Now that the excitement over The Avengers has died down some there’s a new fanboy flick on the horizon that some are saying will crush Marvel’s motion picture, while others are saying there’s just no way. It’s Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. Scheduled to debut in the middle of the summer, the last installment of the Batman series will be released on July 20th with stars Christian Bale in the title role, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Michael Caine, Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman.
The Batman movie is said to pack a mean punch and should easily regain its strength at the box office once again after last being seen back in 2008 when the second installment broke records. But can it really beat Joss Whedon’s Avengers that just made $500 million within 23 days of its release, conquering Avatar’s record of $500 million within 32days? Continue reading