"The Dark Knight Rises" Review and Discussion Thread (spoilers)

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by JacksonArcher, Jul 10, 2012.

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How do you rate "The Dark Knight Rises"?

  1. Excellent

    147 vote(s)
    58.3%
  2. Good

    61 vote(s)
    24.2%
  3. Fair

    26 vote(s)
    10.3%
  4. Poor

    12 vote(s)
    4.8%
  5. Terrible

    6 vote(s)
    2.4%
  1. Trekker4747

    Trekker4747 Boldly going... Premium Member

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    Got my tickets, 3:00 Saturday afternoon with the local theater's "Cinema Suites."
     
  2. Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Flying Spaghetti Monster Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Uh, it's still Wednesday............
     
  3. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Admiral Premium Member

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    Not in Australia it isn't.
     
  4. Admiral James Kirk

    Admiral James Kirk Writer Admiral

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    To be fair I think TDKs pace could have been improved by deleting that long sequence in China. It was a great sequence and stunningly shot but it brought the story to a dead stop.
     
  5. Agent Richard07

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    The novelization, written by our very own Greg Cox comes out on July 24th.
     
  6. Admiral James Kirk

    Admiral James Kirk Writer Admiral

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    Should be terrific. Greg is a fantastic writer.
     
  7. Trekker4747

    Trekker4747 Boldly going... Premium Member

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    Damn, Australia and their always causing Temporal Paradoxes. They'll ruin us some day with that shit!
     
  8. Greg Cox

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    Thanks, Agent and Admiral! I can't believe the book is finally coming out!
     
  9. davejames

    davejames Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I assume you had access to the full script? From the sound of it, Nolan didn't even tell the actors about parts of the ending until right before shooting.
     
  10. Admiral James Kirk

    Admiral James Kirk Writer Admiral

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    I've always wondered, does writing the novelization ruin the experience of seeing the movie?
     
  11. scnj

    scnj Captain Captain

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    Is Cillian Murphy confirmed to be in this? I was under the impression he wasn't.
     
  12. Greg Cox

    Greg Cox Admiral Premium Member

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    To be honest, it usually takes me a couple of viewings before I can appreciate the movie as a moviegoer. The first time through, I'm too busy comparing the movie to what I wrote and spotting all the tiny little discrepancies that nobody but me will ever notice!

    That being said, I'm looking forward to seeing the movie at last!
     
  13. ElimParra

    ElimParra Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    And that movies start here on a Thursday.

    Anyways just back from it a few hours ago. Epic. There are some nice twists. Gonna see it again sometime this weekend.
     
  14. StarMan

    StarMan Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Just got back too. What a ride!
     
  15. chrisspringob

    chrisspringob Commodore Commodore

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    Yes, he's in it. Though in a very small role. But at least he gets some lines. Didn't he appear without speaking in TDK? I don't remember exactly. It's been a while.


    Anyway, I just got back from the movie. Thought it was great. I anticipate a lot of political commentary on this movie, because of the echoes of Occupy Wall Street.
     
  16. DWF

    DWF Admiral Admiral

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    No, he had a few lines in The Dark Knight.
     
  17. scnj

    scnj Captain Captain

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    Who voted terrible, and why? Is it just trolling?
     
  18. indianatrekker26

    indianatrekker26 Captain Captain

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    for those of you who want to be spoiled on the plot, Wikipedia now has the full plot writeup about it. I spoiled myself, but movie sounds really good.
     
  19. chrisspringob

    chrisspringob Commodore Commodore

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    After watching the movie, I was browsing Wikipedia, and noticed that there also spoilers listed on at least one of the individual actor's Wikipedia pages. So anyone not wanting to be spoiled (though why are you reading this thread now if you don't want to be spoiled?) should avoid the actors' Wikipedia pages.
     
  20. sojourner

    sojourner Admiral Admiral

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    Just got back from it. No spoilers here, but I will say that a character ended up right where I thought he would. Great movie.