The Dark Knight Rises will hit theaters July 20th and a special screening was held a few days ago where 40 to 50 ‘critics’ and ‘fans’ as they are being billed got to see The Dark Knight Rises early. From that early Dark Knight screening two words seem to come up most, Oscar worthy and standing ovation. The Dark Knight Rises is an epic film a powerfull experience and easily the best film in the film franchise according to tweets, reviews and facebook comments that are exploding across the internet.
As I am writing this I am actually listening to Hans Zimmer’s A Storm is Coming from the soundtrack of The Dark Knight Rises and needless to say it has me wired to see the movie myself when it is released
It was no easy feat to go and track down all the early reviews for The Dark Knight Rises and also avoid spoilers. The last thing that you or I want to have happen is to have the film spoiled but I can assure you that it took a lot of work but I managed to collect quite a few reactions and not have the film spoiled at all. This means that you can rest assured I won’t spoil it for you.
Fans who saw the film in the early Dark Knight Rises Screening are tweeting reviews, posting comments on facebook and submitting anonymous feedback to blogs around the globe. In doing so they are being very candid in their passion for the Dark Knight Rises and here are a few quick bullet points on the reactions I have read so far this morning;
- If you think you know where the Dark Knight Rises is going you will be shocked.
- The Dark Knight Rises is a very emotional experience for fans and could actually bring you to tears as it did for some at the screening.
- If you thought that the Joker brought down destruction on Gotham City wait till you see what BANE brings to the streets of Gotham. He literally tears the city to pieces. Where the Joker did things without reason and with no real purpose other than chaos Bane’s passion for destruction brings a freight train of pain
- The Dark Knight Rises focuses heavily on the fact that not only is Gotham city rotting from the inside out but so is Batman. Batman must RISE but so must Gotham in this the last installment of The Dark Knight Rises
- Christian Bale’s voice as Batman which annoyed some fan boys has improved.
- Anne Hathaway as Cat Woman is much closer to the comics then any past takes on the character.
The executive VP of Warner Brothers Jeff Goldstein also weighed in telling The Wrap;
“This is what a summer popcorn movie is all about. I don’t want to oversell it, but this has elements that are ground-breaking and are really a thrill ride.”
Frankly do you expect one of the honchos at Warner Brothers to say the film is crap? Of course not but it is a safe bet that Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises is going to be a smash hit with the fans and a complete monster at the Box Office.
If I were Spiderman I would be prepared to get smashed by the bat and the fan poster below pretty much says it all. IF you have seen The Dark Knight Rises already leave us a comment and tell us what you thought but please be considerate and DO NOT post Dark Knight Rises Spoilers!
As far as reviews go probably the best one to read online is the one posted at MonarchyMag here
Sources: @Tommcauliffe, @nickcarterroxs, Facebook Commentor Vince Peluso, CosmicBookNews, MonarchyMag