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Retro Rental: Need a Laugh? We Prescribe 'What's Up, Doc?'

by James Rocchi July 26, 2012 @ 12:08 PM
Warner Bros.
I'm lucky. I'm lucky I get to write this, and I'm lucky you chose to read it. You like movies, and these have been a rough couple days for anyone who likes movies, because it's been a rough couple days for everyone. Last week, I filed a column about how 'The Dark Knight Rises,' with its big action and urban politics, wouldn't make a bad double bill with 'The Battle of Algiers.' And waking up Friday to the news, I didn't much care about that article or any article about Batman. I doubt you did either.

Does 'The Dark Knight Rises' Deserve an Oscar?

by Britt Hayes July 25, 2012 @ 12:52 PM
Warner Bros.
'The Dark Knight Rises' heralds the end of the summer film season as we leave the big blockbusters behind and look forward to the serious awards contenders of the fall and winter. But is Christopher Nolan's conclusion to the trilogy worthy of an Oscar, or are we taking our wishful thinking a little too seriously?

Christian Bale Visits the Victims of the 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting in Aurora

by George Roush July 24, 2012 @ 6:44 PM
Denver Post
As victims of last weekend's horrible shooting tragedy in Aurora, Co. try and recover from their terrifying experience, one actor has taken it upon himself to visit those currently receiving care at a local Denver hospital. Christian Bale flew out to Denver to visit those affected by the shocking shooting that occurred just a few days ago.

Why Is It So Hard to Make a Good Female Superhero Movie?

by Britt Hayes July 24, 2012 @ 4:02 PM
Marvel Studios/Warner Bros.
The last several years have blessed us with plenty of superhero films, ranging from Marvel flicks like 'Iron Man' and 'Captain America' -- which led us to the ultimate superhero ensemble flick this summer with 'The Avengers' -- to the final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, 'The Dark Knight Rises.' But men are the focus of each and every one of these superhero films -- when do the female superheroes get their time?

Read Christopher Nolan's Goodbye Letter to the 'Dark Knight' Franchise

by Mike Sampson July 24, 2012 @ 8:11 AM
Warner Bros.
Director Christopher Nolan is done with the 'Dark Knight' franchise - this he has said many times. And while it might seem hard for fans to believe that he is really done, Nolan wrote a goodbye letter in the foreward to the upcoming book 'The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy' that should serve as his definitive last word on Batman.

'The Dark Knight Rises' Shooting Tragedy to Get a Donation From Warner Bros.

by George Roush July 23, 2012 @ 10:00 PM
Karl Gehring, Denver Post
Everyone has heard about the tragedy that struck moviegoers last weekend when a crazed maniac unloaded his weapons onto innocent civilians watching a midnight showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises,' killing 12 and injuring 58 others. Now Warner bros. hopes to help ease the pain and suffering by donating to those affected by the tragedy.