Friday, July 18, 2008

Dark Knight Already Breaking Records

Fandango is reporting that 90% of their weekend ticket sales are going to The Dark Knight.

AP is reporting that the film has already set a record for midnight debuts, bringing in 18.5 million in its midnight shows alone. (The previous record was $16.9 million for Star Wars III Revenge of the Sith.)

Are people going in for some public grieving, is this morbid fascination, or is it the hype over how good the movie is and how good Heath's performance is?


Shai Hulud said...

Honestly, I don't think I would see it, if I hadn't heard such wonderful things about it from people I really respect. This looks like an incredible peformance by Heath. To me, it, people's interest in his performance, seems as more homage than anything unseemly.

Shai Hulud said...

honestly though, now that i've seen it... and loved it. i wanna see it again and again, in great pert because it was Heath's last role and he did such an amazing job with it. i can see myself fetishizing this performance, knowing its his last (as i may have with brandon lee in the crow). i can't see anything wrong with that though.