While a more traditional, multi-part Cinematic Batmanology analysis of The Dark Knight Rises is certainly forthcoming, the majority of ComicsAlliance contributors walked away from the film with thoughts and feelings.The writers were directed to be brief, informal and even irreverent, with the published piece envisioned to comprise a variety of reactions — love, hate, quibble — that would offer our readers a quick rundown of variously thoughtful and pithy remarks, perhaps generating a robust and nuanced discussion in the comments.
That what we got back from our bloggers was so contemplative, funny, diverse and anything but briefspeaks not just to their great insights, but also to the complexity of the film itself.
SPOILER WARNING: The following contains massive spoilers for The Dark Knight Rises.
I participated in this. In some circles I would be labeled the “hater” of the group. To those circles I say fuck you, that word is useless. Also I used the phrase “scotch guard bong” twice because it is unimaginably fun to type.