Opening next weekend is the next amazing chapter in the saga of one of the best superheroes ever. And this will be the final chapter in this version of the character.
I am, of course, talking about The Dark Knight Rises!!!
1. Picking up the modern gothic threads from the last two films, the story this time pushs Batman harder and faster than ever before, since he now faces Bane. Those who know their Bat-history remember how Bane severely injured our hero’s back, taking him out the game for awhile. What will happen in this reality?
2. Pretending the disaster of the Catwoman movie never occurred, they have wisely reinvented the role with Anne Hathaway. It is obvious she can bring the acting with the stunts, making fandom hope a new series starring her will somehow reach fruition. That would be a purr-fect spin-off. Sorry.
3. Putting aside my love for this version, I only have one minor quibble. It was always my wish for the inclusion of a certain Boy Wonder to make an appearance. Robin would have been an incredible addition to this canon, creating a whole new dynamic for this duo. One can always wonder.
Very very soon we shall all see the power and suspense of The Dark Knight Rises. Bats. Cats. And a guy in mouth covering masks. This one should have it all.
P.S. Batman is copyright 2012 to DC Comics.