The Dark Knight Rises movie reviews & Metacritic score: It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to. Christopher Nolan's “ Dark Knight Rises ” wraps up his post-Sept. 11 epic of ambivalent good vs. multidimensional evil with a burst of light. Overlong: The Dark Knight Rises is among the most highly-anticipated . loud movies that don't make sense can safely disregard this review. But beneath the streets a fire is rising, stoked by Bane Tom Hardy: My friend won some contest online and so, I got to watch it a few days earlier FOR FREE. The movie settles in for its sensational second half, however, although not everybody will be able to precisely explain the deep stone well where Bane imprisons Bruce Wayne. Instead, alas, the latter half of The Dark Knight Rises retreats toward conventionality. Why is Bane pushed aside in the last 15 minutes of the movie and an intelligent, interesting character turned into some girls thug some girl we know, or care, nothing about. Sorry if I'm being all fan-boyish and kissing this movie's behind, but I really admire it. The actual location is in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, and we get a glimpse of some zigzagging stairs that are unforgettably shown in " Baraka. There are so many plot holes, the characters are so one dimensional, action sequences OK at best. But the film is clotted and extended with tiring and sometimes baffling subplots concerning the frankly uninteresting shenanigans of the Wayne Enterprises Board: Share your thoughts here. However viewing the Christopher Nolan production, I was pleasantly shocked. She is completely engrossing. I'm really worried about the general population.