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The Dark Knight

"Dark Knight" To Become Biggest Grossing Movie Ever?

Deadline Daily Hollywood | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There are even whispers starting whether Dark Knight can beat the incredible worldwide numbers posted by the all-time $1.8 billion benchmark of Titani...

Harvey Weinstein Blogs! (Now Stop Seeing Those Superhero Movies)

Portfolio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There have been a number of recent articles accusing me of not focusing on films like I did when I was running Miramax. It's simply not the case. Dur...

Christian Bale Breaks Silence: "It's A Deeply Personal Matter"

AP | HAROLD HECKLE and PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BARCELONA, Spain — Batman star Christian Bale asked for privacy Thursday in his first comments since allegations he assaulted his mother and sis...

Christian Bale All Smiles In Spain

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BARCELONA, Spain — Christian Bale swept into Barcelona on Wednesday night to attend a glittering Spanish premiere of "The Dark Knight," appearin...

Why You Can't Admit You Hated The Dark Knight

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Redmond Satran

Is Maggie Gyllenhaal supposed to be the character that Katie Holmes was in the last movie? If Batman's so powerful, doesn't he notice she's a different person? And why, whenever I hear Heath Ledger's voice, do I think of Carol Burnett?

Christian Bale: Everyone Has "A Dark Side," Batsuit Stirred Thoughts Of "Great Violence"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In a radio interview with NPR, Batman Christian Bale talked about the violence felt inside the batsuit and said on London's red carpet that everyone h...

Batman & Robin (1997): Why George Clooney is the Worst Batman

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erik Lundegaard

Joel Schumacher's Batman & Robin pulls off a neat trick: it turns Batman into a joke without being funny at all.

Batman's 'Dark Knight' Reflects Cheney Policy

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The thought of Vice President Dick Cheney in a form-fitting bat costume might be too much for most people to bear. But the concepts of security and da...

Maggie Gyllenhaal V. Gwyneth Paltrow: A Jumpsuit Fashion Faceoff (POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

All hail the return of the jumpsuit! On April 30, Gwyneth Paltrow wore a fitted navy blue Stella McCartney jumpsuit with buttons on the front, wide le...

"The Dark Knight" Sets Single-Day Box Office Record

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Batman's joust with the Joker has set another box office record. Stoked by fan fever over the manic performance of the late Heath ...

Heath Ledger's Tragic Overdose Death And What Can be Done To Prevent Others

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Newman

There is nothing we can do to bring back the life of Heath Ledger. But we can learn from the tragedy and pass compassionate and sensible legislation to save thousands of others like him.

Dark Knight, Bright Extinguished Star

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

No Batman film would tick without a villain, and in the best personification of any comic villain Heath Ledger takes the prize (and most likely an Oscar). Not because he's dead -- because he's that good.

Batmania: "The Dark Knight" Sells Out Hundreds Of Screenings Already

AP | MEGAN K. SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — If you haven't already, you might want to pick up the Batphone and order your tickets for "The Dark Knight." Advance sales are throu...

The Joker Scores

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

The heart of the, at times, sublime The Dark Knight is Ledger's Joker -- who shows us the world is a place of two faces, of darkness and light, of organization and chaos.

Heath Ledger Cannot Hear You Clap

Daniel Holloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Holloway

So no, I don't like the fact that Heath Ledger is dead, but I'm not going to clap when I see his name on a movie screen. Why? Because neither Heath Ledger nor the people who actually cared about him can hear me.

Superheroes and Statesmanship

Dan Glickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Glickman

Battered and bruised as our national image may be at the moment, we remain a country of ideals and bold aspirations. With movies and with democracy, we choose our stories.

Heath Ledger Costars Reminisce At Premiere, Family Attends

People | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Heath Ledger's family attended Monday's The Dark Knight premiere in New York, where the late actor's father left the theater giving a thumbs-up sign. ...

"The Dark Knight" Movie Reviews: Looks Great, No Joke!

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

**UPDATED 7/18** After an intensive marketing campaign that's been active for more than a year, The Dark Knight opens today to rave reviews, sold out...

The End of the Heath Ledger Story

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

If in fact Dark Knight didn't want to make a show out of Heath Ledger's passing then it was probably not the canniest move to alert Oscar-watchers of his performance.

"The Dark Knight" Already Selling Out Theaters A Week Before Release Date

New York Times | Michael Cieply | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"The Dark Knight" just spilled over into early morning. In a frenzy, fans have bought so many late-night tickets for the July 18 opening of the next ...

Heath Ledger Honored In "Dark Knight" Credits, Sparks Oscar Talk

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Heath Ledger is getting a fond tribute from his collaborators on "The Dark Knight." The end credits of the "Batman Begins" sequel incl...

Christian Bale Opens Up About Heath Ledger As The Joker: "Intense" But "Mellow"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Batman" himself Christian Bale graces the cover of Details and sat for a lengthy interview. Inside, he talks about his "The Dark Knight" costar Heath...

Batman's Other Villain: Talking To Aaron Eckhart

LA Times | Geoff Boucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

THE trailers for "The Dark Knight" have shown quite a bit of Heath Ledger's scabbier, surlier reinvention of the Joker (think of Malcolm McDowell's th...

Ledger's Joker Makes Dramatic Entrance As "Batman: The Dark Knight" Is Unveiled

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LAS VEGAS — This time out, there's no vat of chemicals to explain how Batman's greatest enemy came to be the twisted sociopath known as the Joke...

Batman's Burden: A Director Confronts Darkness And Death

NY Times | DAVID M. HALBFINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Christopher Nolan, the director of "The Dark Knight" -- the follow-up to his 2005 franchise reboot, "Batman Begins" -- is unperturbed by the rain, but...