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Old 09-07-2012, 11:12 AM   #191
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Default Re: Can Batman escape the "Third Act Curse"?

Originally Posted by Deathlok View Post
Exactly what I think. TDKR was a good film, but it pales in comparison to TDK and I also believe it is not as good as Batman Begins.

I guess I feel a bit disappointed as I was hoping for something even better than TDK for the conclusion, and for me it did not occur.
Anticipation and hype does that.

I never had much anticipation for any of Nolan's Batfilms simply because I believe in the director and he's never failed me(except for Insomnia, sadly), and since I didn't expect much, I came out of the midnight showing loving TDKR. To me, TDKR is the best of the trilogy, but to each their own.

Originally Posted by Alex Logan View Post

There are a few great "3rd act films", but most of those are in no way great.

Last Crusade
Return Of the King
At Worlds End
Back to the Future
And... TDKR a CBM, TDKR does indeed break the curse. Spider-Man 3, X-Men: The Last Stand, Batman Forever, Blade: Trinity, Superman III, whichever ones I forget...please. They can't hold a candle, let alone a matchstick, to The Dark Knight Rises.

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