The bat shines in the dark

DUBAI — Movie buffs flocked to theatres all over the UAE to catch the midnight premiere of the much-awaited Batman film, "The Dark Knight". Most theatres had started selling tickets four days before the release.

By Aakanksha Singh (Our staff reporter)

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Published: Sat 26 Jul 2008, 1:47 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 6:17 PM

Already having topped box offices internationally, the film is expected to continue its success in the UAE as well. The film seems to have developed a universal appeal as people of various ages and from different social groups turned up for the premiere. Women seemed just as enthusiastic about the action flick as men. Mary Ann, a Filipina, said that although she was not a Batman fan, the intriguing trailers of "The Dark Knight" had lured her to the theatres.

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