Christopher Nolan en 'Dark Knight Rises,' But Saga Ends For Director Nolan The new Batman film, <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em>, is perhaps the most anticipated movie of the summer. It's the last film in the Batman trilogy that writer-director Christopher Nolan has crafted over the past 7 years.<p>Nolan wanted <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em>, which will be released in theaters July 20, to feel like a historical epic. As he tells weekends on <em>All Things Considered</em> host Guy Raz, he looked to films like Fritz Lang's <em>Metropolis</em>, David Lean's <em>Dr. Sun, 15 Jul 2012 21:44:00 +0000 Guy Raz 15811 at