I’m going to update this page throughout the week with links to The Dark Knight-related context. SPOILERS probably, so watch the film first, then come back.
First is a must-watch video essay by critic Jim Emerson that offers a detailed shot-by-shot analysis of the chase scene in The Dark Knight .
Here’s a link to all of Jim Emerson’s blogging about Nolan’s Batman films.
Here is a link to a site on tropes in the Dark Knight Saga.
Link to a site with “20 Batman Stories Most Influential to The Dark Knight Trilogy.”
One more similar site on “The Comic Connections” in the Dark Knight Trilogy.
And, here’s probably what you’ve been waiting for. Link to 45 MB PDF file.