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Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film The Dark Knight

While Nolan's filmmaking is occasionally bland & televisual, weighed down by unnecessary exposition, TDK nonetheless emerges as an engaging & powerful treatise on the morality of vigilantism, the dualism between good & evil, & the reality of how readily the former can be corrupted by tragic circumstances. The subtext is alive with issues of post-millennium terror, giving the action a much deeper emotional resonance.