It was EXACTLY six years ago today. The final Christopher Nolan Batman movie was released exactly six years ago today. During that time, I was an Electronics Sales Associate at Wal-Mart. When my shift was done that day, my girlfriend who is now my wife and I raced to theater to see the film. It wasn't midnight, but it was pretty close to. I had been yearning for this film for years and years. Trying frantically to figure out how Nolan would close his Batman story out.
To this day, I still have a love/hate relationship with "The Dark Knight Rises." I think its filled with moments that I will remember as a film fan all of my life. But at the same time, there are things about it that just piss me off. I understand that it was a hard shoot. How do you even think about concluding a story after a shocking real-life death. We can argue until we are blue in the face what "The Dark Knight Rises" would look like if Heath Ledger were still alive. I think with what he had, Christopher Nolan did the best he could. Taken as a whole, its a good-looking trilogy.