Link Roundup: The Dark Knight Rises

I love that these guys articulate so well the vaguely uncomfortable feeling I had throughout the entire movie. I mentioned in one of my "rhetorical questions" (but didn't explore) the fact that TDKR moved into the real world more than previous installments had. That made the suspension of disbelief, which is standard for a typical… Continue reading Link Roundup: The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rustles My Jimmies

I'm sure I'll be in the minority on this based on a preliminary review of "OMG BATMAN!!!" Facebook statuses, but in a word: disappointing. ***SPOILERS FOLLOW!*** In a few more words: devoid of logic, plodding, pretentious. The Dark Knight took itself seriously, and it worked; but Heath Ledger's Joker wasn't a cartoon character, he was… Continue reading The Dark Knight Rustles My Jimmies