Magazine article Screen International

Anticipation Rises

Magazine article Screen International

Anticipation Rises

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Screen casts an excitable look over the latest trailer for The Dark Knight Rises.

It seems trailers these days as like London buses; mere days after the spine tingling new Prometheus trailer went live, today has seen the launch of the sparkly new The Dark Knight Rises trailer and as the de facto office geek, it of course has turned to me to cast a glance over it.

Perfectly timed to trail with The Avengers in the US and in the post-buzz of its release in the UK, it amps up the excitement for Nolan's final chapter which promises to be epic in every sense of the word.

Even before we get the glorious "this isn't a car" line that brings the trailer to an end, we see more of Anne Hathaway vamping it up with added attitude as Selina Kyle/Catwoman and glimpses of Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the so-far mysterious John Blake. The majority of the early action scenes in the trailer are taken from the stunning prologue - screened at selected IMAXs with Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol - but I personally never get tired of seeing a plane ripped apart in mid-air. …

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