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As The Dark Knight Rises arrives on Blu-ray and DVD, Martin Deer revisits the epic conclusion to Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy...

"Sometimes a man rises from the darkness..."

Words spoken about Bane and his emergence from the pit but which have so much meaning for Bruce Wayne himself, 30 years spent angry and in pain seeking and clinging on to an outlet for the rage which brewed deep within. The Dark Knight Rises shows how a person can move on from the burdens they've laden on themselves, as well as being the conclusion to an inspiring story of how one man can make a change and how a life dedicated to others can make a difference. Anyone can be a hero.

Rises is a wonderfully crafted story. Everything works for me. My initial reaction on first viewing was one of intense emotion. Bruce is taken to some incredibly low »

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