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Movies: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

I come to “The Dark Knight Rises” with handicaps.

For starters, I don’t like comic book movies. I don’t like comic books, never did. Why are they called “comic” books anyway? They’re not funny. At all.

And it seems to me that Hollywood keeps resurrecting these super heroes, adding lots of special effects, and yet they still wind up as more or less standard shoot’em ups.

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