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    I never had much problem with Bale's voice in Batman tbh :dontknow:
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    Just got done watching Batman Begins. Good film, but IMO The Dark Knight is so much better. Which one do you guys prefer?
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    (Original post by SweatyGoldfish)
    Just got done watching Batman Begins. Good film, but IMO The Dark Knight is so much better. Which one do you guys prefer?
    Dark Knight obviously, but Batman Begins is pretty amazing as well
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
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    £4.95 for a student! Can't get anything for less than around £7 down my way. :mad:
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
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    How is this so cheap? :zomg:
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    In Aberdeen, it's £3.50.
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    (Original post by SweatyGoldfish)
    Just got done watching Batman Begins. Good film, but IMO The Dark Knight is so much better. Which one do you guys prefer?
    I watched them both back-to-back a couple of days, regard them as highly as each other. Love the 'birth of Batman' style of Batman Begins but The Joker is such a better villain than Ra's al Ghul.
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    I've always preferred Batman Begins tbh, I just loved how gritty and 'real' Gotham was made. As origin stories go, it's fantastic. The fear sequence is phenomenal.
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    Goes without saying, but watch the spoilers in here guys!! Ahhh. So jelly of all you guys off to see it today. I'm off tomorrow night.

    Me and my brother have been doing the Batman voice for a couple of days..

    WHERE'S RACHELLLLLL?!?!
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    BBC News is reporting "many casualties" (the Sydney Morning Herald is reporting 10 fatalities) at a mass shooting at a midnight screening of TDKR in Colorado

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18921492
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    (Original post by pinkpenguin)
    Goes without saying, but watch the spoilers in here guys!! Ahhh. So jelly of all you guys off to see it today. I'm off tomorrow night.

    Me and my brother have been doing the Batman voice for a couple of days..

    WHERE'S RACHELLLLLL?!?!
    or when the Joker goes WHERE IS HARVEY DENT? :cool:

    :p:

    So excited! Sorting out the cab journey for getting back home though since the trains would be closed at 4 in the morning :p:
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    Working my way through the Top 250 list out of boredom. Why are most of them so gloomy? I think it's the work of True Art is Angsty trope.
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    (Original post by Pi!)
    Working my way through the Top 250 list out of boredom. Why are most of them so gloomy? I think it's the work of True Art is Angsty trope.
    As Turkish director, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, says, "The only worthwhile subject for a film is melancholy".
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    The Dark Knight Rises is certainly not perfect and I don't think it's quite on the same level as the second film (maybe that is because feels like a very different film) but it's still a fantastic film! :yep:

    A few of the problems I had with audio: I really thought the soundtrack dominated this film too much - the point where it drowned out dialogue, and Bane was perfectly audible in some scenes whilst being completely incomprehensible in other scenes.

    As for specific scenes:

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    The film did a pretty effective job of showing an aged hero and the physical vulnerability of Bruce. The pit, 'deshi basara' music and the repeated attempts to climb it with training intervals in between was brilliant. There were slightly too many flashbacks but I think they paid off really well. I really did think the kid was Bane though I could see the Talia twist coming a mile away. I was not pleased with Bane's 'demise' however, it was too quick for a villain who had so much presence in the film.

    I loved the cafe scene with Alfred, actually most scenes with Alfred, I think most of the emotional parts of the film really came through that character.

    Not sure what I think of the Robin twist though. The character was very much set up to be a Robin/Batman with his background, understanding of Bruce/Batman, dislike of guns after shooting those two men and then the resignation from the force. It may have been better if he had just taken up the mantle of Batman - since the theme always seems to be that anybody really can be behind the mask.
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    Oh and somewhat surprisingly, Man of Steel looks good. It's certainly far removed from that trademark Zack Snyder high stylised filmmaking and it actually looks closer to the way Batman Begins approached Batman. I'm not sure if that's an entirely good thing since Superman is not meant to be a dark, brooding and gritty character but I guess we'll see how it pans out.
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    question: Did 'Taken' deserve a sequel??
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    Someone give me something good to watch.



    Crime or dark comedy would be rad.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    The Dark Knight Rises is certainly not perfect and I don't think it's quite on the same level as the second film (maybe that is because feels like a very different film) but it's still a fantastic film! :yep:

    A few of the problems I had with audio: I really thought the soundtrack dominated this film too much - the point where it drowned out dialogue, and Bane was perfectly audible in some scenes whilst being completely incomprehensible in other scenes.

    As for specific scenes:

    Spoiler:
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    The film did a pretty effective job of showing an aged hero and the physical vulnerability of Bruce. The pit, 'deshi basara' music and the repeated attempts to climb it with training intervals in between was brilliant. There were slightly too many flashbacks but I think they paid off really well. I really did think the kid was Bane though I could see the Talia twist coming a mile away. I was not pleased with Bane's 'demise' however, it was too quick for a villain who had so much presence in the film.

    I loved the cafe scene with Alfred, actually most scenes with Alfred, I think most of the emotional parts of the film really came through that character.

    Not sure what I think of the Robin twist though. The character was very much set up to be a Robin/Batman with his background, understanding of Bruce/Batman, dislike of guns after shooting those two men and then the resignation from the force. It may have been better if he had just taken up the mantle of Batman - since the theme always seems to be that anybody really can be behind the mask.

    Personally, I think that Heath Ledger was the main reason that the second film was incredible. It's too bad that this is the last instalment of the franchise.
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    (Original post by CurtisDean)
    Personally, I think that Heath Ledger was the main reason that the second film was incredible. It's too bad that this is the last instalment of the franchise.
    Yeah, I'd agree with that and, as good as Bane is, that lack of such a chilling villain presence comes across in this film. I think it's fitting given how the film comes full circle. Nolan always said he wanted this to be a story with a definite beginning, middle and end, like the original Star Wars trilogy and it's achieved that.

    I'll keep an open mind though when Warner Bros reboots the franchise but I'm doubtful they will reach the levels that Nolan's interpretation has.
 
 
 
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