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The Dark Knight

Comic legend Frank Miller on how to make the perfect Batman movie
Oct 31, 2016

As the guy who wrote The Dark Knight Returns, comic writer Frank Miller has a fairly strong grasp on what makes Bruce Wayne’s alter ego tick. So what would he want to see from a Batman film?

Christian Bale didn't think he 'nailed' Batman in the Dark Knight trilogy
Mar 4, 2016

Even an actor as acclaimed and intense as Christian Bale doesn't always think that highly of his own work, it seems.

New video essay explores aborted video game for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight
Feb 4, 2016

Here's the sad but true story of why Nolan's The Dark Knight never got a major video game release.

Frank Miller confirms plans to return for The Dark Knight IV
Nov 18, 2015

The final chapter in Frank Miller’s Dark Knight saga isn’t looking so final these days.

Look inside the eerie diary Heath Ledger kept while playing The Joker
Aug 10, 2015

A German documentary has revealed a tantalizing glimpse of a journal that the late Heath Ledger kept while making The Dark Knight.

8 great sci-fi movie car chases guaranteed to get your pulse racing
Jul 4, 2015

The crime thriller Drive (which opens today) manages to overcome its lackluster direction and acting to deliver some outstanding, pulse-pounding car chases—and those...

See the Joker (and only the Joker) in 10-min Dark Knight supercut
Jul 4, 2015

There are lots of things to love about Christopher Nolan's second Bat-film, The Dark Knight, but high on that list—way up near the top—is Heath Ledger's interpretation of the Clown Prince of Crime. If you just want to swim in his performance, here's every line of Joker dialogue ... and nothing but.

17 great quotes from Roger Ebert reviews of classic sci-fi movies
Jun 25, 2015

As the legendary film critic celebrates his 70th birthday today, we're going to celebrate the intelligence and depth with which he wrote about some of film's most enduring works of fantastic cinema.

The Dark Knight meets Grey in hilarious Fifty Shades of Wayne mash-up
Mar 3, 2015

Though box office take took a dive after the opening week, R-Rated sexy flick Fifty Shades of Grey has proven to a major hit. But what if it had a superhero twist?

Margot Robbie confirms Suicide Squad will be more Dark Knight than Avengers
Feb 27, 2015

If you'd been wondering what kind of comic book movie David Ayer would be going for with Suicide Squad, wonder no more.

Image of the Day: The crude, clay model that inspired Nolan's Batmobile Tumbler
Jan 29, 2015

One of the coolest things about Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy was his unique spin on the Batmobile. Well, here’s the clay lump that started it all.

Unused sets reveal a meta-Batman merch store cut from 1992's Batman Returns
Dec 1, 2014

During development for Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, the director apparently made a mild change to the script that left this awesome Batman store on the cutting-room floor.

Author of The Prestige slams Christopher Nolan's Batman films
Dec 1, 2014

The writer whose novel, The Prestige, was brought to the screen by Christopher Nolan does not have kind words about a lot of the director's other movies.