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‘Dark Knight Rises’ is a fitting finale

Boiling over with layers of social commentary, “The Dark Knight Rises” takes comic book lore to places it’s rarely been, and delivers the goods with an emotionally exhausting, but ultimately satisfying, conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. In the nearly three-hour conclusion, we find a Gotham that has returned to a state of perceived peace […]

Attention Bat-Nerds: Create Your Own Tumbler!

It’s a truism that the 1966 George Barris-designed Batmobile is the coolest Bat-transportation (or any transportation, now that I think about it) ever, the Tumbler from Christopher Nolan’s Bat-universe is also cool. It’s part Batmobile, part tank, and 100 percent bad-ass. Well, guess what? Thanks to Warner Bros. and its relentless promotion of the forthcoming […]

‘The Avengers’ vs. ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

There are annoying opinions and lots of media hubbub popping up everywhere following the over-the-top success of “The Avengers” after its opening weekend – the film, which is the culmination of Marvel Comics-based films featuring The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor and Captain America, grossed more than $200 million, the highest ever for an opening […]

Final Dark Knight Rises Trailer is Online

We’re in the homestretch now. A viral marketing campaign over at thedarknightrises.com has given way to the third and final trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, which opens in theaters July 20. This just in: The trailer’s bad-assery knows  no bounds. What we learn in this trailer is that Batman apparently has more allies than […]

Bat Fight!

Pittsburgh is under siege. “The Dark Knight Rises” is filming there the next few weeks, and already we are getting leaked set photos that give us a glimpse into some of the action. No fewer than three Tumblers — still camo colored, not black — have been spotted, as well as a Batpod. There was […]

Finally! A Dark Knight Rises teaser trailer!

Bat-nerds such as myself live for days like today. I didn’t want to pay nine bucks to wait in line for the Harry Potter conclusion to see the new teaser trailer for “The Dark Knight Rises” (due out July 20, 2012) on a big screen, so it sure feels good to be able to watch […]

Official Dark Knight Rises Casting News: No Falcone, No Talia!

Turns out the early reports were wrong. All wrong. WB announced the casting of Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard, which we already pretty much knew was coming. The big news is that they will NOT be playing Alberto Falcone and Talia al Ghul, respectively, as has been widely rumored. Here’s the WB press release: BURBANK, […]

Enough With the Robin Rumors

Yes, it’s true that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is rumored to be in talks with Chris Nolan and his Bat-franchise for a role in 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises. Yes, it’s true that no one has any idea at this point what role the Inception actor might play. But NO, I don’t believe for a minute the […]

Calm down – we’ll know the ‘Dark Knight Rises’ villain(s) soon enough

I read a lot of blogs about Batman, and in particular about The Dark Knight Rises, the forthcoming final entry in the Batman film trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan. What I have learned the last few months is that the only thing that is definitive about that film right now is that nothing is really […]