The Dark Knight Rises closes another chapter of Batman’s cinematic career, giving us the chance to look back at his nearly-half century in film and ask the all-important question: Which movie was the best?
Warner Bros. has released a new full-length trailer for The Dark Knight Rises that serves as retrospective for director Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, tracing Bruce Wayne’s journey from 2005’s Batman Begins through 2008’s The Dark Knight and on to the July 20 finale.
Asked once again whether me might return to direct a fourth Batman movie, Christopher Nolan reiterated that he’s always envisioned the story as a trilogy. It concludes July 20 with the opening of The Dark Knight Rises.
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.