4.5

The Dark Knight Rises

Comic Action Crime Thriller


 

Eight years on, the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

"The Dark Knight Rises" is testament to the fact that an epic blockbuster is capable of creating an action-packed, intelligent and rousing spectacle without the use of 3D or excessive CGI effects. Terrific performances from a superb cast are shadowed only by a booming, brooding score that serves as the film's spine, imposing the tension and gravity of every magnificent scene. This is a thrilling conclusion that soars rather than rises to the occasion, delivering a dramatically and emotionally satisfying finale to what is an unquestionably brilliant trilogy.

Andrew O'Dea

Wide Release 19th July 2012
164 mins