Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Christoipher Nolan (story & screenplay), Jonathan Nolan (screenplay), David S. Goyer (story), Bob Kane (Batman characters)
Cast: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Marion Cottilard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Morgan Freeman, Matthew Modine, Liam Neeson
Eight years have passed since the death of Harvey Dent and a new era of peace has descended upon Gotham City, until the terrorist leader Bane sets his sights on Gotham forcing Bruce Wayne to don the cape and cowl once more to save the city that has branded him an outlaw.
Hit the break for a special review of The Dark Knight Rises!
Paolo and Ryley review The Dark Knight Rises [ download ]
Intro/Outro: “Risen From Darkness” composed by Hans Zimmer for The Dark Knight Rises: Original Movie Picture Soundtrack.
- (1:06) Initial thoughts.
- (3:46) Who stood out among the star-studded cast?
- (13:00) The Nolan Brothers’ job as writers.
- (16:39) Is Dark Knight Rises the best film in the trilogy?
- (21:41) Comparing Dark Knight Rises to Avengers and Amazing Spider-Man.
- (26:40) What is the film’s Oscar chances?
- (31:32) It wasn’t perfect.
- (35:28) Hearts go out to the victims of the Aurora shootings.
- (37:28) GO Ratings
Paolo: I was completely blown away. One of the most satisfying conclusions for a series.
Ryley: This is my favorite film of the year. It’s my favorite film for a long time.
GO Rating: 4.5/5