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The hype surrounding The Dark Knight, the latest Batman film since Batman Begins in 2005, has been immense. Already in possession of two "Golden Trailer" awards and now an Oscars nominee, Batman's new struggle to protect the people of Gotham City looks set to be one of the best films of the year! Our advice - watch the trailer, and watch the film!


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The Dark Knight

“Loved it but...”

Written on: 20/02/2014 by oaky_two (1 review written)

Great film, quite long so you get your monies worth. However, if you're an AV fanatic like me you'll notice that some scenes are letterboxes on the blu-ray edition and others not. This is due to the filming of some scenes for iMax (1.78:1) rather than 2.4:1 for 16x9 displays… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“Great movie. Buy the DVD it is worth it.”

Written on: 21/02/2013 by jan2013new (13 reviews written)

I loved the movie. It has been superbly directed and the actors where brilliant. I have nothing negative to say about it. I rate it 10/10… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“'Why so Serious' Review”

Written on: 07/01/2013 by haz4lifer8 (1 review written)

I had already watched the Batman Begins before seeing The Dark Knight which had sparked a love for the masked vigilante, so I went into the film with high anticipation and the film topped that. I found the acting from all the actors astounding especially Heath ledger's performance. I believe he made the film as his dark comedic character was in my eyes,the greatest screen villain. His death is a large loss to the worlds film industry moreover,the other actors were brilliant like Michael Caine… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“Very good film theres action through out all the film...”

Written on: 23/09/2011 by tommyboy97 (51 reviews written)

Very good film theres action through out all the film and the film is pretty long i think heath ledger does some very good acting along with cristian bale… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“loved the dark imagery of the whole movie! a great...”

Written on: 18/05/2010 by kitty mk (55 reviews written)

loved the dark imagery of the whole movie! a great twist to the batman series! i wish they could have picked a more charasmatic actress to play the part of rachel than Maggie Gyllenhaal, though. Christian Bale, Micheal Cain, and Heath Ledger definitely outshone her by far!… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“I love the way the film producer have done this movie....”

Written on: 04/12/2008

I love the way the film producer have done this movie. The action in this movie, background and hero is fantastic. The really are no bad points. Over all, I love it… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“Seeing The Dark Knight was definitely a good evening...”

Written on: 08/10/2008 by steveyq (2 reviews written)

Seeing The Dark Knight was definitely a good evening out at the cinema and I would definitely recommend this film to a friend, but despite the amazing performance by Heath Ledger as the joker, the film didn't live upto its expectations and this has to be down solely to he lousy script writers. I found the plot to be also laughable in places. Bits were either far too obvious or just simply didn't add up. It was not as good as Batman Begins. Bale was pretty impressive in the first one, but in… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“Best Film 2008: The Dark Knight, Best Director:...”

Written on: 08/09/2008 by dferry08 (6 reviews written)

Best Film 2008: The Dark Knight, Best Director: Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight, Best Actor: Heath Ledger, The Joker, The Dark Knight.

Well, those will be the Oscar results if there's any justice. The Superhero has always been a huge genre in the film world, and The Dark Knight sets the bar way way high. I would like to begin this review by talking about Christopher Nolan. Batman and Batman returns were good movies. Then what followed were Jim Carey, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Nicole… Read Full Review

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Bozinator's Response to dferry08's Review

Written on: 13/09/2008

I agree with this review because...It was a great movie. However to say it was the best film of 2008 and give it an 8/10? How is that possible?

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The Dark Knight

“Heath ledger was brill as the joker!! emmm it was long...”

Written on: 13/08/2008 by loulou93 (1 review written)

Heath ledger was brill as the joker!! emmm it was long but it held my attention which was brill, very action packed which i loved. It had some funny moments with the joker. The weren't any bad points except they smashed up a Lamborghini Murceilago haha! A real fab movie, going to be a classic… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“This wasnt like a "batman" film, it was scarier than...”

