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Old July 18 2008, 06:42 PM   #131
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And I guess you are the kind of person who lines up to attack every critic on Rotten Tomatoes who doesn't like a film you do. I mean, just look at that. How dare somebody not like this film.
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Old July 18 2008, 06:51 PM   #132
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And I guess you are the kind of person who lines up to attack every critic on Rotten Tomatoes who doesn't like a film you do. I mean, just look at that. How dare somebody not like this film.
Well if you would give us your reasoning for it, instead of going IT TEH SUcKeD!!1!!1!, we could understand and agree with some of your points and problems with the film.
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Old July 18 2008, 07:02 PM   #133
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instead of going IT TEH SUcKeD!!1!!1!
I did no such thing.

we could understand and agree with some of your points and problems with the film.
No, you wouldn't, and I'm not going to bother.
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Old July 18 2008, 07:02 PM   #134
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Tom Servo wrote: View Post
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And I guess you are the kind of person who lines up to attack every critic on Rotten Tomatoes who doesn't like a film you do. I mean, just look at that. How dare somebody not like this film.
Well if you would give us your reasoning for it, instead of going IT TEH SUcKeD!!1!!1!, we could understand and agree with some of your points and problems with the film.
Exactly. And considering the fact that you're on-record as strongly disliking superhero movies, I don't think the response you're getting is entirely unwarranted.
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Old July 18 2008, 07:11 PM   #135
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Anyone who dislikes this movie for ANY reason will be attacked. Period.
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