Film adaptations of comic books have been around nearly as long as comic books themselves. It wasn’t until Christopher Nolan got his hands on the Batman license, however, that the the public started taking them seriously as films in their own right. With The Dark Knight Rises, his story of Batman comes to an end. It’s distressing to think that Nolan won’t be making any more films of the Caped Crusader. Thankfully, he left us with a masterpiece.