There's no camp and no caped crusaders, just a thundering big action movie. And Christopher Nolan's second film in the franchise has found a. It would be easy, quite easy, to get swept up in the media masses who are desperately pining for "The Dark Knight," Heath Ledger's cinematic swan song and. Review: Film surpasses the hype - We've been subjected to enormous amounts of hype and marketing for the Dark Knight. We've seen Joker scavenger. James Fierro as Thug at Party. His great grin, though enhanced by rouge, has evidently been caused by two horrid slash-scars to the corners of his mouth, and his whiteface makeup is always cracking and peeling off, perhaps due to the dried remnants of tears, making him look like some self-hating Pagliaccio of crime, sweating backstage after the latest awful spectacular. Having eased more comfortably into a lifestyle of excess, Wayne lurks on the fringes of his family's corporation as CEO Lucius Fox Morgan Freeman runs the boardroom. More menacing than Val Kilmer was. Michael Caine as Alfred. On the contrary, there is some truly awesome stuff going on here. He gets inside your head with his stories of how he got his scars, makes you laugh at his sick jokes, then makes you instantly wonder why you're laughing. Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent. The best batman movie ever made. Everything in this film is excellent, not one piece of annoyance. The first film certainly hinted at this possibility, thrusting the hero and his alter-ego into a world where Wayne's frivolity was as despised as Batman's vigilantism.