The Dark Knight Rises

WARNING: This article is very long and contains spoilers!

Finally!!!! After four years of waiting for this sequel, I’ve finally seen it eight days ago. And it was worth the waiting. Like I said in the post where I presented my Spiderman review, I love superheroes, but Chris Nolan’s Batman movies aren’t just cheap films with fights. They are psychological and deep. Have you seen other movies directed by Christopher Nolan, like The Prestige or Inception? If the answer is yes, you’ve got to know what I’m talking about here. Four years ago, I simply loved the Joker. And no, I had no idea about Heath Ledger, the fact that he was dead or stuff. He was brilliant; I realized it even if I was 12 years old. And I cried when I found out that he was just 28 when he died. I’ve made an obsession for him and The Dark Knight became my favorite movie ever (that’s why I’ve seen it more than 25 times haha).

2008 was also the year when I discovered my thing for cinematography and because of my passional way of being, I’ve had several small crushes on different actors, like Tom Hardy (Rocknrolla, Inception, This means war), when I saw him in 2009 in Wuthering Heights – television movie. Back then he was no famous actor, but now his time has come and he deserves it because he is extraordinary talented. In the end of The Dark Knight, the Joker doesn’t die: he’s just caught by the SWAT teams; so I guessed Christopher Nolan wanted to make a sequel also with Joker. But six months before the premiere, Heath Ledger was found dead in his apartment in New York City. So Chris had to choose another villain: Bane. And who else to play Bane, but Tom Hardy?! He did a great job out of his part and I think everybody loved it. Christian Bale (The Prestige, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and Public Enemies) was as usual the perfect Batman and Bruce Wayne (sorry George Clooney and Val Kilmer). I had to admit that at first, I wasn’t very thrilled about Anne Hathaway (Brokeback Mountain, The Devil Wears Prada, Becoming Jane and Valentine’s Day) playing Selina Kyle, but even I, as a girl, have to face the truth: she was a very sexy and charming Catwoman. I was very looking forward to seeing Marion Cotillard (Public Enemies, Nine, Inception and Midnight in Paris), but in the end I was very disappointed to learn that she was the brain behind the evil plan and not Bane. However, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (10 Things I Hate About You, 500 Days of Summer and Inception) didn’t let me down. I burst into tears when a woman called him Robin in the end of the film. The rest of the cast was pretty great: Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Michael Cane, Daniel Sunjata, Liam Neeson and Cillian Murphy.

Well… a masterpiece indeed :) I’ve seen in twice, once in IMAX and I’d do it again! Hope this was helpful and enjoyable and thank you for reading!

storyline via imdb: Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent’s crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane’s plans to destroy the city.

Definitely, Maybe

Last Sunday I watched this nice romantic/comedy/drama movie from 2008 with Ryan Reynolds (The Change-Up and The Proposal) and Isla Fisher (Confessions of a Shopaholic). I’ve heard this is a very good movie; I can’t totally agree, though I enjoyed seeing it. Take a look!

Storyline via imdb: Romantic comedy: Will Hayes, a 30-something Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10-year-old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will’s story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the Clinton campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as an idealistic young man learning the ins and outs of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. On the campaign, Will’s best buddy is Russell McCormack. They not only have similar political aspirations, they share the same type of girl problems, too. Will hopelessly attempts a „PG” version of his story for his daughter ad changes the names so Maya has to guess who he finally married…

I used to love this old GaGa

 

both via we♥it

She was so cute and feminine back then! And that bow is brilliant, I love it! I like her songs now, I always did, because they are so full of energy, but she looks very ugly now, in my opinion. Ugly and scary.

Judas it’s not in my top, but Edge of Glory is. Very nice song, and video is not very ‘naked’ if you understand what I mean. My favorite still is Just Dance, her first song in 2008.

via YouTube

Movies 2

Neata everybody. Iata-ma aici, in fata laptopului, cu un sandvis in mana stanga si cana de lapte alaturi, scriind din nou pe blog.  Vroiam sa va mai recomand… sau nu niste filme pe care le-am vazut.

