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Nolan defends 'passionate' Batman fans

Tom Hardy, left, and Christian Bale in a scene from the movie The Dark Knight Rises.
Tom Hardy, left, and Christian Bale in a scene from the movie The Dark Knight Rises. Contributed - Ron Phillips, TM and DC Comics, The PR Company

DIRECTOR Christopher Nolan is defending fans irate over negative reviews of The Dark Knight Rises.

While the final piece of Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy has gotten mostly positive reviews, a few critics, including The Associated Press' Christy Lemire, gave it a negative review.

Fan response to those critics became so venomous on the review aggregator site RottenTomatoes.com that it suspended user comments.

Appearing at Wednesday's London premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, Nolan was quick to defend fans' heated response to the reviews.

"I think the fans are very passionate about these characters the way a lot of people are very passionate. Batman's been around for over 70 years and there's a reason for that. He has a huge appeal, so I think you know people certainly respond to the character," he said.

 

Read more at NZ Herald

Topics:  batman, christian bale, movie, the dark knight rises


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