Dark Knight reviews

Dark Knight reviews are online! :slight_smile:

Empire gave it 5 stars:

The BBC also have a selection of other reviews which, apart from Newsweek, all seem good:

It’s on 88% on rottentomatoes (100% with top critics), they count the newsweek review as postive:

There’s is a more complete list of reviews here although not all of them are RT critics, 67 positive and 3 negative ain’t bad.

The film is released in austrialia tomorrow and there are previews in america tonight, so we should have a stupidly high imdb rating tomorrow.

I can’t wait to see it, it looks amazing!

I know, it really does look awesome, doens’t it?! I think we could make a killing on that… though often the summer films are so well seen that we don’t actually benefit from it upon students’ return :frowning:

The Dark Knight has, as predicted, shot into the imdb top 250 at a ridiculously high starting point… we’ll have to see where it ends up, but i’m guessing it’ll still be in the top 25 in a year or so.

The Dark Knight has set box office records in America:


£33.2m for our double showing? :slight_smile:

Much though I am looking forward to it, this is a bit silly:

IMDB top 250:

  1. 9.5 The Dark Knight (2008) 23,611
  2. 9.1 The Godfather (1972) 288,072
  3. 9.1 The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 339,555
  4. 9.0 The Godfather: Part II (1974) 165,174
  5. 8.9 Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966) 96,651
  6. 8.9 Pulp Fiction (1994) 291,736
  7. 8.8 Schindler’s List (1993) 194,359
  8. 8.8 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) 146,848
  9. 8.8 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 204,886
  10. 8.8 Casablanca (1942) 125,988

Once its settled down a bit though it should still be in the top 20 I think. Maybe even top 10.

Well, if we manage to fit 5m people in L3 for each showing, then yeah.
I reckon we should possibly make it a triple showing - or at least be prepared for an emergency extra showing on the next day…

The people and money keep on rolling in for it in the states - it’s now taken the record for the best opening weekend ever at the US box office, with a 3 day figure of £77.7million, surpassing Spiderman 3. The bit I can’t get over is that it’s “only” cost them £92.5m to make… it’s agonna be a huuuuuuuge money spinner for them.

Also interesting to see that by comparison, Batman Begins made £24.5million on its equivalent weekend, before taking a grand total of £186 million worldwide… not bad, for a bat :lol:

Hi all… just so you know… we’re probably going to do three screenings of the dark knight to accommodate its success - it’s still at number one on imdb, now with a rating of 9.5 (9.4 when scaled) and over 90 thousand votes :!: