Christopher Nolan Understands Where Those Fanboys Were Coming From

Director Christopher Nolan attends
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: 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!

Christopher Nolan Understands His Fanboys