The Dark Knight Rises

  • From a young model to a ruthless killer: How Tom Hardy became Bane in 'The Dark Knight Rises' 6 days ago

    We were all enthralled by Hollywood actor Tom Hardy's performance in Christopher Nolan's 2012 Batman film, 'The Dark Knight Rises'. But it wasn't easy portraying the dark, brooding ruthless killer. Hardy has evolved as an actor, and the following compilation is a testimony for that. ...
  • 'Days of Future Past': How to make a superhero movie from an acclaimed comic book storyline May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: X-Men, the movie franchise, goes from strength to strength. After the first movie of 2000, which was the milestone that signaled the beginning of the current superhero movie craze, the two sequels did well but were artistically disappointing, in particular 'The Last Stand' (2006). This was followed by...
  • Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' inspired by the movies he watched as a child March 27, 2014

    Las Vegas: It's tough to get writer-director Christopher Nolan to divulge details about the plot of his upcoming sci-fi movie 'Interstellar'. "We're right in the thick of the first cut of the film," he said on stage during a question and answer session at the annual movie-theater convention CinemaCon in Las...
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt is not a part of 'Man of Steel' sequel October 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who played police officer John Blake in 'The Dark Knight Rises', says he won't be a part of the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel. The sequel, starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, will see Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen. "I...
  • Colorado: Judge enters not guilty plea for gunman March 13, 2013

    Centennial: A bearded and bushy-haired James Holmes sat quietly as a packed courtroom waited Tuesday for a plea that could help shed light on a deadly shooting rampage he is accused of going on in a crowded Colorado movie theater last summer. Instead, his lawyers told the judge they weren't ready...
  • Friday Release: 'Gangster Squad', a period drama January 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Gangster Squad' director Ruben Fleischer was stepping out of the shower on the night of July 20 last year when he received a chilling phone call from a studio executive at Warner Bros. There had been a deadly shooting at a midnight screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises'...
  • Anne Hathaway misses her Catwoman role December 6, 2012

    London: Anne Hathaway says she gets emotional whenever she talks about her role in 'The Dark Knight Rises' and would love to play the role again. The 30-year-old plays the role of Selina Kyle, the Catwoman in the movie, reported Daily Star. "I would love a spin-off. Actually, it's so embarrassing,...
  • Superheroes, Bond, hobbits vie for effects Oscar November 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: James Bond, Snow White and a whole lot of hobbits and superheroes are in the running for the visual-effects prize at the Academy Awards. The superhero blockbusters 'The Avengers', 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' are among 10 films that made the cut for visual-effects nominations for...
  • 'Avengers', Adam Levine lead People's Choice nominations November 16, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' led the movie nominations for the annual People's Choice Awards on Thursday in a field packed with action films, while Maroon 5 and frontman Adam Levine won six nods in music and television categories. Justin Bieber, Channing Tatum - People magazine's latest sexiest man alive - and...
  • Movies suffer worst box-office slump in a decade September 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: The North American box office hit a slump at the weekend, with top earner The Possession taking in less than $10 million and what could be the gloomiest overall haul since the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington. With only a couple of...
  • Mindblowing scenes from Christopher Nolan films July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: British-American director, screenwriter and producer Christopher Nolan turns 42 years old today, July 30. While we can't match up to the birthday gift fate has presented him with: The Dark Knight Rises retains its #1 spot earning $289.1 million in the first 10 days, according to edition.cnn.com, we...
  • 'The Dark Knight Rises' tops US box office July 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises' earned $64.1 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters during its second weekend, topping box office charts in a sluggish overall market facing Olympic television coverage and the impact of the Colorado shooting. The finale in director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy starring Christian Bale...
  • US police thwart 'Batman' shooting repeat July 28, 2012

    Maryland: Maryland police thwarted a "violent episode" by a man who called himself a "joker" in an apparent reference to last week's Colorado movie theater massacre and threatened to use an arsenal of firearms against his former co-workers, police said on Friday. The announcement by Prince George's County Police came a...
  • 'Batman' shooting suspect was seeing psychiatrist July 28, 2012

    Denver: The former graduate student accused in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting was being treated by a psychiatrist at the university where he studied, the first indication that he may have sought help before the rampage that killed 12 people and wounded 58. Attorneys for James Holmes, 24, made the...
  • Massacre casts ugly scar on Batman mythology July 27, 2012

