The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises

It started with the earliest screenings to specialist bloggers and has continued through to the mainstream press viewings: Dark Knight Rises is getting amazing reviews. Sharp, emotional, exciting – it looks to be an astonishing end to Christopher Nolan’s reverent, faithful and stylish movie trilogy. And this is just the latest in a series of comic book translations that have shown how Hollywood now understands the medium and its audience. Ten years ago, superhero films were mostly pretty awful – the risible Daredevil, the dull Fantastic Four, the shoddy Catwoman; all of them cynical exercises in cross-platform marketing with little understanding of the source material. Read the full story at The Guardian.

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