Movie of the Week: The Dark Knight Rises

Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the third and final installment in director Christopher Nolan’s Batman film trilogy, and is a sequel to Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008).

Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the third and final installment in director Christopher Nolan’s Batman film trilogy, and is a sequel to Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008).

Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman reprise their roles from the previous movies. The film introduces the character of Selina Kyle, played by Anne Hathaway, a cat burglar whose appearance in Gotham City sets in motion a chain of events that will lead Batman to come out of retirement and cross paths with Bane, played by Tom Hardy, a terrorist leader with plans to destroy Gotham City.

 

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