The Dark Knight Rises Reviews

September 7, 2019
So rousingly, so emotionally, and so incalculably gratifying.
June 8, 2019
A sprawling, messy, thrillingly imperfect film that delivers on its promise to shock and awe the audience.
April 15, 2019
There's hope for Gotham and that makes me happy!
April 11, 2019
Isn't quite the game changer of the previous film. But it is still a dark and exhilarating epic, grounded in reality with a precise vision and craftsmanship that make it more than just another comic book movie.
February 25, 2019
The Dark Knight Rises not only celebrates a caped Übermensch but is itself, as a commercial enterprise, something beyond good and evil.
February 1, 2019
The ending is likely to have people talking, but there's no question that it's been set up properly.
January 30, 2019
The Dark Knight Rises is the pinnacle of epic movie-making and its scale and grandeur are unprecedented in cinema history. Nolan's biggest achievement -- and the real star of his third Batman film -- is Gotham city itself.
January 19, 2019
Director Christopher Nolan has created a perfect trilogy.
December 28, 2018
Hardy, in a miraculous performance, manages to communicate the intelligence behind the muscle using just his voice.
November 4, 2018
Nolan brings the Dark Knight trilogy to an ultimately satisfying and logical end.
November 2, 2018
Bad, stupid, lame, embarrassing, and seemingly interminable, full of main characters delivering long-winded speeches explaining their histories from childhood so we'll be sure to understand their motivations, which are murky and trite...
November 2, 2018
The Dark Knight Rises is resonant, emotional, and sometimes beautiful, but it's also overlong, overstuffed, and oftentimes frustrating.
August 30, 2018
Was there even a blockbuster that reminded us more of our imperfection?
March 5, 2018
Intense, deep and dark.
November 27, 2017
TDKR is, like the Batman films that have preceded it, an ideological muddle, but none has been so completely devoid of intellectual clarity.
November 26, 2017
[The Joker] was to become cinema's poster boy for international terror, with Batman's extra-legal responses - vigilante violence, external rendition, torture and mass surveillance - darkly reflecting Bush's America caught in its own moral compromise.
November 6, 2017
The Dark Knight Rises not only ends on a perfect note but it also, as a whole, rounds off the trilogy beautifully.
November 6, 2017
The depth of feeling he brings to The Dark Knight Rises raises the bar yet again.
November 6, 2017
Maybe it's time to imagine some different fictions for a change, stories with a bit more humanity and a bit less carnage. And maybe the moon will fall out of the sky.
October 23, 2017
... it's still better than many movies, especially blockbuster types, but...It's just not one I feel compelled to make people see, like I did with The Dark Knight.