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The Dark Knight Reviews

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Christopher Nolan's latest exploration of the Batman mythology steeps its muddled plot in so much murk that the Joker's maniacal nihilism comes to seem like a recurrent grace note.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

July 18, 2008
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Middling as a summer blockbuster, zero as art, and more than a bit alarming as a phenomenon

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 25, 2009
Brie Beazley
Reel.com

The movie is two-and-a-half hours of almost non-stop action, which while often enthralling, eventually gets tiring. It's just go-go-go.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

October 18, 2008
Keith Uhlich
House Next Door

Now you see it, now you don't.

Full Review Source: House Next Door

July 18, 2008
Jurgen Fauth
About.com

Plodding, puffed-up kitsch mistaking itself for profound psycho noir that the source material won't support.

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 1/5

July 16, 2008
Adam Nayman
Reverse Shot

Flawed and overrated.

Full Review Source: Reverse Shot

July 6, 2010
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

Lacks is a sense of humor and a notion about the essential silliness of this premise.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

October 18, 2008
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Mixed with the flashes of absolute brilliance are long dead sections. The film left me more often bored than entertained. It's a certain candidate for my list of this year's most overrated movies.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 17, 2008
David Denby
New Yorker
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This movie is grim and jammed together. The narrative isn't shaped coherently to bring out contrasts and build toward a satisfying climax. The Dark Knight is constant climax; it's always in a frenzy, and it goes on forever.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

July 14, 2008
David Edelstein
New York Magazine
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The Dark Knight is noisy, jumbled, and sadistic.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine

July 14, 2008
Marshall Fine
Star Magazine

This movie is too in love with itself to make you love it.

Full Review Source: Star Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 14, 2008
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Visually impressive, but any hack can do a halfway decent job with trailer-ready tangents. Not everyone can push the genre forward, and the fact that Nolan's padded popcorn flick isn't the streamlined masterpiece it could have been is a real buzzkill.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

July 15, 2008
Armond White
New York Press

The generation of consumers who swallow this pessimistic sentiment can't see past the product to its debased morality. Instead, their excitement about The Dark Knight's dread (that teenage thrall with subversion) inspires their fealty to product.

Full Review Source: New York Press

July 16, 2008
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

It's jam-packed with flawlessly designed set-pieces and skullduggery, sure, but it's also shrouded in grim portent, overlaid with a filigree of despair, and, for good measure, covered in a patina of dire consequence.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 16, 2008
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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[Ledger gives] a fine performance regardless, and I wish the movie around it were more deserving.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

July 16, 2008
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun

It's the standard-bearer for the school of comic-book movies that confuses pompousness with seriousness and popular mechanics for drama.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: C

July 17, 2008
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

The plot is often impossible to follow. And the film, though dark, isn't as deep as some have claimed.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

July 25, 2008
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Powerful acting, powerful action, huge IMAX sequences give this Batman a great big commanding feel. However, story is held hostage to action, especially in the second half.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Report Card | Original Score: 2/4

July 28, 2008
Chris Sawin
Examiner.com

It is ridiculous how much praise "The Dark Knight" truly deserves. Heath Ledger is this film's crowning jewel. By the time you get to the end credits, you'll immediately want to see it again.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 10/10

July 22, 2012
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

The glimpse into the Joker's darkness during his documented torture scene is a credit to the devastatingly lost potential of Heath Ledger.

Full Review Source: 2UE That Movie Show | Original Score: 5/5

January 2, 2013
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