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No Girls Allowed? On the Value of *Not* Arbitrarily Inserting Token Love Interests into Male-centric Genre Films

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

By arbitrarily inserting token love interests into movies that neither require them nor benefit from them, you not only insult the actresses involved, but harm your own movie in the process.

Blu Ray Review: The Dark Knight Returns Part I (2012)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Dark Knight Returns Part I delivers exactly what it promises and little more.  It does indeed bring the Frank Miller comic to animated life with as much faithfulness as can be expected.

Colorado Shooting Had Little Effect on The Dark Knight Rises Weekend Box Office

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Dark Knight Rises' performance should be closely monitored in terms of what should be considered the top-tier potential for any and all other comic book adaptations for the near future.

Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) Continues the Curse of Comic Book Threequels

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.18.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Despite a top-flight cast, impeccable production values, and a number of emotional beats that genuinely work, The Dark Knight Rises doesn't stand up to scrutiny and it pales in comparison to what came before.

Is The Amazing Spider-Man the Next Batman Begins or Merely the Next Superman Returns?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I'd argue that Sony may have won the battle with The Amazing Spider-Man (it's not a flop by any means), but they may have lost the war.

HuffPost Review: Inception (2010)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Inception is a visually dazzling, exceedingly intelligent, and possibly ingenious puzzle box. But, for the first time in a Chris Nolan film, I didn't have any real emotional investment in the characters.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Inception

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Is it the thinking person's action-packed blockbuster? Find out, along with the usual recap of weekly news, upcoming events, and home video releases.

Report: Cher As Catwoman, Johnny Depp As Riddler In "Dark Knight" Sequel Talks

The Daily Telegraph | Jessica Salter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The 62-year-old singer and actress is reported to be in talks to play Catwoman opposite Christian Bale in the third Batman film from British director ...