Once upon a time, when I was still a wee-child in high school, I got a call over winter vacation from a friend asking if I was interested in seeing something called The Dark Knight which I personally had heard very little about. But my friend, and others in the group, were very vocal about their need to see the film, all of them for a second time. Except me – I hadn’t even thought to see it.
Now, the phenomenon has reached its peak with the finale of the Nolan Batman films with The Dark Knight Rises. People are fighting to get tickets opening weekend, it’s on the tip of everyone’s tongues, and no one whose anyone is going to not see this movie “just cause”
But here’s the problem – will the movie experience because of all the fan enthusiasm?
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