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?
The Dark Knight Rises
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.
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.
Is Bane a stand-in for Occupy Wall Street? Does Bruce Wayne fight for an oligarchical status quo? Is Gotham meant as an allegory for reign-of-terror France?
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A 'Dark Knight' reboot? A 'Dark Knight' sequel? 'Dark Knight' spinoffs or prequels? Though Christopher Nolan has said he's done with the 'Dark Knight' franchise, Warner Bros. has expressed a strong interest in keeping the character going. We take a look at how Warner Bros. will take Batman beyond 'The Dark Knight Rises.'
(Major spoilers for 'The Dark Knight Rises' ahead.)
'The Dark Knight Rises,' the final installment in the Christopher Nolan/Christian Bale Batman trilogy, took in a whopping $160 million over the weekend. (This despite news that the tragic movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado would affect the box office tally.)
Watching the movie, you were probably wondering how much millionaire Bruce Wayne pays for his wonderful toys like his flying Bat plane and his flashy light-gun thing. Well, thanks to this handy infographic, you can now find out how much it would really cost to become Batman.
Amidst all the hype and excitement over 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which premiered in theaters Friday, there are some fans out there following the example left by those Twi-hards who showed up at the screening of the first 'Breaking Dawn' movie wearing capes and fake vamp fangs. Although, the Batman crowd is a bit different.