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Christopher Nolan Understands Where Those Fanboys Were Coming From

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16: Director Christopher Nolan attends "The Dark Knight Rises" New York Premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on July 16, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

When asked about the vitriolic posts (and death threats) that caused Rotten Tomatoes to suspend its Dark Knight Rises comments, director Christopher Nolan went Team Fanboy: "I think the fans are very passionate about these characters the way a lot of people are very passionate." But there is a limit to Nolan's understanding: He has no idea what Rush Limbaugh is talking about with the Bain/Bane stuff. "It's a very peculiar comment to make." Not wrong!

Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images