This Is Not The Dark Knight, But It's Damn Close

Following up my review for the Hot Toys Avengers Hawkeye figure, I was surprised to find my order of the Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece The Dark Knight Rises 1/6th scale figure Batman arrive in the mail. Granted it was one month late, but the Hong Kong collectible company is both notoriously and understandably late in… » 11/22/12 6:00pm 11/22/12 6:00pm

Five Spoiler-Heavy Reasons The Dark Knight Rises Fell Flat

As I exited the theater early Friday morning after a midnight showing of the third and final film in Christopher Nolan's acclaimed Batman trilogy, the air was filled with excited chatter. "I didn't see that coming!" "I knew it all along!" "I want to see it again!" The crowd seemed quite pleased. I wasn't feeling it. » 7/25/12 11:00am 7/25/12 11:00am

Spot the Comics References in the The Dark Knight Rises’ Newest Trailer

If you know your Bat-continuity, then the latest trailer for The Dark Knight Rises » 6/19/12 3:00pm 6/19/12 3:00pm appears to be chock full of nods to various Dark Knight storylines over the years. There's an apparent earthquake and a scene where Gotham gets cut off from the rest of the world. Those moments along with rioting in streets hint at…

I Want a Prometheus Video Game. Does That Make Me Crazy?

Absolutely stunning movie trailers for The Dark Knight Rises and Prometheus exploded all over the web in the last 24 hours. A few weeks ago, it was the promo clips for Looper that got everybody buzzing. Like lots of other folks, I eagerly watched all those teasers over and over again. And I can't stop thinking about… » 5/01/12 11:45am 5/01/12 11:45am

Bruce Wayne on Drugs: One of the Best Batman Stories Ever

It sounds like a joke at first: What if Batman got addicted to drugs? But legendary Batman writer Denny O'Neil took a laughable premise and turned it into one of the best character portraits the Cape Crusader's ever seen.

Batman: Venom » 4/24/12 3:00pm 4/24/12 3:00pm shows off everything that makes Denny O'Neil one of my favorite writers. His…