December 10, 2013
ARH 2740 Cinema Appreciation
Tuesday 5:40 – 8:50 PM
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises is a “Neo Noir” film. This movie contains crime drama, mystery, and has an ambiguous, corrupt, dangerous woman “femme fatale” cat woman, flash backs, murder, detective, low key lights, shadows and rain. The Dark Knight is a 2012 British American superhero film director by Christopher Nolan, who co wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan and the story with David S. Goyer. Featuring the DC comics character Batman, the film is the final installment in Nolan's Batman film trilogy, and the sequel of Batman Begins (2005) and the Dark Knight (2008). Christian Bale reprises the lead role of Bruce Wayne (Batman), with a returned cast of his allies: Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Gary Olman as James Gordon, and Morgan Freeman as Lucious Fox. The film introduces Selina Kyle (Anne Kathaway), a sly morally ambiguous cat burglar and Bane (Tom Hardy), a mercenary bent on destroying Gotham City. Drawn back into action by new threats facing the city, and older Bruce Wayne is force to come out retirement and become Batman once again. With returned cast. The debut is the third biggest on record, and the top take for a film shown strictly in 2-D and 2-D IMAX. The film features a prevalent Moroccan chant of the phrase deshi basara, which translates to “rise up” (literally :( “Come quickly”). In November 2011, Zimmer Crowd sourced online audio recordings of the chant to be used in the film's score. The Dark Knight Rises premiered in New York City on July 16, 2012, Warner Bros. The film premiere was at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater in New York City, New York. The film was release in Australia and New Z eland on July 19, 2012, and in North America and the United Kingdom on July 20, 2012. Upon released it received a positive critical response and grossed over $ 1.81 billion worldwide. It...
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