    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...
  • Christian Bale visits Aurora shooting victims July 25, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'Batman' star Christian Bale met survivors of the Colorado cinema shooting and thanked medical staff and police officers who responded to the attack that killed 12 people and injured 58 others. Bale visited the makeshift memorial of the victims near the cinema that was showing 'The Dark Knight Rises'...
  • Anne Hathaway eyes Catwoman spin-off July 25, 2012

    London: Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway says she is very much interested in reprising her role as Catwoman after 'The Dark Knight Rises' director Christopher Nolan tipped her for a spin-off movie. The 41-year-old filmmaker recently said that she deserves a solo movie after putting in an incredible performance as the slinky...
  • Batman had to come back, says Christopher Nolan July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite ‘not so favourable’ reviews, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has done well at the box office. Said to be the epic conclusion of the Batman franchise, the film is the third and the last film of the series after ‘Batman Begins’ and ‘The Dark Knight’. The director of...
  • 'Dark Knight' studio to donate to shooting victims July 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros, the studio behind 'The Dark Knight Rises', are donating a 'substantial' amount of money to help victims of the Colorado shooting. Collecting a whopping USD 160.9 million on the film's debut weekend in North America alone, the Hollywood studio is giving back to the Aurora community following...
  • In 3 days, 'Dark Knight' earns Rs 17 crore in India July 24, 2012

    Mumbai: 'The Dark Knight Rises' was easily one of the most eagerly awaited Hollywood films this year. But incidentally, while the film did manage to make money over the weekend, the audience seems to have been disappointed with the finale. This week’s Bollywood releases, 'Picture Abhi Baki Hai', 'Chalo Driver' and...
  • Colorado shooting: Batman hates guns, doesn't he? July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: At one point in the film 'The Dark Knight Rises', Christian Bale as Batman, stops Catwoman Anne Hathaway from using a gun on one of Bane's men. What ensues is deadly hand-to-hand combat, one of many such sequences in the film. Batman says he does not approve of...
  • 'The Dark Knight Rises' reportedly earns $160 mn July 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'The Dark Knight Rises' was on track to earn $160 million, which would be a record for 2D films, over the weekend following a mass shooting at a Colorado screening of the Batman film. Citing box office insiders, The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times, New York Times and other...
  • 'Batman' movie shooting: Obama meets victims' families July 23, 2012

    US President Barack Obama met the survivors and the families of the victims of the Friday's shooting rampage during the screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' in Colorado. ...
  • Batman mask found from shooting suspect home July 23, 2012

    Aurora: University of Colorado officials were looking on Sunday into whether James Holmes used his position in a graduate program to collect hazardous materials, but school officials weren't saying whether they knew the suspect in a movie theater massacre was anything more than a hard-working student. Law enforcement officials also revealed...
  • 'Batman' shooting: Obama meets victims' families July 23, 2012

    Aurora: Despair all around him, President Barack Obama on Sunday offered hugs, tears and the nation's sympathy to survivors of the Colorado shooting rampage and to families whose loved ones were shot dead. He looked for hope in the heartbreak, insisting a brighter day will come for the grieving and...
  • Theaters increase security after Aurora shooting July 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Director Christopher Nolan remarked ahead of 'The Dark Knight Rises' debut that his villain is so fearsome that at times he's as hateful as someone carrying out such misdeeds for real. Nolan's grand spectacle of violence and mayhem has been put into perspective for what it really is -...
  • Makers cancel more 'Dark Knight' world premieres July 22, 2012

    Mexico City: Warner Bros. Pictures says it has canceled appearances by the cast and filmmakers of the movie 'The Dark Knight Rises' in Mexico and Japan after a shooter killed 12 people and injured at least 50 Friday in a Colorado theater during a midnight premiere of the newest Batman...
  • Dark Knight Rises: US shooting hampers business July 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hollywood studios will not release box-offices figures on Sunday after the fatal gun rampage at a midnight showing for the Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which made less money than some industry insiders projected. The film grossed $74 million on Friday in the United States and Canada and...
  • Obama to visit victims of 'Batman' movie shooting July 22, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will travel to Aurora city in Colorado state to meet the families of victims of Friday's shooting incident where a man gunned down 12 people during the screening of the latest Batman movie, the White House said. The President will meet wounded survivors and bereaved families...
  • 'Batman shooting suspect had planned the attack' July 22, 2012

    Aurora: The shooting suspect who went on a deadly rampage inside a Colorado theater planned the attack with "calculation and deliberation," police said on Saturday, receiving deliveries for months which authorities believe armed him for battle and were used to rig his apartment with dozens of bombs. Authorities on Saturday removed...