Action Figures Speak the Truth in Dark Knight Rises Parody Trailer


Those who caught Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 were treated to the very first teaser for Christopher Nolan’s Batman threequel The Dark Knight Rises (which has now popped up online in spiffy HD). The general consensus: cool, but didn’t this movie just start shooting?

Yup. We won’t be seeing The Dark Knight Rises until next summer, but that didn’t stop marketing honchos from getting the buzz rolling on their 2012 superhero blockbuster. While any Batman is good Batman, the reaction the comic reviewers of ItsJustSomeRandomGuy whipped up an action figure parody trailer that brings to the surface what we’re all thinking (in an oh so hilarious way):

After a few years of working behind the scenes on movies and TV shows (and earning an IMDb page for bragging rights), Movies Editor Matt Patches made a hard right into the world of entertainment journalism. In 2009, Patches became the Associate Movies Editor of, departing in 2010 to go rogue as a writer-for-hire. Patches covered movies and festivals for a number of outlets, including Movieline, MTV NextMovie, CinemaBlend, and Film School Rejects, before joining as Movies Editor in 2011. He proudly names "Groundhog Day" as his favorite movie of all time.