NERDSociety writes "July, 2012 is going to be an epic year for comic and movie nerds with Dark Knight Rises (July 20, 2012) and Spider-Man (July 3, 2012) reboot coming out within 3 weeks of each other. This will be a crazy battle: Marvel vs. DC, Sony vs WB, who will be the blockbuster king? I know I'll watch both but which movie is going to be better? Let's look at the important factors:
This is the most important factor. Directors can make or break a movie. Christopher Nolan is on his third gig as the director for Batman with Dark Knight Rises. His track record is pretty impressive, which includes Inception, Memento and Prestige."