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Batman: The Dark Knight Rises (With UltraViolet) (2 Discs) (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway & Christian Bale

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 12 years & over

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  AMAZING FILM!

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This is the best one out of the three, edge of the seat action right from the start, elements of comedy and romance in there and also a fantastic story too the film straight up ***** that is all.

  A Perfect Ending to a great trilogy

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This was a tremendous film from start to finish, i just loved seeing Christopher Nolan finishing the trilogy in strong fashion. I do agree with most people saying this doesn't exceed The Dark Knight but my point of view it is an equal film and i disagree with everyone saying it was a disappointment just because Heath Ledger wasn't in it and made The Dark Knight the film that it was. I don't mean to be rude i was upset at the news of his death, but let's face it, he's dead so there's no way the Joker was going to appear in The Dark Knight Rises because Chris said he wouldn't use the character out of respect of Heath. so all these people who are damning the film because "Bane ain't as good as Joker" can just go away and leave people who treat each film individually alone. But before i finish i will say i loved Batman Begins and adored The Dark Knight, even though i agree that Two-Face should have been left for this one, but don't judge this one against The Dark Knight because there's only 3 ways that can go, 1. you are disappointed 2. you agree with me and think it's a equal film or 3. it exceeds The Dark Knight which i came close to till a certain plot twist at the end which i won't reveal here. and i think Tom Hardy did for Bane what Heath did for Joker and created a definitive version of him. so if you enjoyed the first two watch this one without any hesitation because it needs to be remember for all the right reasons and not because of what came before but for how it ends a fantastic trilogy. and it's the first comic book trilogy to really finish on a high note, and just so you know i enjoyed Spider-Man 3 but when compared to the first two it let me down (ha look at me i compared which was a mistake i probably would have enjoyed it more if i didn't) which is why i am telling you don't compare, just Enjoy!!!

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  BRILLIANT END TO THE TRILOGY

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Do not want to spoil the movie...just want to say that it is the best one of the three in my opinion and that this trilogy is perfect..well done to the directory and all the crew involved include obviously the actors..simply amazing trilogy

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  Great way to bow out

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Every fan of Christopher Nolan's trilogy will appreciate this film as it is a great conclusion to his version of Batman. The acting is good from the all star cast (look out for Tom Conti!) especially Christian Bale who delivers his best and final peformance as Batman and Joseph Gordon Levitt was also a stand out. The action scenes are very well done and the music also adds a nice flavour to the film. It is right up there with its two predecessors in my opinion.

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  BATS ALL FOLKS!

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In retrospect if it wasn't for the horrible Batman and Robin Warner Bros would not had re-booted the franchise and gave us one of the best Trilogies of all time. Luckily for everyone, there are no comparisons between The Dark Knight Rises and Batman and Robin. But although TDKR is gruff, gritty it may also leave you with an unexpected lump to your throat as it's fully loaded with emotional engagement, a genuine sense of jeopardy, deepening the drama.The Dark Knight is no ordinary comic book adoption, it always offered a very real world and real characters not matter how evil or insane. It also breaks from the Nolan norm in getting to grips with key, charismatic characters who aren't all blokes. But before I let the cat out the bag, I need to make something clear, this is a Batman movie that's all about Batman. Where the previous chapter shone the spotlight to Heath Ledger's awesome take as Joker,as Bruce faces his toughest mission yet, retirement. This is the most adrift we've seen the character on screen. Weighing a return to action against taking a new path, Bruce and Alfred debate Batman's future in tense, tender exchanges. In these scenes I was hooked as you do feel the love between the two characters and the fighting hasn't even started. After a skyjack opening Nolan goes small for a while, then movie's massive. This final chapter is the most ambitious scheme yet, bunging faith, idealism, social revolution and a combustible crisis that could put all the peril in all the Die Hard's combined to shame. As the scale and stakes balloon, Nolan maintains control, the storytelling is sharper than The Dark Knight. This time it's painfully personal. Don't think that the film has become all self important, rest assured, there's a ridiculous amount of cool stuff here and a heightened realism that lets us buy the idea of a city enslaved by a half naked muscle man in a mask. Particularly when he's played by Tom Hardy, whose Bane is a nasty mix of brawn, brains and as far removed from the version in the dreadful 1997 train wreck. A lot of bad press was made by Bane's mumbles under the mask, but after the first few minutes I had no problem understanding him as it's his body language that does all the talking and it's full of menace. Then there's Anne Hathaway's cat burglar Selina Kyle (never referred to as Catwoman), this time not a tragic misfit as with Michelle Pfeiffer, but a smart con-artist and in Hathaway's hands she not there just to be eye candy (Although she is that also) with such a strong cast no ones forgettable. While Bruce's father figures Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman and the brilliant Michael Caine are at their warmest. As for Batman? He's never more vulnerable, likeable or willing to get his gloves dirty, pushing to new emotional depths for his final Gotham show down. Unfortunately it is The End, a resounding resolution for what Batman Begins begun. Threads from that film are picked up, lengthened and strengthened, bringing a staunch integrity in every sense to the overall arc. It's not perfect due to a few clunky catch up exposition near the start, a cringey, log fire love scene and moments where Hans Zimmer's score nearly foghorns the actors off the screen. Is it up there with The Dark Knight? Not quite. The Joker in the pack still gives part two the edge. But there's no shame in coming second to Nolan's a masterpiece trilogy. This film succeeds where so many third chapters have failed and slyly slips in possibly controversial elements from the Bat mythos without risking outrage or enraging the censor and pushes the 12 cert as far as possible.
It's brilliant!

