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A Storm Is Brewing with ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Drinking Game

Drinking Games

You may have heard of the small independent film The Dark Knight Rises, which hit theaters this summer. Now, it’s out on DVD and Blu-ray, and also available in a box set of all the Nolanverse Batman movies. Bat-fans around the world can finally die happy in the Mayan apocalypse with the knowledge that they can have this movie in their Blu-ray collection.

Of course, the film does run close to three hours, and in the privacy of your own home, it’s something that can be enjoyed with a drink in hand. You may not get as tipsy as Bane does with that opium-fueled mask he has, but with this drinking game, you can have even more fun as Gotham crumbles.

And now, to cover our butts… This game is only for people over the age of 21. Please drink responsibly, and don’t stop being an awesome superhero for eight years.

Suggested drink: The Defender

TAKE A DRINK WHEN…

  • A fight begins
  • A vehicle is destroyed
  • Batman and Bane actually meet face-to-face
  • The aspect ratio changes for the IMAX footage

TAKE A DRINK WHEN YOU SEE…

  • A graffiti bat
  • An explosion
  • A wide shot of Wayne Manor
  • A wide shot of the Gotham skyline

TAKE A DRINK WHEN SOMEONE SAYS…

  • “Bane”
  • “Dent”
  • “Wayne”
  • “Gotham”

CHUG YOUR DRINK WHEN…

  • Batman finally shows up

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Kevin Carr crawled from the primordial ooze in the early 1970s. He grew up watching movies to the point of irritation for his friends and was a font of useless movie knowledge until he decided to put that knowledge to good use. Now, Kevin is a nationally syndicated critic, heard on dozens of radio stations around the country, and his reviews appear in a variety of online outlets. Kevin is also a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Central Ohio Film Critics Association (COFCA).

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