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The Dark Knight of the Sowell

Is Breitbart.com's Ben Shapiro right? Most conservative film ever?

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Ed Driscoll

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August 23, 2012 - 7:12 am
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Actually, Shapiro may be onto something, that’s certainly how I felt upon leaving the theater. (And I deliberately tried to avoid as many reviews as possible so as not to ruin the plot for me). Though who knows how much of that was intended by the filmmakers? It wouldn’t be the first time where two diverse audience segments are each watching their own movie.

But for those who looking for conservative themes buried in the film, I’d also add (as with Shapiro’s review, don’t click these links if you haven’t seen the film yet) these two links, which dovetail remarkably well with the subtext of the film’s twist ending.

* OK, other than its blatant violation of the Scott Evil rule when the baddie has the drop on the good guy, as Kyle Smith notes.

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Cr0ss-Posted from EdDriscoll.Com

More on the Dark Knight at PJ Lifestyle:

John Boot: The 5 Most Politically Incorrect Ideas Smuggled into The Dark Knight Rises

Andrew Klavan: My Take On The Dark Knight Rises

John Boot: Batman, One Percenter?

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Blogging since 2002, affiliated with PJM since 2005, where he is currently a columnist, San Jose Editor, and founder of PJM's Lifestyle blog. Over the past 15 years, Ed has contributed articles to National Review Online, the Weekly Standard.com, Right Wing News, the New Individualist, Blogcritics, Modernism, Videomaker, Servo, Audio/Video Interiors, Electronic House, PC World, Computer Music, Vintage Guitar, and Guitar World.
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