Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ The Dark Knight Rises has burst into cinemas, grossing in excess of $3.5 million in its first day on screens, making it the number one movie in the country.
It really is amazing and Sydney Social 101’s review will go live this weekend!
The Dark Knight Rises is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar® winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. “The Dark Knight Rises” also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar® winner Marion Cotillard (“La Vie en Rose”), as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar® winner Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”) plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”) reprises the role of Lucius Fox.
The screenplay is written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on “Batman Begins” and the record-breaking blockbuster “The Dark Knight.” The executive producers are Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. The film is based upon characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy Production, a Film by Christopher Nolan, “The Dark Knight Rises.” Opening in theatres and IMAX, the film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES released in Australian cinemas and IMAX nationally on Thursday the 19th of July -rated M
“Not only does Nolan, as you say, hit the ball right out of the park, he smacks the thing right out of this world” And “Your jaw will have already bought a one-way ticket to the floor…5 stars”. Leigh Paatsch- Daily Telegraph
“There is only one way to describe The Dark Knight Rises- EPIC. Both Nolan and Bale say it is their last hurrah in the batman world and, if so, it’s a fitting send-off. 4 ½ Stars.” James Wigney – Herald Sun
“One of the greatest trilogies in motion picture history” And “A visual feast that continues to roar off the screen 4.5 stars”. Richard Wilkins – Today Show
“The Dark Knight Rises is a suitably impressive and ambitious conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy” Philippa Hawker – The Age
“One of the best action/comic book movies I have ever seen” Didier Cohen – The Kyle and Jackie O Show
“The emotional conclusion of The Dark Knight Trilogy ties up all loose ends and finishes on a pedestal so high, nothing could top it. 10 out of 10” James Gorman – Ninetofive Magazine