The Dark Knight Rises Anticipation Station

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  1. Caligula

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    Thus making it the longest film in the trilogy by a good 10 to 15 minutes, which is cool with me. It needs to be long so that no element of the story gets shortchanged.
     
  2. Professor Zoom

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    She can't be as bad as Katie Holmes was... that's just not possible.
     
  3. Nerys Myk

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    Edward???? Does anyone really call him "Edward". Why not just say call him Riddler? The whole E. Nigma thing sound phony anyway. Almost as bad as Jack Napier or Joe Kerr.
     
  4. Timby

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    Admiral_Young has a thing about referring to people by their first names.

    It should be however as long as the story dictates; saying that a movie should be a certain length prior to its release strikes me as madness. Let the film speak for itself.

    The Dark Knight crawled a little too far up its own ass at certain points for my taste, and a nearly three-hour run time for The Dark Knight Rises gives me some -- just a little, mind you -- trepidation. In any event, I'll just wait and see ... which I suppose is all we can do.
     
  5. Frontier

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    My ass is going to be so sore from sitting in those uncomfortable theater chairs for such durations...

    Especially since I'll be seeing this two or three times opening weekend.
     
  6. sonak

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    I don't know-just from the inklings of the storyline I've gotten(while avoiding major spoilers) it looks like a movie that needs a while to do it justice.

    Dark Knight could have been two different movies. You could have ended it after the capture of the Joker(the first time, after the car chase), then done an entirely separate one about his escape and the creation of Two-Face.(obviously Ledger's death changed that, but they didn't know it at the time.)
     
  7. Nerys Myk

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    Seems silly when applied to fictional character. They should be called by the name that made them "famous". Edward is a sparkly, sensitive vampire, not a guy who like puzzles ( and crime)
     
  8. RoJoHen

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    Indeed. I've never even read/seen Twilight, and the sparkly Vampire is the first thing I think of when I see the name "Edward."
     
  9. Set Harth

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    Nygma please.
     
  10. Nerys Myk

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    The best "real names" of Batman villains are Selina Kyle and Oswald Cobblepot.
     
  11. Trekker4747

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    Tossing my card in for Harley Quinn.
     
  12. Captrek

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    They probably would have been happy with Penguin too, or anbody very familiar to the public. A fly on the wall in that meeting could probably supply you with quotes like, "Bane? Who the fuck is Bane? How are we supposed to market him?"
     
  13. Set Harth

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    Why they didn't go with King Tut is a mystery to me.
     
  14. Nerys Myk

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    Like Victor Fries, its a little too on the nose for my tastes.
     
  15. JD

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    Except that's not her real name, it's Harleen Quinzel. Sorry to be nitpicky, but she's one of my favorite Batman characters.
     
  16. Trekker4747

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    True, but "Harley Quinn" is a logical "nick-name" for Harleen Quinzel.
     
  17. Captrek

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    To quote J. Jonah Jameson, "A guy named Otto Octavius ends up with eight limbs — what are the odds?"
     
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    The MTV footage was absolutely outstanding.
     
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    I try to be a friend to everyone. :-)
     

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