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Old 05-10-2012, 02:45 AM   #46
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You saw the TDK 5 times in theaters? I watched it one time on blu ray and that was enough for me

No I mean once in theaters. 4 times since.
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Old 05-10-2012, 03:02 AM   #47
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I'm not denying that Bane is formidable.

I'm saying he isn't as good a character as the Joker. And I doubt anyone surpasses Ledger's performance in this film. Those two things made TDK.

Well all of that and the Harvey Dent saga but that got kinda lame at the end too.

We haven't seen the movie or had any reviews out yet, a bit premature to say that. Everyone who was involved in the project who has spoken out about it is raving about the film, especially Gary Oldman:

"We're going out with a bang"

"Epic story... it has to be to top TDK"

I've had my theory for how it ends for a while and if I'm right, a lot of minds will be blown. But I have patience, I'm sure Nolan and co. won't let us down
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Old 05-10-2012, 05:42 AM   #48
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No, it won't. It probably won't even out do TDK at the box office.

But Dark Knight Rises will be better than both. Watch.
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Old 05-10-2012, 06:04 AM   #49
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best thing it has going for it is that it's a summer movie and tons of families will be off work/school.

DKR doesn't have the various cast that all types of people can latch onto one way or another. when it comes to the more hardcore comic books types, DKR is catered much more to that group with subject matter. so it will alienate some with the fact it is not as 'mainstream'.

it won't have the same heath ledger buzz behind it but i think after such strong movies to start the series, many will be just as excited. tough to call...i say it's at least close, but probably not
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:15 AM   #50
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We haven't seen the movie or had any reviews out yet, a bit premature to say that. Everyone who was involved in the project who has spoken out about it is raving about the film, especially Gary Oldman:

"We're going out with a bang"

"Epic story... it has to be to top TDK"

I've had my theory for how it ends for a while and if I'm right, a lot of minds will be blown. But I have patience, I'm sure Nolan and co. won't let us down

how do you think this ends?
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:46 AM   #51
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We haven't seen the movie or had any reviews out yet, a bit premature to say that. Everyone who was involved in the project who has spoken out about it is raving about the film, especially Gary Oldman:

"We're going out with a bang"

"Epic story... it has to be to top TDK"

I've had my theory for how it ends for a while and if I'm right, a lot of minds will be blown. But I have patience, I'm sure Nolan and co. won't let us down

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Old 05-10-2012, 11:22 AM   #52
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I think Batman and The Dark Knight have much greater name recognition with the general public, due to decades of Batman Movies and the success of The Dark Knight on video.

I worked in a comic book store in college and I had trouble remembering who was in The Avengers, the first time I heard about the movie.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:37 AM   #53
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Prometheus will be better then both
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Old 05-10-2012, 04:27 PM   #54
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Bump.

I'd like to hear DonDadda's theory for TDKR's conclusion.
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Old 05-10-2012, 04:47 PM   #55
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Prometheus will be better then both

Yep, but not in the box office.

Avengers brings in Hulk fans, Iron Man fans, Thor fans, and Captain America fans. If you are a fan of any one of those, you will go see Avengers. Dark Knight Rises pretty much only brings in Batman fans (and Nolan fans). Batman probably has more fans than any one of those other superheroes, but not collectively, and that is the main reason why it won't bring in as much money (lack of 3D also hurts box office wise)
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Old 05-10-2012, 04:52 PM   #56
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Avengers was no where near as good as the DK, who cares about box office? Avengers I believe is for more age groups so therefore naturally more people can see it.

It was a slightly better version then the transformers, not as polished as the DK was. I am hyped as shot for the "return".
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:04 PM   #57
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Doubt it and I'm a huge Batman fan. Agree that Bane as a villain won't have the same appeal, unless it's the Bane from the Knightfall saga.

Marvel's been a lot better at marketing their stuff than DC has, too.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:20 PM   #58
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Bump.

I'd like to hear DonDadda's theory for TDKR's conclusion.
You really want spoilers?

From going through a lot of Nolan/Batman sites and from all the facts and inside info gathered this is likely the ending (again it's speculation but it's as close as how it may really end based on all the facts they gathered).

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Batman supposedly perishes during his fight (Bane is either arrested or likely gets killed accidentally or by his own stupidness - how Batman's villains normally kick the bucket). But of course the truth is, Batman never really dies, instead he will make it look like he did (the same way "Bourne Ultimatum" ends with people believing Jason Bourne is dead, but isn't).

From there, John Blake takes up Batman's place as Gotham's new white knight - something Batman wanted from TDK with Harvey Dent. Film ends with Bruce Wayne basically retiring, and Gotham having a new protector no longer needing Batman.

Oh yeah Bane breaks Batman's leg, not his back.

Again, that's all their speculation based on what they've gathered.

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Old 05-10-2012, 08:27 PM   #59
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Doubt it and I'm a huge Batman fan. Agree that Bane as a villain won't have the same appeal, unless it's the Bane from the Knightfall saga.


Even Bane from Knightfall isn't enough. Hardcore Batman fans are going whether it is Joker, Bane, or Ventriloquist. The issue is that casual fans know who Joker is but have no idea who Bane is.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:31 PM   #60
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Bump.

I'd like to hear DonDadda's theory for TDKR's conclusion.

POSSIBLE SPOILERS (Just my personal theory, no insider info whatsoever...)

(More possible spoiler) *Also add the part of the latest trailer where Catwoman says something along the lines of 'You don't owe these people, you've given them everything', Batman responds 'not everything... not yet'
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