The Dark Knight Rises is flawed, but can hardly be faulted for not giving its all. If anything, it feels like too much movie squeezed into too little time, so that nearly every scene in this long but fast-moving film feels abbreviated. It probably would have needed to be at least twice its length to develop all of its ideas and tangents satisfactorily, and I wouldn’t have minded at all if that had been the case. A gloomy, brooding opus with adult themes, this is by no means a superhero film for the kiddies, and it may not leave you with a smile on your face; it will, however, give you a lot to consider. I give it 4.5 of 5 stars for its ambition, atmosphere, and awesomeness of vision. So much power has never before been generated by the...
Full review >>
Aug 3rd 2012