Written on: 09/08/2008

This wasnt like a "batman" film, it was scarier than other batman series films (ive been told), and is more like a thriller film....very action packed and 5 star movie - would recommend… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“The old clich . Does the end justify the means? May...”

Written on: 07/08/2008 by cricketyminx (1 review written)

The old clich . Does the end justify the means? May Batman kill for the greater good? How far may the good man go in eradicating evil?
Easy answer: Bruce could have got himself elected, had a public mandate to stamp out wrong doing, got the girl and not had to engage in lengthy angst about his crusade. Simply don't know why he didn't think of it!

Ledge was hypnotic at first but hard to sustain the act over 2 and a half hours.
Caine was Caine.
Morgan Freeman was - yep, you guessed it. And by… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“I'm a self confessed Batman hater. I went to this film...”

Written on: 02/08/2008 by toniiLou (5 reviews written)

I'm a self confessed Batman hater. I went to this film having refused to watch a Batman flick before and I only watched it because of Heath Ledgers appearance as the Joker.
I'm now converted...
The Dark Knight is jam packed with action, adventure and anarchy, courtesy of the iconic Joker.
The limelight is on the recently deceased Heath Ledger who doesn't fail to impress as Batman's arch enemy. This is a must see movie for everyone- don't miss it… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“I rarely go to the Cinema these days but feel I may...”

Written on: 30/07/2008 by rantomon (11 reviews written)

I rarely go to the Cinema these days but feel I may have to go and see this again as It was so enjoyable. Whilst being billed as an action flick Batman The Dark Knight has many other qualities and would please most people who like a good modern film. There is a great amount of philosophy embedded in the movie which is quite subtle, this was a pleasant surprise.

Aaron Eckhart (Two Face) Gary Oldman (Lt Gordan) and Morgan Freeman (Lucius Fox) we also oustanding and perfectly cast in their… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“The Dark Knight has certainly and slightly morbidly...”

Written on: 28/07/2008 by Quibbon101 (12 reviews written)

The Dark Knight has certainly and slightly morbidly benefited from Heath Ledgers death, people have a fascination with seeing a posthumous performance and with one as sophisticated and mesmerising as Ledgers it is easy to see why. As such the film has been hyped for weeks before it's release date and as I went to watch at the Imax on the 25th of July I was turned away as it had been sold out all day. Yet as I moved to a normal screening I couldn't help feeling that what is essentially a pseudo… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“This film was ok, I thought the action was mediocre...”

Written on: 28/07/2008

This film was ok, I thought the action was mediocre and batman was boring but Heath Ledger was brilliant and the Joker alone made it worth paying the admission fee… Read Full Review

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The Dark Knight

“The Dark Knight should not only be looked upon as a...”

Written on: 27/07/2008

The Dark Knight should not only be looked upon as a great superhero movie, but an amazing stand-alone film. This is art, a masterpiece of cinematic beauty. The Cast was fantastic, especially the legendary Heath Ledger. Not meaning to agree with every review out there, Heath couldn't have had a better final performance, with his portrayal of the joker being overwhelmingly fantastic. The problem with his joker, is that a man who does so many evil things should be hated, but you couldn't help but… Read Full Review

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Written on: 30/07/2008

I agree with this review because when I stood up from my sit after the film had ended, I had a terrible headache which means action scenes was extremely tensing. And I remember I was sweaty. Some people might say Ledger's Joker doesn't deserve an Oscar, just let them talk rot. This man (May God have mercy on him) just blazed a trail, so many people couldn't be wrong.

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The Dark Knight

“If ever a movie lived up to all the hype surrounding...”

Written on: 27/07/2008 by Bozinator (23 reviews written)

If ever a movie lived up to all the hype surrounding it, The Dark Knight is the one. You start off with a great story, throw in a great cast of actors, add a lot of adrenalin inducing action and you've got one heck of a great movie experience. Heath Ledger gives an outstanding performance as The Joker, one of the most psychotic movie villains of all time. Reprising their roles from "Batman Begins" you have Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/The Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred, Bruce Wayne's/Batman's… Read Full Review

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