The Dark Knight Rises and How!

Posted by Marv D'Souza
July 20, 2012
2
3
The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises releases today. So with the stakes raised higher than ever, what makes this one different? Chris Nolan returns to finish what he started back in 2005 with his version of Batman. Treating the topic as stark and realistic, Chris has “raised” the bar, again.

Chris Nolan and His Version:

Gary and Christian share a joke

Gary and Christian share a joke

Chris Nolan was initial hesitant to return to the 3rd installment. When the studios pressed him into doing it, he said he would return only when confident that there was a good story to tell. In a press interview, Gary Oldman who plays Commissioner Gordon mentioned that he knew Chris would return to complete the trilogy.

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur was one of the location in THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur was one of the location in THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

In every Chris Nolan Film one can guarantee that he will use a new, interesting location and present it in a unique way. In the past two Batman flicks he presented, Iceland and Hong Kong. In The Dark Knight Rises he started the schedule at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India. The historic fort is already known internationally as where Elizabeth Hurley married (now ex) husband, Arun Nayar. The marriage didn’t last but the fort is as majestic as ever!

The Tumbler Rises:

The Tumbler chassis on the set (top), The Tumbler  (bottom)

The Tumbler chassis on the set (top), The Tumbler (bottom)

After it was destroyed brutally in The Dark Knight, The Tumbler aka The Batmobile makes its appearance once again in this film. Also the new Lamborghini Aventador is featured in the film!

The SuperVillains Rise

Chris Nolan directing Tom Hardy, who plays "The Bane"

Chris Nolan directing Tom Hardy, who plays "The Bane"

(top) The Bane with Posion Ivy from "Batman and Robin", (bottom) The Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises"

(top) The Bane with Posion Ivy from "Batman and Robin", (bottom) The Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises"

When Nolan decided to start working on The Dark Knight, he was sure that he needed characters that have the strength to stand up to his version and Heath Ledger‘s portrayal of The Joker. Rumours stated that there were talks of Leonardo DiCaprio playing The Riddler, Chris surprised everyone by getting Tom Hardy beefed up to play Bane. Chris describes Bane as a “terrorist both in thought and action”. Pictures and reports reveal that Bane in this film is much crazier than that in the campy Batman and Robin. Also compared to The Joker, Bane is the “classical evil monster”.

the Various characters played by Anne

the Various characters played by Anne

When Anne Hathaway learnt from Nolan that she would be playing Selina Kyle and Catwoman, it surprised her as much as the rest of the world. But seeing her character-graph in her career till date, she sure can pull this one off. The true test will be if she can outdo Michelle Pfeiffer (Halle Berry didn’t stand a chance). Apart from all that, Anne has trained hard for the part and claims that this film was the most difficult one to train for… yet!

So The Dark Knight Rises Releases today… I’m excited to see it, besides it has a crazy cast with the Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Micahel Caine and an addition to the list with Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy and Marion Cotillard.

Read Juhi Pande’s Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises.

Leave A Comment
  • http://www.missmalini.com MissMalini

    I was calling you the other day to come for the premiere! Happy to go watch this again btw :) love your break down! xoxo

  • http://www.thedarkknightrisestoys.com the dark knight rises toys

    Just seen this movie. Great ending to the trilogy

BOLLYWOOD
These Two Women-Centric Films Have Disappointed At The Box Office
As expected, Sonali Cable as well as Mumbai 125 KM turned out to be disaster at the box office. Not ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
20
BOLLYWOOD
Kareena Kapoor Declines A Farhan Akhtar Production!
It has been several months since an official announcement was made about Bombay Samurai featuring Ka ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
37
BOLLYWOOD
Take A #PinkSelfie Like Sonam Kapoor & Nargis Fakhri!
October aka “Pinktober” has been designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month globally and O ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
26
BOLLYWOOD
This Heartwarming Diwali Video Will Instantly Make You Homesick! #GharWaliDiwali
After the hugely successful #BackToSchool campaign (directed by Abhishek Kapoor), PepsiCo India has ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
104
BOLLYWOOD
We Love Saif Ali Khan's Current Avatar! Don't You?
Saif Ali Khan is back and how! One look at the promo of Happy Ending and it is crystal clear that Sa ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
13
BOLLYWOOD
Photo: Bollywood's Nawab Saif Ali Khan Loses His Pants!
As I promised, here’s a picture of a pantless Saif Ali Khan! I’ve already told you guys ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
27
BOLLYWOOD
Bigg Boss 8: Gautam Gulati & Sonali Raut End Up In Bed Together!
When Bigg Boss 8 started, Gautam Gulati and Diandra Soares were seemingly on their way to becoming t ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
3
57
BOLLYWOOD
Look At The Things Jason Momoa Did To Get The Role Of Khal Drogo In Game Of Thrones!
We all know Khal Drogo was not your everyday average Joe (R.I.P my sun and stars) and we definitely ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
43
BOLLYWOOD
LOL! You've Gotta See Where Heropanti Girl Kriti Sanon Got Featured Recently!
Looks like Kriti Sanon has found the ultimate sign of acceptance amongst her fans. Well, I couldn ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
45
BOLLYWOOD
Today's Top Bollywood Headlines: Of Salman Khan & Sonam Kapoor's 'Friendship' & Hrithik Roshan's New Demands
– Ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has finally commenced shooting for his magnum opus, Baji ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
34
BOLLYWOOD
Revealed: Parineeti Chopra's Birthday Plans This Year!
Looks like Ranveer Singh will have to sing the song, Happy Budday, yet again for his Kill Dil co-sta ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
35
BOLLYWOOD
Exclusive: Rahul Khanna Back in The Americans!
Girlfriends, take a seat: word just got in that our fave Bollywood boutique actor has been called ba ...
OCTOBER 21, 2014
0
91
LOAD MORE