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  BATS ALL FOLKS!

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In retrospect if it wasn't for the horrible Batman and Robin Warner Bros would not had re-booted the franchise and gave us one of the best Trilogies of all time. Luckily for everyone, there are no comparisons between The Dark Knight Rises and Batman and Robin. But although TDKR is gruff, gritty it may also leave you with an unexpected lump to your throat as it's fully loaded with emotional engagement, a genuine sense of jeopardy, deepening the drama.The Dark Knight is no ordinary comic book adoption, it always offered a very real world and real characters not matter how evil or insane. It also breaks from the Nolan norm in getting to grips with key, charismatic characters who aren't all blokes. But before I let the cat out the bag, I need to make something clear, this is a Batman movie that's all about Batman. Where the previous chapter shone the spotlight to Heath Ledger's awesome take as Joker,as Bruce faces his toughest mission yet, retirement. This is the most adrift we've seen the character on screen. Weighing a return to action against taking a new path, Bruce and Alfred debate Batman's future in tense, tender exchanges. In these scenes I was hooked as you do feel the love between the two characters and the fighting hasn't even started. After a skyjack opening Nolan goes small for a while, then movie's massive. This final chapter is the most ambitious scheme yet, bunging faith, idealism, social revolution and a combustible crisis that could put all the peril in all the Die Hard's combined to shame. As the scale and stakes balloon, Nolan maintains control, the storytelling is sharper than The Dark Knight. This time it's painfully personal. Don't think that the film has become all self important, rest assured, there's a ridiculous amount of cool stuff here and a heightened realism that lets us buy the idea of a city enslaved by a half naked muscle man in a mask. Particularly when he's played by Tom Hardy, whose Bane is a nasty mix of brawn, brains and as far removed from the version in the dreadful 1997 train wreck. A lot of bad press was made by Bane's mumbles under the mask, but after the first few minutes I had no problem understanding him as it's his body language that does all the talking and it's full of menace. Then there's Anne Hathaway's cat burglar Selina Kyle (never referred to as Catwoman), this time not a tragic misfit as with Michelle Pfeiffer, but a smart con-artist and in Hathaway's hands she not there just to be eye candy (Although she is that also) with such a strong cast no ones forgettable. While Bruce's father figures Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman and the brilliant Michael Caine are at their warmest. As for Batman? He's never more vulnerable, likeable or willing to get his gloves dirty, pushing to new emotional depths for his final Gotham show down. Unfortunately it is The End, a resounding resolution for what Batman Begins begun. Threads from that film are picked up, lengthened and strengthened, bringing a staunch integrity in every sense to the overall arc. It's not perfect due to a few clunky catch up exposition near the start, a cringey, log fire love scene and moments where Hans Zimmer's score nearly foghorns the actors off the screen. Is it up there with The Dark Knight? Not quite. The Joker in the pack still gives part two the edge. But there's no shame in coming second to Nolan's a masterpiece trilogy. This film succeeds where so many third chapters have failed and slyly slips in possibly controversial elements from the Bat mythos without risking outrage or enraging the censor and pushes the 12 cert as far as possible.
It's brilliant!

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  "..ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES EVER!!! EPIC.."

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This truly is an epic masterpiece and Christopher Nolan has completed what is the perfect batman trilogy! Rises has an amazing story that is set 8 years after the last events, everything is on a bigger and bolder scale now, the action is amazing, the character development is fantastic and there are lots of new additions to the trilogy all having major parts to play in the story, Tom Hardy is an amazing villain with Bane being an epic screen presence with his size and strength, Anne Hathaway was amazing as cat woman (although not referred to as) very slick and sexy in her role, plus great roles from Joseph Gorden-Levitt and the usual faces Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Gary Oldman. This is a very dark and very serious movie with allot of emotion and depth and must not be missed!! The ending as shocking in some ways but still great and leaves the story open for many possibilities, the movie score by Hans Zimmer is also an amazing addition to the movie making every scene even more epic!!

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  Boy Does He Rise

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Believe all the hype.This is a great ending to the trilogy.If you prefered Batman Begins to The Dark Knight you will enjoy this even more.Its tough to write a review without spoiling the film for those who havent seen it.I hope when it comes to Blu Ray it will have loads of extras but it wont matter.It will be one for the collection.

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  Great Finale....Should have been 5 Stars..........But....

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Went to see this in the Cinema upon release. Expecting great things!
Firstly the Sound was not brilliant, especially from the front, ie the dialogue was not always comprehensible. I just put it down to the Cinema, but since then I have seen this mentioned in other Theater Reviews as well! I hope they get it right for the BluRay!!
Also the story line was a little hard to follow sometimes, which made me wish I had my remote with me, just to reverse a little to get all the meaning!
Action was superb, and still can't wait for the BluRay, to watch it on Home Theatre, with proper Sound. ( this will also allow me to get the full story from the Dialogue)

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