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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 […]

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 […]

Cat’s Out of the Bag

The official press release issued by Warner Bros. about casting for 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises, noted that Anne Hathaway would portray “Selina Kyle.” Not Catwoman, mind you, but Selina Kyle. This, of course, led all the over-analyzers to wonder if perhaps director Christopher Nolan would simply tease us, and perhaps (horrors!) not show us […]

Two ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Characters Revealed

See? We told you it wouldn’t be much longer before WB released info on castings for The Dark Knight Rises. In a press release today, Warner announced that Tom Hardy (who was actually cast in late 2010) will play Bane, and Anne Hathaway will play Selina Kyle/Catwoman. Bane is the heavily-muscled baddie who broke Batman’s […]