Reasons to see The Dark Knight


In case you haven't seen it already, I present some reasons to see The Dark Knight aka Batman 2:

  • (at the time of writing) The Dark Knight is the highest rated movie on IMDB with a score of 9.5 average out of over 90,000 votes, beating The Godfather.
  • It was Heath Ledger's last movie and he was a great actor who's work we should respect and watch.
  • The reports I read way back when indicated he got so completely into his character that he had terrible problems pulling himself out of it afterwards.
  • Christopher Nolan directed and co-wrote it, and he did the last Batman Begins movie, The Prestige, Insomnia and Momento.
  • It has Christian Bale as Batman, who I've thought has been an awesome actor ever since making Empire of the Sun back in 1987 as a child. He also was in Equilibrium (yes, I liked it), The Machinist, The Prestige, and others.
  • It's not only a good comic-book flick but also a fantastic detective story. Yes, there's a real story in it.
  • There's an IMAX version with several scenes filmed specially to take advantage of the larger screen.
  • Because I said so? :)

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