The Dark Knight Rises just had its first critic and press screening – resulting in a standing ovation.
According to tweets from various attendees of the first Dark Knight Rises screening, a standing ovation was in order as the credits rolled. Some viewers cried, most applauded and some shook hands with the production team. Overall it looks like it was a huge hit with the 40 to 50 critics that were lucky enough to be at the early screening.
The Dark Knight Rises has just finished screening for the press and critics, receiving a STANDING OVATION!!!
— Lauren Hiestand (@nickcarterroxs) July 6, 2012
Just finished the screening of Dark Knight Rises…so much awesome…can’t wait to see it again. And again.
— Tom McAuliffe (@TomMcAuliffe) July 6, 2012
Critic Tom MacAuliffe on the film:
It appears as though director Christopher Nolan managed to stick the landing on his Batman finale. After seeing this 13 minute behind-the-scenes featurette, we’re looking forward to seeing The Dark Knight Rises even more when it hits theaters on July 20.
UPDATE: There may be SPOILERS in the comments below.