Before it opens wide in the U.S., Christopher Nolan's "" has already become critics' darling. It has been reported that on Friday, July 6, the highly anticipated Batman film held a press screening which resulted in a standing ovation. Multiple critics had nothing but good words for the pic as they posted their positive reviews on Twitter and Facebook.
"The Dark Knight Rises has just finished screening for the press and critics, receiving a STANDING OVATION!!!," film reviewer Lauren Hiestand wrote, as highlighted by Comic Book Movie. Another critic, Marco Gennuso, gushed, "If this does not break the mold and win Best Picture, no comic book movie ever will #TDKR."