So who else saw The Dark Knight?

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    I caught the midnight showing. Heath Ledger was incredible, and I'm pulling for him to win a posthumous Oscar. I don't want to get too serious about a movie based on a comic book, but he really did an exceptional job getting across the "duality" of the Joker - the funny, lighthearted, cheesy joke-cracking side and the tortured, troubled, sadistic aspect as well.

    I'm just gonna say it - that was the best acting performance I've ever seen. The hype is legit.

    Christian Bale and Gary Oldman were fantastic as usual, the plot was great, the dialogue was great, the effects were great, and there were lots of cool guns :cool:

    My only gripe is that they should have made Maggie Gyllenhaal look cuter. Or better yet, paid off the Scientologists so that Katie Holmes :eusa_angel: could have played Rachel Dawes again
     
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    I think Michael Keaton was the better Batman so far, but I also think that Heath Ledger would have been a better Batman.
     
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    Seems to be a good movie, I'm reading positive feedback everywhere. Wanted to watch Hancock today, but maybe I will change my mind ;)
     
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    It's brilliant. There is nothing of the comic book look about it. The characters are complex and very well acted - all roles. Excellent dialogue. Terrific action and the violence depicted is certainly necessary to the plot. This could be the best film I've ever seen.
     
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    Looking forward to seeing it. I love the flawed hero character of batman.



    I do still think Keaton was the best batman so far though.
     
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    Me 2.

    Keaton was the best!!!!

    "I'm batman!!!!"
     
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    I remember 89 when it came out.. jesus christ the merchandising was saturating.

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    Dark Knight = Greatest Batman Movie to Date.

    Okay well this and the '89 one are both good but this one is more true crime and is like turning a batman comic into a movie with a magic wand.
     
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    Dark Knight was the best of the Batman films. It is closer to the very old comics in it's treatment of the topic. Ledger was very good may get a nomination for supporting actor and not just because he is dead.
     
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    I agree this was more like the early batman and the postcrisis 90's batman.
     

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