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Batman the Dark Knight

Remembering 'The Dark Knight' 5 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment

Five years ago today, on July 18, 2008, "The Dark Knight" soared to the top of the box office and left behind a rich legacy that's forever embedded in...

Holy Ramadan, Batman! Should A Muslim Nerd Abstain From The Dark Knight Rises?

Turnstyle | Posted 10.02.2012 | Religion

By: Nishat Kurwa When the holy month of Ramadan rolled around this year, writer and comic Aman Ali had a problem. Ramadan requires Muslims to focus ...

David Lohr

Convicting Alleged Batman Shooter Is No 'Slam Dunk' For Prosecutors | David Lohr | Posted 07.25.2012 | Crime

The prosecutor in the case of James Holmes, suspected in the shooting deaths of 12 moviegoers in Colorado, said Monday that the prosecution has an "en...

Batman For Architects

Patrick Myles | Posted 09.22.2012 | Home
Patrick Myles

When DC Comics offered graphic designer Chip Kidd his dream project, he approached it from a totally personal perspective -- marrying his passion for design with his love of comic books. "Batman: Death by Design" was born.

Does Batman Have PTSD?

Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

On the eve of the release of A Dark Knight Rises, I'm going to consider whether Batman has posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the psychiatric disorder that most people may think a likely diagnosis for Batman.

In The Dark Knight, Why Did Batman and Gordon Decide to Blame Batman for Two-Face's Rampage, Rather Than Blame the Joker?

Quora | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Mark Hughes, screenwriter and Forbes blogger It comes down to the theme "you either die a hero, or ...

What Dark Knight Rises and the CFPB's First Anniversary Have in Common

Adam Levin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Batman just wants to do his job of protecting Gotham from crime. And the CFPB wants to do its job of protecting consumers from financial predators. Perhaps as the Dark Knight Rises to defeat the princes of evil, American voters should finally stand up to this army of darkness.

Is Bane the Most Physically Powerful Enemy for Batman?

Quora | Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Laura Michet, computer game writer Probably not. The DC universe doesn't have an official "power ran...

The Dark Knight Can Fly With Batwing Cape, But He's Likely To Splatter The Ground

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.10.2012 | College

The hero Gotham deserves, deserves a bigger cape. That's what four University of Leicester students discovered when they measured the caped crusad...

Christopher Nolan Leaves His Mark On Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment

Christopher Nolan may be saying goodbye to Gotham after the release of his third and final Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises," but he's already left...

Joss Whedon's 'Why Did I Do That?' Moment

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

With "Marvel's The Avengers" already smashing its international box office competition, Joss Whedon's superhero flick is poised to take the top spot h...

Man Freezes Himself Until Release of the Dark Knight Rises

Pablo Andreu | Posted 02.19.2012 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

After watching the official trailer for The Dark Knight Rises earlier today, Larry Hake, 24, asked to be put in a cryogenic state at The University Hospital at Newark.

Christian Bale: I'm Done With Batman

Posted 01.26.2012 | Entertainment

Christian Bale is hanging up his cape. The man who took the Caped Crusader to new heights says that with the epic, multi-continental "Dark Knight R...

Surprising New Batman Movie Details Revealed!

Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment

When we last left Bruce Wayne, he was a debonaire aristocrat in the prime of his life. He had just defeated the Joker, was in prime physical shape and...

Batman Turns Into Spider-Man And 'Strokes' Villains?

Posted 10.29.2011 | Comedy

Sure, when you translate something from one language to another and back again, key elements are bound to be lost. But this one really loses the myth...

Watch 'Hairspray,' Eat From An Urban Farm & Dance At Amoeba

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.04.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend is all about Batman, fetish lamps and veggies from your neighbors' backyard, but not all at the same time. Go get it, LA. FRIDAY What...

10 Top Summer Superheroes Of All Time

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment

What's summer without a Hollywood superhero movie? This year, there was a bumper crop--Thor, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern and Captain America: Th...

Inception Review - brace yourselves to be taken to unimaginable heights

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Inception is the most original, visually stunning and intellectually stimulating film to come across the screen in years.

Matthew Nolan, Brother Of "Dark Knight" Director, Allegedly Plotted Batman-Style Escape From Jail

Chicago Tribune | Steve Schmadeke and Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Inside the spartan federal prison cell where a brother of "The Dark Knight" director Christopher Nolan was being held, officials allegedly found tools...

Praising Caine: The Original "Alfie" Turns 76

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Not only can Michael Caine deliver the acting goods with the right vehicles, but off the set he also exhibits a refreshing common sense about the film business itself.

Note to the Academy: Why So Serious?

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erik Lundegaard

The Dark Knight was a critically acclaimed, monster box office hit with tons of buzz. In terms of domestic, unadjusted dollars, it was the no. 2 movie of all time.

Bizarre Lawsuit: Batman, Turkey vs. Batman, the Movie

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Harut Sassounian

The mayor of Batman, a small city in southeastern Turkey, is planning to sue Christopher Nolan, the director of The Dark Knight, and Warner Brothers studios for royalties.

Batman R.I.P.? I Doubt it.

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Bruce Wayne is part of the formula that makes the Batman franchise successful. Yes, he's had people fill in under the cape and cowl with mixed results, but he was always back in the mantle soon enough.

Give Unto Batman That Which is Batman's

James Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
James Block

As the nation prepares to close out the final chapter of the Bush 43 administration, it might be informative to reconsider the pinnacle of the era's popular culture. Sometimes even a box office smash can tell us things we don't want to hear.

W. is not Batman

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bart Motes

The extreme right has a fetish for justifying their contempt of American institutions via tenuous comparisons to fiction. Most recently, in the Wall S...