Los Angeles: Bat-fan and comic-book historian Arlen Schumer is worried. He fears the mass shooting at a midnight screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' in Aurora, Colorado, will forever be associated with the legend of Batman.
"After mourning and feeling sympathy for the families, taking a step back as a Batman fan and historian, I'm concerned that this will taint what I consider to be an American treasure of not only popular culture but of mythology," he says. "I don't want it to be the second line of the Wikipedia entry, like Watergate is to Nixon."
The role that Batman fiction might have played in motivating alleged attacker James Holmes in the theatre shooting remains unclear nearly a week after the massacre that killed 12 and injured 58. Although investigators reportedly found a Batman mask inside Holmes' booby-trapped apartment, any connection to the storied comic character could be simple coincidence.
Or it could be a chilling aspect of the murderous plot....more
02:53 PM, Jul 27, 2012
New Delhi: 'The Dark Knight Rises', the final part of his Batman trilogy, is the biggest story he has told so far, says maverick Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan, known for his intriguing films 'Inception' and 'Insomnia'. "It's the biggest story I've told and I'm very excited about it. It's got an enormous amount of things in it that I'm very passionate about it. So, at the moment I'm just really...
03:52 PM, Jul 11, 2012
Beverly Hills: Now that Christopher Nolan is done with his epic Batman trilogy, the filmmaker has quashed speculation that he might be involved in a 'Justice League' movie featuring the Dark Knight. Writer-director Nolan said his take on Batman wraps up with The Dark Knight Rises, his third and final film centered on the DC Comics superhero. In an interview over the weekend to promote the finale, Nolan said he...
03:51 PM, Jul 09, 2012