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20 July 2012  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: Exclusive

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This week, there's a very big movie out in cinemas - The Dark Knight Rises - and a couple of smaller ones, including the critically acclaimed history of hip-hop, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap.

The directors of both films appear on this week's podcast, with Christopher Nolan and Ice-T offering up some wise words to balance out our manic waffle.

P.S. The recording of this week's podcast took place before the sad events of the Denver shooting, and our thoughts go out to the families and friends of all involved.

In light of this tragedy, there is a brief introduction to the podcast proper which explains this to those who listen away from here on the website. 


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Small spoiler- careful
If you want to stay 100% spoiler-free, I suggest you do not listen to this before seeing the movie. But hey, what are you waiting for, the movie is great, go see it! More

Posted by Teaber at 19:33 on 23 July 2012 | Report This Post

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In terms of sheer emotional heft (I cried at the end more than I ever have), Nolan's nailed it I think DK remains the superior film - a tighter, more accessible film. This isn't to suggest DKR isn't completely brilliant but it's certainly more of a 'superhero movie' than DK, which was rooted in something more like reality. DKR's tone is far more closely shared with BB, the odyssean travails (God I sound like a twat) and grand scale of action clearly separate from the world we know. I'm too tir More

Posted by Harry PJ at 01:54 on 21 July 2012 | Report This Post

he says it's spoiler free at the beginning, so should be ok! I saw the film earlier actually and it was awesome. More

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Spoilers?
Is there any form of spoilers about TDKR in this, even the tiniest type? Or should I wait until I see it on Tuesday?! More

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