14 May 2010

Evolution of the Batman (and Robin) - The Dark Knight

What can I say, who hasn't seen this movie that would be reading this? After the moderate financial successful of Batman Begins which gave film Batman back his dignity, fans were primed for more of with The Dark Knight. Not only was the most menacing on screen version of the Joker to date presented, making fans forget the once definitive version from 1989. but the movie basically improved on Begins in every way. Well, Batman's voice was still lame.

Part spy thriller, part crime drama, the movie transcended the superhero genre while even managing to balance multiple villains. Let us not forget that equally important to the film was the story of the rise and fall of a great, though all too brief, version of Two-Face.

The movie was a huge hit, earning $533 million - tops for the genre and building anticipation for the next sequel slated to arrive in 2012.

Up Next: Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Batman Serial * Batman and Robin Serial * Batman '66 TV * Batman '66 Movie * Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder * Batman on Scooby Doo * Batman the Super Friend * The New Adventures of Batman * Batman '89 * Batman Returns * Batman: The Animated Series * Batman: Mask of the Phantasm * Batman Forever * Batman and Robin * The New Batman Adventures * Boo Wonder * Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero * Batman Beyond * Gotham Girls * Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker * Batman on Justice League * DCAU Crossovers * Birds of Prey * Teen Titans * Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman * Chase Me * The Batman * Batman Begins * Batman Vs. Dracula * Justice League: The New Frontier * Batman: Gotham Knight * The Dark Knight *

* Special Musical Edition * Special Christmas Edition *
Special OnStar Edition * Special Never Happened Edition * Special Canine Edition *

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