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Christopher Nolan

Movie Review — The Dark Knight Rises

July 20, 2012

The most anticipated movie of the summer, The Dark Knight Rises, officially came out today and I had to see it.  This movie already had some political, as well as online, controversy surrounding it.  That was, of course, even before last night’s shooting. Here’s the trailer: Four summers ago, after viewing The Dark Knight, I [...]

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Midnight Movie Massacre in Colorado

July 20, 2012

While the details are still being revealed as I write, what we do know is that a 24-year old gunman named James Holmes went into a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado.  Using noxious gas canisters and 2-3 guns, Holmes killed at least 12 people, wounding 58.  Those numbers are likely [...]

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Is Bush Batman?

July 28, 2008

Apparently, a number of op-ed articles have hit the Internet regarding Christopher Nolan’s new film, the box-office shattering The Dark Knight, and how Batman allegorically plays the role of George W. Bush (some say Batman is Dick Cheney or a generic conservative hero)!  A friend tipped me off to this concept last night and I [...]

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Movie Review: The Dark Knight

July 20, 2008

WARNING: No true spoilers, just a lot of “insider baseball” in regards to the fantasy genre.  Thus far, Christopher Nolan’s take on Frank Miller’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and Batman: Year One series is leaps and bounds better than any of those goofy Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney movies, which all seemed too comic-like to [...]

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