I enjoyed this parody The Dark Knight Rises video more – much more – than I enjoyed the movie. The folks at How It Should Have Ended did an animated cartoon that pokes fun at all the silliness in Christopher Nolan’s last Batman movie. Share: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on [...]

David Cronenberg has made some stunning, disturbing and deeply personal movies, the kind that get under your skin and stick with you long after you’ve seen them. One thing you can be sure of: He doesn’t just do them for the money. Often, they don’t earn much, but they are always worth your time. While Cronenberg was promoting his latest movie, Cosmopolis, a reporter asked him about the trend toward [...]

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After having had supporting roles in The Dark Knight Rises and in Christopher Nolan’s 2010 blockbuster Inception, Joseph Gordon-Levitt seems eager to head his own big action movie. He stars in two action movies that open shortly. In Premium Rush, the modestly budgeted thriller that opens Aug. 24, he plays a bike messenger who is chased across Manhattan by a dirty cop trying to intercept a package. Share: Blog this! [...]

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The Dark Knight Rises retained the top spot in the domestic box office, earning an estimated $36.4 million on its third weekend. The final chapter of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy has now earned a total of $354.6 million domestically, which is $39 million less than The Dark Knight earned at this point in its run. Total Recall came in second with $26 million. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days [...]

This video about a support group for people who don’t like superhero movies is hilarious. I have a feeling that the people who made it have seen more than a few of superhero movies. Share: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Subscribe to the comments on this post [...]

The muted colors, the mournful music, the Terrence Malick-style visuals and narration…Don’t tell me – let me guess. It’s the teaser for a Superman movie! What else could it be? The Zach Snyder-directed Man of Steel is scheduled for release June 14. The movie stars Henry Cavill as Superman and also stars Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Russell Crowe, Diane Lane and Laurence Fishburne. . Share: Blog this! Bookmark [...]

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In my review of The Dark Knight Rises last week, I referred to a certain character’s recovery from a certain debilitating injury as either “miraculous” or “absurd.” That was my polite way of saying Christopher Nolan had dragged Batman so deep into nutty fantasy land that no amount of mood lighting and pretentious talk of serious, topical issues could save it. I was interested to see that a website has [...]

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