The Dark Knight

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, and Aaron Eckhart.

Essays
The Dark Knight - How does a Camera tell a story?
By Nicholas Dobbie
The Dark Knight — Creating the Ultimate Antagonist
By Lessons from the Screenplay
The Dark Knight — How To Elevate Conflict
By Tyler Mowery
The Dark Knight Trilogy - Renegade Cut
By Renegade Cut
How To Make A Great Villain
By The Closer Look
Is the Joker insane? - The Dark Knight
By Brain Blender
The Dark Knight: "Identity Secrets" - Analysis and Explanation
By Rant and Bollox
The Dark Knight | Make the First 5 Minutes Count
By Films&Stuff
The Dark Knight: The Only Post-9/11 Noir
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Endurance of ‘The Dark Knight’
By Fandor
The Joker's Scars: Why Three Different Stories?
By Hello Future Me
Cinematography of The Dark Knight - ACL
By D4Darious
Creating The Ultimate Post-9/11 Allegory: The Dark Knight on Risk and Terror
By Like Stories of Old
How The Dark Knight Uses Dan Harmon’s Story Circle
By StudioBinder
Staff Pick
In the Cut, Part I: Shots in the Dark (Knight)
By Jim Emerson
The Directors Series - Christopher Nolan [5.3]
By Cameron Beyl
Dialogue Dive: The Best Written Scene in the Dark Knight
By Savage Books
6 of the Best Shots of All Time
By CineFix
A World Without Rules - The Dark Knight Analysis
By Nicholas Dobbie
Add Depth to your Film using Visual Subtext
By Film Riot
Batman V Superman VS The Dark Knight: Two Ways To Make A Batman Film
By Bobby Burns
Camera Angles and Movement: Christopher Nolan, "Pencil Trick" Scene, The Dark Knight
By wolfcrow
Christopher Nolan Explains The Dark Knight
By Behind the Curtain
Christopher Nolan on Directing The Dark Knight
By The Directors Cut
Christopher Nolan on Directing The Joker
By The Directors Cut
Creating Effective Comic Relief
By Tyler Mowery
Fixing The Joker - The Dark Knight
By Nando v Movies
How Bank Heists Are Portrayed In Movies | Vanity Fair
By Vanity Fair
How Heath Ledger's Joker Was Born - IGN on CineFix
By CineFix
Symbolism in the Dark Knight Trilogy | Part 2 - The Dark Knight
By Storytellers
THE DARK KNIGHT: How the Joker Creates Doubt | video essay
By Aporia
The Dark Knight | Nolan's Republic
By Cinema Beyond Entertainment
The Dark Knight- Story Structure Analysis - MBD
By D4Darious
The Dark Knight: How Did the Joker Get His Scars?
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Dark Knight: Visual Echoes
By Glass Distortion
THE DARK KNIGHT's Incredible Comic-Book Inspirations
By Weight Of Cinema
The Power of Metaphor - Pt 1 - Nolan, Jung and The Dark Knight
By mikehill.design
The Real White Knight of Gotham
By Tyler Mowery
VFX Artists React to Bad & Great CGI 10
By Corridor Crew
WHY I LOVE THE DARK KNIGHT: The Greatest Comic Book Movie Of All Time
By Loverboy Media
Why No DCEU Film Will Ever Top THE DARK KNIGHT
By Browntable