The Dark Knght Rises

A friend the other day noted striking similarities in the endings of The Dark Knight Rises and Marvel’s The Avengers. I agreed with him but didn’t think much more about it – until, that is, I read a piece online today that talks about similarities not just between those two movies but also The Amazing Spider-Man.

I laughed out loud when I got to this line: “Were the producers all bitten by the exact same radioactive script doctor?”

It’s an interesting story. You can read it. I was about to say that you probably don’t want to read the spoiler-filled Vulture story if you like to be surprised and haven’t seen all of the movies yet. Then again, if you’ve seen one of them…

Categories: Movie News, Superheroes

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