I love movies. I’ve loved movies ever since I was a child. And I love movie franchises. Some of my favorite films are from some awesome movie franchises; Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel, Jurassic Park, etc. But there’s also something particularly exciting about a movie trilogy and how it tells a cohesive and thrilling story over he course of three films. Most trilogies have maybe one standout film and then the following movies are somewhat horrendous but there are those rare trilogies that present three films that are equally and uniquely incredible. So, here are my three favorite trilogies.
3. The Dark Knight Trilogy
Before and since The Dark Knight Trilogy there really hasn’t been a superhero film, let alone films, that captured the same dark essence as these movies did. Christopher Nolan’s genius directorial vision turned these films into fantastic displays of movie making with complex stories that really honed in on the darker side of the caped crusader we’ve grown to learn as Batman.
Each film told a solid yet riveting story that focused on a different level of difficulty in Batman’s life. The first movie focused on Bruce Wayne’s evolution into Batman and what it meant to be a hero. The second movie focused on the darker version of what being a hero truly meant and the hardships one must undergo as a beloved figure in Gotham. And the final movie simply focused on Batman’s final step into fully becoming the hero that Gotham deserved, needed, and would always appreciate.
These movies are super awesome and I wish this darker style of superhero storytelling could’ve filtered into the current DCEU films.