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Parting Shot: Bat-Bane Is The Hero Gotham Deserves
Parting Shot: Bat-Bane Is The Hero Gotham Deserves
In one of those "I can't believe none of us thought to do this sooner" moments, one fan of The Dark Knight Rises has merged the masks of Batman and Bane. In an ideal world, Christian Bale would put this on and combine his Dark Knight voice with the dulcet tones of Tom Hardy's Bane, leading to roughly 10 billion "such a lovely, lovely voice" jokes on the internet...
The Dark Knight Rises Even Taller With A 1/4 Scale Hot Toys Figure
The Dark Knight Rises Even Taller With A 1/4 Scale Hot Toys Figure
Hot Toys is usually associated with its famous 1/6 scale figures, which translate the likenesses of famous movie characters (among other subjects) into hyperrealistic toys that stand around a foot or so tall. In some cases, however, HT will go the extra mile (or, in this case, extra 6 inches) and release an even bigger version of its most in-demand characters...
Logic and Symbolism In ‘The Dark Knight Rises’
Logic and Symbolism In ‘The Dark Knight Rises’
Warning: The following contains major spoilers for The Dark Knight Rises. Proceed at your own risk! It probably won't surprise anyone to learn that I liked The Dark Knight Rises quite a bit. I was, after all, part of the team here at ComicsAlliance that wrote somewhere in the neighborhood of 60,000 words about how much I loved Nolan's last Batman film, and I walked out of this one feeling satisfi
Christopher Nolan Preemptively Turns Down Justice League Membership
Christopher Nolan Preemptively Turns Down Justice League Membership
It's no secret that that Warner Bros., like any movie studio, wouldn't mind having something like Marvel's Avengers in its portfolio: A whole family of blockbusters starring individual superheroes that can carry their own sequels, help sell the audience on related movies and unite for a massive team-up of a movie every few years that obliterates box-office records...
The Dark Knight Continues to ‘Rise’ in New TV Ads, Banners, Photos [Video]
The Dark Knight Continues to ‘Rise’ in New TV Ads, Banners, Photos [Video]
Yes, yes, Avengers: You've had your day, being much-beloved and breaking box office records and everything. But this summer superhero movie showdown is only getting started, as Warner Bros. is patiently reminding everyone with two new television spots and a host of still images showcasing Christopher Nolan's final Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises... Read More ...
New ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Photos Shed Light on Costume Details
New ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Photos Shed Light on Costume Details
Courtesy of Entertainment Weekly comes a handful of new images from The Dark Knight Rises, the third and final chapter of writer/director Christopher Nolan's beloved Batman film cycle. Shots include a very nice closeup of Tom Hardy's Bane, revealing all the details about his mask, and a great full-torso photograph of Christian Bale's Batman that also spotlights the many intricacies of his costume.
Too Late, Nolan: First ‘Batman Voice Vs. Bane Voice’ Parody Video Emerges
Too Late, Nolan: First ‘Batman Voice Vs. Bane Voice’ Parody Video Emerges
As we predicted in our early review of The Dark Knight Rises prologue, actor Tom Hardy's heavily affected accent filtered through the mouth-covering mask of Bane has resulted in an immediately distinctive and eminently mockable voice. Reports indicated that director Christopher Nolan was largely satisfied with Bane's speech but that slight modifications were forthcoming...
The Dark Knight Rises: New Batman Photos and Plot Details [Spoilers]
The Dark Knight Rises: New Batman Photos and Plot Details [Spoilers]
UK film magazine Empire has some tantalizing early promo shots from the set of The Dark Knight Rises, the next and final film in writer/director Christopher Nolan's hugely popular Batman cycle. The photographs offer our cleanest looks yet at Batman and Bane as they will appear in the film, whose plot remains largely unknown despite a seemingly ceaseless stream of leaked set photos and mobile phone

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