Movie Review : ' The Dark Knight '

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Kian Khadjenouri P. Figler Essay 10/29/15 “The Vilan Inside of Us” For my film analysis’s I chose the film The Dark Knight (2008), directed by Christopher Nolan. The film is part of Nolan’s Batman film trilogy and is the sequel to Batman Begins (2005). I chose this film because I am a huge DC comics fan and Batman is one of my favorite hero’s and also because, while most superhero films are bright with great lighting to give us a happy feeling, so that we “fall in love,” in a sense, with that superhero. What makes the dark knight so interesting and different is that Nolan insisted that the film should have a distinctive style which included making the film feel extremely dark and sinister. Nolan also makes the views feel like they are in a dark place to match the themes that are portrayed in his film. I believe that the main theme in this movie is that, that there is a villain inside all of us. “You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” (Harvey Dent). In the film the main antagonist, the Joker, tries to show the Batman that he is not better than him. He knows that the only way to get Batman to realize this is to get him to break his one rule. “The Joker: You have these rules, and you think they 'll save you. Batman: I have one rule. The Joker: Oh, then that 's the rule you 'll have to break to know the truth.” Anyone that knows Batman mythos knows that Batman 's one rule is never kill. Throughout the movie I thought to

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