Tuesday Trending Topics: The Dark Knight Reprised

Posted by August 1, 2012 Comment

Over 25 years later and I still found myself looking for the familiar notes in this trailer — and finding quite a few.  As the debate in the forum suggests, it’s not an exact match to the Frank Miller original in terms of tone and texture, and I really wasn’t expecting it to be. But there’s enough evidence of an intent to be faithful to the spirit of the source material here that I will be checking this out when it hits.

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New Full Trailer For James Bond’s Skyfall – UPDATED With Alternative Edit | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

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(Last Updated August 1, 2012 12:31 am )