The Dark Knight

  • Photos: What does Batman do behind the scenes? 120 unseen pictures from the making of The Dark Knight Trilogy 5 days ago

    If you're a huge Batman fan and cannot stop praising Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy, you must not miss these photos. A Reddit user 'Join_You_In_The_Sun' shared a series of 120 photos that capture the behind-the-scene action from the sets of the movies. The vast technical and stunt equipment reveal...
  • From a young model to a ruthless killer: How Tom Hardy became Bane in 'The Dark Knight Rises' August 21, 2014

    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. ...
  • When 'CID' featured an Indian version of Heath Ledger's Joker August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It is true, after all. When the social media started buzzing with photos and memes about the Indian version of The Joker, many brushed it off as something random. But it turns out that the character, which was made immortal by Heath Ledger in the 2008 Batman flick, 'The...
  • 'Days of Future Past': How to make a superhero movie from an acclaimed comic book storyline May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: XMen, 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...
  • Batman turns 75: Here are his best stories, handpicked for you April 11, 2014

    There have been thousands of Batman stories published in the last 75 years. To make your work easier for you, we recommend the best storylines. Year One. Arguably the greatest comic book story ever written, this is Frank Miller's re-imagination of how Bruce Wayne became the Bat. If you've seen the...
  • Batman nemesis: The good, the bad and the creepy April 11, 2014

    The Joker: No list is complete, or even begins, without him. The first great Bat-villain, and arguably the greatest comic book villain ever (Lex Luthor and Magneto fans, please stay your fists). Poison Ivy: Pamela Islay is an immortal femme fatale, and has had many love-hate run-ins with the Bat. Ra'as al-Ghul:...
  • Batman turns 75: From grim personal story to sinister villains - what is the secret of The Dark Knight's popularity? April 11, 2014

    Delhi: So Batman has entered his 75th year. For a creature born out of acute childhood trauma, nostalgia does not come easily, and we suspect Mr Wayne would take reminiscence as a kind of weakness, but we are not caped crusaders ourselves, so we can afford to look back on...
  • 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...
  • Johnny Depp looking to settle down with fiancé Amber Heard; thinking of an early retirement March 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp recently turned 50 and says that he doesn't see himself continuing acting in the future. Depp's next film is 'Transcendence' and he will be seen playing Dr Will Caster, a scientist, in the field of Artificial Intelligence in the sci-fi movie which is Wally Pfister's first...
  • Joseph GordonLevitt is not a part of 'Man of Steel' sequel October 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Joseph GordonLevitt, 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 30yearold plays the role of Selina Kyle, the Catwoman in the movie, reported Daily Star. "I would love a spinoff. 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 visualeffects prize at the Academy Awards. The superhero blockbusters 'The Avengers', 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Amazing SpiderMan' are among 10 films that made the cut for visualeffects 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 boxoffice 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: BritishAmerican 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 coworkers, 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: Batfan and comicbook 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 spinoff 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 spinoff movie. The 41yearold 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 weeks 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 handtohand combat, one of many such sequences in the film. Batman says he does not approve of...
  • Christian Bale horrified by Colorado shooting July 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actor Christian Bale, who plays Batman in 'The Dark Knight Rises', expressed horror and grief for the victims of Friday's shooting spree that left 12 dead in a Colorado theater at a midnight showing of his new movie. "Words cannot express the horror that I feel," he said in...
  • 'Dark Knight Rises' ends Batman series for Warner July 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: Forecasts for opening weekend ticket sales were thrown into doubt after a shooting in Colorado on Friday at a midnight screening of the film. Twelve people were killed. Warner Bros. said in a statement that the studio was "deeply saddened" by the incident and extended sympathy to the families...
  • '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...