Jimmy’s take on The Dark Knight Rises. Enjoy!

Jimmy's Pop Culture Blog

This past weekend was easily one of, if not the biggest opening movie weekend of the year all because of a masked hero who made his debut in the twenty-seventh issue of DC‘s Detective Comics back in 1939. Batman was an instant hit then, and his popularity as a character has continued in the seventy-three years since his debut. Batman was one of the first comic book heroes to find his way to the silver screen as a serial in the early 1940s, he was the star of a terribly campy yet extremely popular TV show in the 1960s, and garnered mainstream critical acclaim in the 1980s and 1990s. But perhaps the peak of Batman’s popularity has come with Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy that began in 2005 with Batman Begins. Its sequel, The Dark Knight, was a massive success both financially and critically, and earned…

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