The Dark Knight

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  • The Dark Knight

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    Unexpected Journey, and The Dark Knight Rises all came out during this year. Each movie piqued the anticipation of fans everywhere. For me, the last of these three seemed the most intriguing. Christopher Nolan, fresh off the brilliant Inception was concluding his epic The Dark Knight Trilogy. The Dark Knight became one of the best sequels ever, so I expected The Dark Knight Rises to live up to Batman Begins, at least. Unfortunately, lightning did not strike twice because The Dark Knight Rises, while still

  • The Dark Knight Figures In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

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    manipulative, toxic and evil villains Gotham is infested with. In the opening scene of The Dark Knight Rises, Commissioner Gordon delivers a speech to honor the late Harvey Dent, former Gotham mayor, and his major contribution in ridding the city’s criminal activity. Dent was a symbol of hope and restoration from the economic decline Gotham faced and the gang activity that terrorized the streets. Batman 2: The Dark Knight introduced the villainous Joker and his psychotic madness which led to Dent’s own decline

  • The Dark Knight Unraveled

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    this stereotype. His name: Batman. Batman has been around for nearly seventy-five years and has evolved into a a very controversial character. Some people may see Batman as a dark figure who is not a hero, but a nuisance, while others may see him as something greater than a superhero. In Christopher Nolan’s, The Dark Knight, released in 2008, Batman is a character who is seen in a different way than previous iterations. Instead of just a crime-fighting hero, Batman is presented as something greater

  • Lighting : The Dark Knight

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    character to character allows the viewer to understand the differences between them such as their values and overall message. Throughout the movie “The Dark Knight” lighting allows for the directors subliminal meaning to come through. As the name of the movie suggests, “The Dark Knight,” the overall tone of the movie is set in the darkness. This dark atmosphere allows for an eerie feeling, tension to build up, and an anxious feeling for the viewer. This corresponds with how the movie itself is broken

  • The Dark Knight Themes

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    The Dark Knight - A Power Struggle Batman, a name synonymous with the word hero. He was first introduced to the world in Detective Comics #27 (artist Bob Kane, writer Bill Finger, 1939). He quickly became a fan favourite and has since then seen numerous film, television, and video game adaptations. The first film adaptation being Batman (Lambert Hillyer, 1943), a mere 4 years after his introduction in 1939. Throughout his tenured career Batman has faced numerous villains, each of them reinforcing

  • The Dark Knight Essay

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    "The Dark Knight" is grimly magisterial. It's a summer blockbuster that contemplates near-total civic disaster: Crowds surge, tractor-trailers flip, and buildings explode, but the pop violence feels heavy, mournful. Light barely escapes the film's gravitational pull. Yet flitting through this 10-ton expressionist murk is a diseased butterfly with stringy hair and a maniacal giggle. Played by a dead actor, he's the most alive thing here. It's not quite fair to say that the late Heath Ledger

  • The Dark Knight Analysis

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    terrorism embedded throughout an urban setting. Although the film may be labeled as dark by many, The Dark Knight, captures its audience from the beginning through Heath Ledger’s performance as the Joker and through its complex themes. The entirety of The Dark Knight is enshrouded in a cloud of darkness from the beginning, then taking away its greatest asset towards the end. Any element of humor used in this film is dark humor to say the very least. For example, the Joker interrupts a crime ring in the

  • The Dark Knight And Inception

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    what they believe a movie can and should be”. Christopher Nolan also often deals with the subjects of time, memory, and life philosophies that drive movies and characters. Two of Nolan's most prominent films through his whole career have been the Dark Knight(2008) and Inception(2010). Both of the films show how Nolan’s movies end ambiguously and how each protagonists in his films has an antagonist with opposite philosophies and beliefs. Inception is a film that contains a protagonist and antagonists

  • The Dark Knight Analysis

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    In 1989, Batman’s revival in cinema has awakened with Tim Burton’s Batman, which adapted the past comic book iteration of the hero as a dark and broody hero. It establishes the epic rivalry between Batman and his greatest nemesis, the Joker. Although, the movie’s core audience gained further significance with the young or comic book readers, relative to the general audience. Reviews from critics received positive acclaim, but few noted that the film was gloomy. After many poorly received sequels

  • The Dark Knight Analysis

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    Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. The chaotic and childish joker (id), the pure and valiant Harvey Dent (superego), and the one responsible for finding a balance between the two, Batman (ego). “The id is the completely unconscious, impulsive, childlike portion of the psyche that operates on the “pleasure principle” and is the source of basic impulses and drives; it seeks immediate pleasure and gratification.” (Boundless, par. 5) The most memorable scenes in The Dark Knight begin with the Joker asking