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The Dark Knight Rises is just over 24 hours away for those of us excited enough to leave the comfort of our homes at midnight and sit in the dark until 3 AM. Normally, I try not to buy into the hype. As a critic, it's kind of the key to being objective.

But this is a movie we're talking about and fuck it, I am in full-hype mode now. So much so that I think it's time to calm down and take things one step at a time.

Normally, I try to play the movie down in my head, hoping, desperately, to avoid over-excitement and consequently, disappointment. Maybe I'll read the opening lines of a negative review or distract myself with something completely unrelated. So, today I've got two questions for you:

Are you excited for Batman?
How are you dealing with the wait?

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