Having fallen into the depths with their Batman retrospective, James and Imo decide to rise by finishing on the widely acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy, directed by Christopher Nolan.
In a vision that started to take the concept of Batman a little…more…serioussllly, the critics find a lot to discuss – from aesthetic appeal, intense action, engaging acting and political allegory.
They discuss how Batman Begins (2005) is less restart than the start for Batman cinema; why the trilogy’s towering apex The Dark Knight (2008) still resonates today; and whether The Dark Knight Rises (2012) was really as faltering as they remember.
Listen to our critics do what defines them…and next week, they see what happens when Sony-Marvel release another man-bat from his cage…
If you haven’t already, check out their review of The Batman and Burton’s originals!
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