“The Dark Knight Rises” and the franchise fades

Warner Bros. 2012

  I had been looking forward to “The Dark Knight Rises” for months. Of all the comic-books-into-movies I like director/writer Christopher Nolan’s interpretation of the DC comic character that first appeared in 1939. The second film of Nolan’s franchise, “The Dark Knight” (2007), is possibly the best sequel ever. It’s mature and deep. I was hoping for another film just as good. Then I woke yesterday morning to the news of the midnight shooting in a theater showing “The … [Read more...]


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