With Marvel’s The Avengers breaking all manner of box office records internationally, it’s somehow surprising to learn that it’s only on track to be the seventh widest opening in US Box Office history. What are the six movies that had better weekends… and, more importantly, how would their leads stack up against Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in a fight? That’s right: never mind Avengers Vs. X-Men, this is Avengers Vs. Movies.
Boosted by its 3D re-release, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace has crossed the $1 billion mark at the box office, placing it on a course to overtake The Dark Knight as the 10th highest-grossing film of all time.
Unused footage of Heath Ledger as the Joker from The Dark Knight resurfaces, thanks to Kevin Smith’s Twitter feed.
Watching the new Dark Knight Rises trailer, I found myself drawn in right up until Bane spoke, and I realized that too much realism – in this case, the fact that wearing a mask over your mouth will make you potentially difficult to understand – can be a bad thing after all. Especially in a movie about a guy who dresses up like a giant rodent to fight crime. So why do it?
College Humor unleashes a parody of the interrogation scene from 2008′s The Dark Knight featuring an angry but clueless Batman and a drunken clown named Wiggles.
There’s a lot to unpack in the comments of Warner Bros’ movie president Jeff Robinov about the second Green Lantern movie, including what looks like an acknowledgment that the first one wasn’t all that it could be – and a worrying sign that the current plan learns all the wrong lessons from the success of The Dark Knight.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 grossed a record-breaking $476 million in its worldwide debut. The final installment of the Warner Bros. franchise also zoomed past The Dark Knight in the domestic box office to become the top three-day weekend debut of all time.
The Lost actor is in negotiations to reprise his role as Mayor Anthony Garcia in the final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy.
Anne Hathaway is Selina Kyle! Tom Hardy is Bane! The news about casting for Christopher Nolan’s third Batman movie, 2012′s The Dark Knight Rises seems to have caused quite a stir online, but why? Here’re five quick thoughts on what we’ve learned.
Wondering what to expect from the upcoming Star Trek sequel? According to co-writer Damon Lindelof, you should take a look at what The Dark Knight did for Batman…