christopher nolan

Joel Schumacher killed Batman, at least in the movies, and at least for the better part of a decade. In 2003 the Caped Crusader was still in limbo six years after the theatrical debacle known as Batman and Robin. (One word: Bat-nipples.) Enter Christopher Nolan.

Batman Begins would hit theaters two years later followed up by the critically acclaimed The Dark Knight in 2008 featuring the Oscar-winning performance of Heath Ledger as the Joker. Four years later Nolan releases the third, and final, movie of his Bat-trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, which brings the story of Nolan’s version of Batman full circle.

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Yup, you read that right: It’s an hour and 15 minutes of nothing but The Dark Knight Rises discussion with your hosts Aaron & Alan, along with our pals Trevon McGee and Ian McFarland. Worry not, folks! It’s a wholly spoiler free discussion of Christopher Nolan’s last chapter in his Batman trilogy and as you might expect: There’s a whole mess of differing opinions, crude remarks at each others’ expense, and of course the lesson of love.

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The Dark Knight rapping aside, I’m sure alphamonkey and our pal Trey will get a kick out of this video from The Key of Awesome as they spotlight some of the more confusing aspects of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight.

The Key of Awesome!: Batman Parody: The Dark Knight is Confused. Key of Awesome #8.

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Oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god. Oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god. Oh my god oh my god. Oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god. Oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god. Oh my god, Christopher Nolan’s latest, Inception, is a preposterously successful film that does about a million different things totally right. And it may well come to be known as the film that established Nolan as a truly remarkable filmmaker.
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