The Back-up Plan (2010)

Comedie romantica cu JLo in rolul principal. Nu m-am plictisit deloc pe parcursul filmului (tipul ala mi s-a parut foarte dulce xD). Este vorba despre o femeie adulta care isi doreste foarte mult un copil, dar simte ca nu a gasit inca partenerul ideal. Asa ca recurce la inseminare, dar tocmai in ziua aceea il intalneste pe barbatul vietii ei. Ramane insarcinata, cu gemeni chiar si ei doi trec pana la urma prin toate si se termina totul cu bine. Se casatoresc si au si copilul lor. Recomand.

Marley & Me (2008)

Filmul asta m-a induiosat atat de mult! Spun de pe acum ca recomand. Marley este un catel labrador foarte neastamparat, care le face muulte necazuri stapanilor lui. Practic, filmul surprinde intreaga viata a lui Marley la o familie, care in ciuda tuturor nazbatiilor lui, se ataseaza mult de el. La sfarsit nu-mi place ca el este bolnav si il eutanasiaza. Dar ideea filmului este foarte buna si mai joaca si Jennifer Aniston.

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Este filmul tipic Disney: jucariile se baga in bucluc, au telul sa ajunga iar acasa, se cearta, se impaca pentru ca isi dau seama ca prietenia e mai presus de toate, trec peste toate obstacolele si reusesc. Pe mine personal filmul nu m-a distrat si m-am uitat foarte des sa vad daca mai este mult. Nu recomand in mod special si chiar nu inteleg de ce s-a facut atata tam-tam cu el.

Ucenicul Vrajitor (2010)

Filmul mi-a placut foarte mult, chiar daca este o productie Disney, iar Nicolas Cage arata destul de bine cu parul lung xD. Un tocilar la fizica din NYC este gasit de Balthazar (Cage), care ii spune ca el va fi un vrajitor foarte puternic: Intaiul Merlin (kinda) si ca are o misiune foarte importanta, de a salva lumea (bineinteles!). Logic ca reuseste si ramane si cu fata. Dar e dragut, merita vazut.

Grown-ups (2010)

Nu e chiar o comedie de aia la care sa razi non-stop dar mie mi-a placut + Salma Hayek. Nu are rost sa va spun despre ce este vorba, dar daca nu aveti nimic mai bun de vazut, e ok.

The A-team (2010)

Film de actiune, comedie destul de tare. Nu e amuzant complet, dar la unele faze efectiv pocneam. Vedeti-l (cu Bradley Cooper!!) ;)

Salt (2010)

Filmul cu Angelina Jolie din 2010 de actiune bineinteles. Am aflat ca multe persoane au vazut filmul asta si nu au inteles mai nimic din el. Nici eu nu sunt departe, sincer. Sa va spun ce am inteles eu: Salt chiar fusese antrenata de rusi in copilarie, dar nu avea nicio intentie sa-l omoare pe presedinte, asa cum este acuzata la sfarsit in locul tipului aluia. Cred ca ea a hotarat sa se razbune pentru ca ii omorasera sotul. Oricum finalul lasa loc de o continuare, asa ca prin 2012 mergem iar la cinema la Salt 2. Totusi, nu merita vazut, mi-am pierdut tipul :d

Emma (1996)

Film de televiziune foarte frumos dupa romanul lui Jane Austen. Sunt incantata ca au respectat complet cartea! Nu am avut subtitrare, dar a fost ok, am inteles. Cartea este plictisitoare, credeam ca n-o mai termin, asa ca mai bine vedeti filmul.

American Pie 1 (1999)

Nu-l vazusem pana acum, dar e chiar un film de 2 bani si nu mi se pare deloc amuzant, mai mult scarbos. Dar reflecta realitatea bat-o vina, nu? :)) Nu stiu cum s-au putut face 6 filme de astea!? Cred ca devin din ce in ce mai tampite.

Camp rock 2 (2010)

Pe Disney Channel atata aud, de competitia finala de la camp rock cu Demi Lovato si Jonasii. Ok, ia sa vad si eu ce e cu filmul asta ca n-am de gand sa ma uit la el dublat si vad ca la cinema pauza. Pentru ca a mai fost deschisa o tabara in apropiere, cei de la Camp Rock le propun un concurs transmis live la tv, iar propunerea este acceptata. Toti se pregatesc, dar nu camp rock castiga. Melodiile sunt dragutele si cel mai mult imi place Intruducing Me a lui Nick Jonas. E asa sweet! Nici nu stiu daca sa recomand.