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The Dark Knight
Christian Bale once again embodies the man behind the mask in The Dark Knight. The film reunites Bale with Batman Begins director Christopher Nolan and takes Batman across the world in his quest to fight a growing criminal threat.
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman has been making headway against local crime—until a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker (the late Heath Ledger in his Oscar-winning role) unleashes a fresh reign of chaos across Gotham City.
To stop this devious new menace—Batman's most personal and vicious enemy yet—he will have to use every high-tech weapon in his arsenal and confront everything he believes.
Dark Knight, The (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray)]]>
- Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
- Product Dimensions : 0.7 x 7.5 x 5.4 inches; 10.72 Ounces
- Item model number : 883929596218
- Director : Christopher Nolan
- Media Format : 4K
- Release date : December 19, 2017
- Actors : Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart
- Dubbed: : Spanish
- Subtitles: : Spanish, French
- Producers : Benjamin Melniker, Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy
- Studio : WarnerBrothers
- ASIN : B0771HW47S
- Writers : Jonathan Nolan, David S. Goyer
- Number of discs : 3
- Best Sellers Rank: #4,900 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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There's nothing about this movie not to like. The returning and new actors are incredible - Heath Ledger as the Joker will make you crazy, but just enough so you can keep watching. Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent will leave you wondering, and his character is developed just enough to make his arc perfect - to keep you wondering but not shocked.
Bottom line: whether you're into superheroes or not, DC Comics or Marvel, whether you've watched every Batman movie and read every comic or haven't seen a single one, this movie is well worth watching. You're probably better off watching Batman Begins first (that is incredible as well) but I don't think it's necessary. You'll just find some of the information new, which is always fantastic.
And BTW, no pressure to watch The Dark Knight Rises after this. It's not a bad film but it kind of disappoints. See my review here: https://www.amazon.com/review/R3TKBV8CSCXFOE/ref=cm_cr_srp_d_rdp_perm?ie=UTF8
This was always a good looking movie.. but the 4K remaster makes it so much better. Of all discs I've tried, this has to be one of the best. It alternates between the film footage and IMAX footage which just pops off the screen. Grain is pretty minimal, colors and everything are great, but it does look like they raised the shadow detail as the darkest blacks were never quite black (even on an OLED TV). But everything else popped off the screen, especially with the HDR. Highly recommended upgrade.
On the audio side we're also looking at DTS-HD MA 5.1 audio (no Dolby Atmos) but it's a good track still.
The disc comes with a nice slipcover, the 4K Disc and a Blu-Ray + Special Features as well as a digital copy code. You can also pick this up in the Dark Knight Trilogy which has the same content (but no slipcover) or in the Christopher Nolan 4K Collection (which uses a bulky case to house all 7 Christopher Nolan movies and has no digital copy codes)
Top reviews from other countries
Beautifully filmed using IMAX it's a visually thrilling effort with a fair number of set-piece action scenes; the central performance is without doubt that of Ledger, who brings a real psychotic edge to the Joker character.
The film is, though a bit over-long for my tastes and how well it works as a stand alone film is difficult to determine – it certainly ends with the suggestion of unfinished business – see what you think.
The UK 2-disc DVD edition presents the film on disc 1 with no extras (subtitles are available as shown) disc 2 contains a selection of short but interesting featurettes on the making of the film and a series of the fictional Gotham Cable News bulletins.
Photo galleries of concept art, posters and production stills complete the extras disc.
4 ½ stars.
Maggie Gyllenhaal is superb as Rachel Dawes, an admirer and political journalist, but one of the most striking aspects is Aaron Eckhart in the uncharacteristic role of a hardnosed good guy Senator Dent, who is horrifically burnt, and plays the final scenes with half of his face without skin, showing sinew and bones. There are a few character twists which give the film dramatic credibility, and Batman becomes anti-hero as the Dark Night is accused of betrayal.
We are never told how, in a world of such corruption and international deception, Bruce Wayne is the only one to make a fortune entirely honestly, but here he meets his match in the form of the psychopathic Joker, played by Heath Ledger. His twisted humour ranges from stealing enough money to fill a wharehouse, and burning a fellow con-man on top of it, to giving two ferry ships the choice of sacrificing themselves, or blowing up the other. One is full of so called decent Citizens, and the other full of Criminals. Which group will show the most humanity?
Although Heath Ledger plays the joker suffering from a childhood traumatic disturbance, like a malicious, murderous clown, with tremendous self defence skills, I think I prefer Jim Carey's over the top wacky characterisation in an earlier version of the Batman saga.
Torn betwen self interest and public image, Commissioner Gordon, is played convincingly by Gary Oldman, and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox gives Batman some High Tec Police assistance to locate the Joker by tracking on screens, every mobile phone in the city. Part of the dark ironic cynical humour, is that by eliminating several 'gangs' the Joker is a more effective crime fighter than Batman.
The second disc in this collection includes some interesting commentaries by director Christopher Nolan, gallery shots, and behind the scenes planning and staging.