Overthinking It presents “The Overview,” an alternative commentary where writers from the site watch and discuss their favorite movies in real time.
In this installment, the Overthinkers tackle the sprawling epic conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. The discussion focuses on the film’s plot and visual storytelling, the relationship between order and authority, symbols of water and light shining from above, and what it truly means to rise in the context of the film.
You’ll need your own copy of The Dark Knight Rises in any format, and you’ll need to download the file so that you can play both at the same time.
Download the commentaries listeners have called call “So good, I don’t even need the movie to enjoy them.” (Don’t get us wrong, we recommend you play the movie too. But it was awfully nice of them to say.)