“The Dark Knight” – Carol Cling reviews

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“The Dark Knight” wants desperately to be taken seriously. It certainly takes itself seriously — sometimes too seriously for its own good. Even without the real-life death of Heath Ledger, who plays the movie’s maniacal Joker, this sequel to 2005’s “Batman Begins” cloaks itself in funereal black. It’s almost as if somebody sprinkled ashes in the popcorn. Read more>>

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Carol Cling

Carol Cling

Carol Cling served as the Las Vegas Review-Journal's film critic for more than 30 years, reviewing movies and covering movie and TV production in Las Vegas, from Casino to CSI. An honors graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, she also has studied film at the American Film Institute and the BBC