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Sound and Fury: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Against Theme and Story
Sound and Fury: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Against Theme and Story
Each of Christopher Nolan's Batman films opens with a quiet, singular image forming the unmistakeable bat symbol. They're cinematic palate cleansers before the business of Batman begins in earnest. In Batman Begins, it is a sky full of bats; in The Dark Knight, it is a wall of flames; but the opening image of The Dark Knight Rises is notable for two reasons: the bat symbol appearing from cracking
‘Dark Knight Rises’ Director Christopher Nolan’s Parting Shot to Batman
‘Dark Knight Rises’ Director Christopher Nolan’s Parting Shot to Batman
On sale now from Harry N. Abrams is The Art and Making of the Dark Knight Trilogy, a 300-page hardcover book whose contents should be evident from its title. Written by Jody Duncan Jesser and Janine Pourroy and featuring design by Chip Kidd, the book also contains a touching forward by the trilogy's director, co-writer and co-producer Christopher Nolan in which he bids farewell to the friends, col
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
ComicsAlliance Staff Reactions to ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ [Spoilers]
ComicsAlliance Staff Reactions to ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ [Spoilers]
While a more traditional, multi-part Cinematic Batmanology analysis of The Dark Knight Rises is certainly forthcoming, the majority of ComicsAlliance contributors walked away from the film with thoughts and feelings. The writers were directed to be brief, informal and even irreverent, with the published piece envisioned to comprise a variety of reactions -- love, hate, quibble -- that would offer
‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Director Christopher Nolan Releases Statement on Colorado Shooting
‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Director Christopher Nolan Releases Statement on Colorado Shooting
Last Friday, just after midnight, a masked gunman opened fire in a crowded cinema of moviegoers who'd lined up to see the early morning screening of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, in Aurora, Colorado. More than 70 people were shot or otherwise injured in the attack, with 12 ultimately losing their lives and several still in critical condition...
‘Dark Knight Rises’ IMAX Posters, New Christopher Nolan Photos, Retrospective Video
‘Dark Knight Rises’ IMAX Posters, New Christopher Nolan Photos, Retrospective Video
Anyone familiar with the career of Christopher Nolan is aware of the Dark Knight director's fondness for the ultra high fidelity IMAX film format, in which he shot over one hour of his new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises. As such, attendees of midnight IMAX presentations of the film will be rewarded for their excellent taste with a free, limited edition poster featuring Tom Hardy as Bane, the v
New ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer Isn’t Afraid; It’s Angry (and Funny) [Video]
New ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer Isn’t Afraid; It’s Angry (and Funny) [Video]
Warner Bros. in partnership with Nokia have released a new full-length trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, the third and final Batman film by Christopher Nolan. The clip, which you can see below, features previously released footage along with a number of new shots and dialogue and a thrilling piece of music by Hans Zimmer to create the most exciting -- and indeed, most humorous -- trailer we've se

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