This month's hugely-anticipated The Dark Knight Rises is the eighth big-screen Batman pic and the third directed by Christopher Nolan after Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.
No other superhero franchise has been successfully rebooted twice, survived major cast changes and altered its tone from campy to serious, back to campy and then back to stone-cold serious.
With TDKR hitting theatres on July 20 and with Comic-Con kicking off July 12, we're taking a look at the evolution of the Bat on film, from the men who've donned the cowl — West to Keaton to Clooney — to series directors Burton and Schumacher, and finally a look at the rise of the 21st-century Batman, Christian Bale.
Take a look at our round-up of the Big-screen Batmans after the jump!... See Complete Article @ Cineplex