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HKFanatic's rating of the film The Dark Knight Rises

"The Dark Knight" told a crime opera with stakes as personal as the gun powder and gasoline the Joker favored for his terror campaign. With "Rises," Nolan expanded the scope to a level that's one part disaster movie, one part epic Russian novel. It means the screenplay devotes an unnecessary amount of pages to the mechanics of a fusion bomb, but the highs here are just as high as anything from its predecessor.