The Dark Knight
Director: Christopher Nolan. Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Gary Oldman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Eric Roberts, Anthony Michael Hall, Monique Curnen, Ron Dean, Michael Jai White, Ritchie Coster, Nestor Carbonell, Keith Szarabajka, Colin McFarlane, Chin Han, Melinda McGraw, William Fichtner, Cillian Murphy. Screenplay: Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan (based on a screen story by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer).
Twitter Capsule (Aug 10): Still crumbles in last 30min; moves fast at some cost, but I admire dense plotting, grand scale, entropic terror

Photo © 2008 Warner Bros. Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. B

(in July 2008: B+)


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger
Best Cinematography: Wally Pfister
Best Art Direction: Nathan Crowley; Peter Lando
Best Film Editing: Lee Smith
Best Sound: Ed Novick, Lora Hirschberg, and Gary Rizzo
Best Sound Effects: Richard King
Best Visual Effects: Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Timothy Webber, and Paul J. Franklin
Best Makeup: John Caglione, Jr., and Conor O'Sullivan

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger

Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Ledger)
Los Angeles Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actor (Ledger)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actor (Ledger)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Supporting Actor (Ledger)

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