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New 'Zorro' Flick May Take Cues From 'Dark Knight'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment

Sony Pictures has reportedly signed screenwriter and playwright Chris Boal to pen the script for its reboot of the "Zorro" franchise, and it looks lik...

Modern Myths in Movies and What's Missing

Clarence Haynes | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Clarence Haynes

The current trend of superhero/fantasy/sci-fi films can be seen as a form of modern mythology -- grand out-of-the-ordinary tales inspired by human experience like lore of old, with this newer crop of stories heavily influenced by big entertainment corporate interests.

"Man of Steel" Reviews Hosted by Batman (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.17.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Man of Steel" had the biggest June opening in movie history this weekend, bringing in $125.1 million this weekend. Watch as Batman takes to the stree...

Movie Review: Man of Steel

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Zack Snyder widens his view as a director with Man of Steel, taking a proclivity for creating startling images in the service of storytelling and using it to enlarge and expand the action.

YouTube's Best Parodies of Oscars 2013 Best Picture Nominees (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

For your pre-Oscars 2013 enjoyment, What's Trending gathered YouTube's most popular parodies of the films nominated for Best Picture at this Year's Academy Awards.

If 'Dark Knight' Were A Teen Movie... (VIDEO)

Posted 11.19.2012 | Teen

"Dark Knight" fans: this may just be the greatest thing you will see all day. Using a mashup of clips from "10 Things I Hate About You," "Velvet Goldm...

When You Can Own 'Dark Knight Rises'

EW.com | Posted 09.27.2012 | Entertainment

Holy smokes, Batman. The rumors, speculation and general chit-chat can be put to rest. Christopher Nolan’s Batman epic The Dark Knight Rises will...

First Lady Visits Aurora Shooting Victims

AP | Posted 08.11.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- First lady Michelle Obama has met with some of the victims wounded during last months' massacre at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater an...

NRA Made Questionable Appeal After Colorado Shooting

Bloomberg | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Three days after a gunman calling himself the Joker from the Batman series shot dead 12 people in a suburban Denver movie theater, the National Rifle ...

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

Turnstyle | Posted 10.02.2012 | Religion
Turnstyle

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 ...

WATCH: How They Made Him Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment

Harvey Dent's transformation into Two-Face sends the gloomy vibe of "Dark Knight" into hyperdrive, plunging the film into a deeper level of despair. O...

The Aurora Shootings and the Mean World Syndrome

David Ropeik | Posted 09.24.2012 | Crime
David Ropeik

Does violence in media lead to violence in the real world? If we think the world is a 'mean' and violent and unsafe place, the kind of world we see again and again in both the news and so much entertainment media, we live our lives accordingly.

Police Chief Details 'Mind-Boggling' State Of Shooter's Apartment

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.21.2012 | Denver

Law enforcement officials described the "mind-boggling" scene inside James Holmes' Colorado apartment during a press conference Saturday afternoon. ...

In Solidarity, Hollywood Puts Box Office Numbers On Mute

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.20.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the Colorado shooting during a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," Hollywood studios banded together to withhol...

The Dark Mythopoetics of Christopher Nolan's Rising and Setting Knight

G. Roger Denson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment
G. Roger Denson

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'Dark Knight' Shooting Shows How Quickly Pop Culture Celebrations Can Turn Against Us

Eric Deggans | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Eric Deggans

I hope we find a way to pay tribute to the victims and condemn their murderer without turning away from the film he used to turn our pop culture celebration against us.

Tragedy In A Theater

www.newyorker.com | Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

Talk of a masked gunman will have instantly reminded anyone who has watched trailers of “The Dark Knight Rises,” or who saw its predecessor, “Th...

Zach Carter

Democratic Senator Mocked For Batman Appearance

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of progressive Internet freedom activists have created a website mocking the Batman movie appearances of Senate Judiciary Commit...

WATCH: Pros And Cons Of A New Batman Movie

Posted 09.17.2012 | Comedy

If you're not quite convinced that you need to see the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," when it hits theaters this Friday, maybe you need so...

PHOTOS: Anne Hathaway Show Off Front AND Back In Sexy Dress For 'Dark Knight Rises' Premiere

Posted 07.17.2012 | Style

Anne Hathaway has adjusted well to her new pixie cut, working with the shorter hairstyle by wearing '60s shift dresses and androgynous pant suits. But...

WATCH: Bruce Wayne Goes For A Checkup

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment

There have been an amazing number of trailers and TV spots for "The Dark Knight Rises," and the latest finds Bruce Wayne at the doctor's office. Here'...

Fake Batman To Fight Real Crime

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 03.11.2012 | Weird News

Batman does a good job of protecting Gotham City in the comics, so why can't he do the job in real life? You probably have a different answer to th...

Future of Film: The Real Culture Wars or Hollywood Vs. Silicon Valley

Tribeca | Posted 06.18.2012 | Media
Tribeca

The most important difference between the movie and technology industries lies in each community's very raison d'etre -- movies are rooted in art and personality and technology is driven by increasing the efficiency of transactions.

WATCH: WTF Is He Trying To Say?

Posted 01.05.2012 | Comedy

When the prologue to the "Dark Knight Rises" began running before select showings of "Mission: Impossible," audiences were thrilled. But like all true...

Leonardo Da Vinci, TV Superhero

ARTINFO | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

In his biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the Oxford scholar Martin Kemp points out that the artist -- today considered a paragon of productivity -- was ...