This week we are flashing back to 2008 for more superhero fun, this time with Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. This, along with Iron Man, heralded in a new era of films, where comic book films would become the biggest studio films for the next ten years on. We have a great conversation that focuses on just about everything, and it’s not all praise for this one either. So come listen to see how The Dark Knight stands up after a decade of superhero films!
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0:00:30 Talking Our Favorite Nolan Movies
0:02:40 Why Jon Picked The Dark Knight, Spoiler, It Is The Viral Marketing?
0:05:40 Jon Is Still Talking About Viral Marketing…
0:06:40 Jon Starts Wrapping It Up With The Viral Marketing
0:06:47 Does Batman Have A Dog Killing Code?
0:07:14 Jon Wasn’t Actually Done With Viral Marketing
0:08:20 Jon Starts Talking About Batman Movies And The Lead Up To The Dark Knight
0:09:30 Debating The Action In The Dark Knight
0:12:00 Not As Good As It Used To Be?
0:14:30 What’s Working? What Isn’t?
0:17:30 Praising Heath Ledger, Not The Batman Voice
0:20:50 Discussing The Ending
0:23:04 Does Two-Face Work? And What About Joker’s Motivations?
0:31:45 Morality And Psychology Of Batman
0:39:00 We Somehow Talk OG Power Rangers Movie
0:41:45 Favorite Heath Ledger Beat
0:45:00 Anne Hathaway Is Great
0:49:00 Talking A Little More About Rises
0:50:45 The Cast Is Great
0:51:50 The Maggie Gyllenhaal Debate
0:58:00 Wrapping Up Our Thoughts