The 5 Best And 5 Worst "I Wanted to Get Caught" Villain Schemes

Villains sure do like to be captured on purpose, don't they? We've seen it again and again as a trope, but it's not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it does show just how brilliant our bad guy is. And sometimes, it shows just how stupid our heroes are. Here are the best — and worst — times a villain got sent to the… » 2/05/15 1:17pm 2/05/15 1:17pm

The Dark Knight version of The Incredibles

I like some of Christopher Nolan's movies more than others. And I like The Dark Knight—although mostly because of Heath Ledger. But, after watching this The Dark Incredibles trailer, I have the feeling that a dark version of Brad Bird's movie would suck. » 8/29/14 1:03pm 8/29/14 1:03pm

Mind-Blowing Lego Tumbler Looks as Detailed As the Real Batmobile

Legendary Lego builder Paweł "Sariel" Kmiec is back with a remote control Technic Tumbler that will have Dark Knight fans begging the company to turn it into a real set. If crime has become an issue in your minifig town, justice has arrived. » 12/04/12 5:20pm 12/04/12 5:20pm

All of Gotham City in 3D (Or Traditional) Online Map Form

The Dark Knight Rises is finally, finally, finally almost here—and while that's great, it also means loads of promotional material. Thankfully, some of it's pretty great, like these Nokia maps of Gotham City. » 7/06/12 9:34am 7/06/12 9:34am

These Dark Knight Brake Light Decals Will Only Summon the Cops

They've been around for at least a year now, and all my research points to obscuring your brake lights as being very illegal. But I don't care. This is the closest my hatchback will ever get to being the batmobile. » 12/20/11 10:00am 12/20/11 10:00am

The Dark Knight iTunes Extras Gets You Blu-ray Extras Without the…

The Dark Knight has been on DVD and Blu-ray for a while now, but it finally just hit iTunes. The best part? The 31 minutes of previously Blu-ray only bonuses can be had anywhere. » 8/04/10 3:40pm 8/04/10 3:40pm

Christopher Nolan May Shoot All of Batman 3 in Non-3D IMAX

Here's a rumor that gets me excited: according to Christopher Nolan's long-time cinematographer Wally Pfister, he really wants to shoot the entirety of the next Batman movie in IMAX. And he hates 3D. » 7/21/10 3:20pm 7/21/10 3:20pm

Own a Batpod From The Dark Knight For a Mere $100,000

Want to own the Batpod, Batman's motorcycle from The Dark Knight? Well, this one-of-a-kind working 1:1 replica of it could be yours for a mere $100,000 or best offer. Warning: you will definitely kill yourself trying to ride it. » 5/19/10 9:20pm 5/19/10 9:20pm

Would You Pay $5 To Upgrade an Old DVD to Blu-ray?

Warner Bros. has an interesting program that they've recently expanded a bit—mail in an old DVD movie along with $5 to swap it for the newer, Blu-ray version. After mulling it over, I think I like the idea. » 5/06/10 8:40pm 5/06/10 8:40pm

I'm Enrolling in Starf Leet Clown College

Here are altered clips from four of the year's biggest movies, made infinitely better by the insane geniuses at Fatal Farm. Oh how I wish all of these movies were all like this. » 8/19/09 5:00pm 8/19/09 5:00pm

Joker Ski Mask Is Creepy In More Ways Than One

It's not quite a Mission Impossible latex replace-a-face, but it'll do for these frigid times. And as with everything related to Ledger's Joker, the gravitas is off the charts. [Amazon via Great White Shark] » 2/05/09 6:00pm 2/05/09 6:00pm

Which Movie Should Win the Oscar For Best Visual Effects

We're not gonna deny it—we love special effects. It ranks right up there with plot and concept as the reason why we go see movies. » 1/22/09 9:40pm 1/22/09 9:40pm

Dark Knight's Chris Nolan Event Shows BD-Live Is Not Quite Ready

Chris Nolan just hosted the live, on-demand substitute for a Dark Knight commentary track last night. So why was I left unsatisfied after squinting at my TV for two and a half hours? » 12/19/08 2:00pm 12/19/08 2:00pm

Dark Knight Batarangs: To Match Those Hockey Pads

As we learned in the opening scene of The Dark Knight, Christian Bale wouldn't like you buying these solid stainless steel batarangs. But you know what? Christian Bale is just an actor, some guy who gets paid millions of bucks when he's on vacation between colonic cleansings. You, on the other hand, despise carrot… » 11/24/08 12:30pm 11/24/08 12:30pm

Dealzmodo: Get Dark Knight, Batman Begins Discs With Denon Blu-ray…

Two free Blu-ray discs with a player can't be a bad deal, particularly when the movies are the Dark Knight » 11/21/08 12:20pm 11/21/08 12:20pm and . It's a Denon special holiday offer from November 23rd through January 10th, and it applies to the DVD-1800BD and DVD-3800BDCI players and the DVD-2500BTCI Blu-ray transport. That DVD-3800 machine is worth…

The Real Stars Of Our Favorite Movies: Gadgets and Cheeseburgers

We love high budget sci fi and action as much as anyone, but who really starred in Iron Man » 10/22/08 11:00am 10/22/08 11:00am? Robert Downey Jr? Sure, he made an appearance. But so did his co-stars Apple, Dell and Burger King. ? Christian Bale peeked his head in, but so did Canon, Nokia and Bang & Olufsen. Antrepo Design Industry has gone through some…

Dark Knight Xbox 360 Available On eBay For $Obscene

The limited edition Dark Knight Xbox 360 » 8/12/08 12:00pm 8/12/08 12:00pm that Mark was willing to end his marriage for is now available on eBay. Bid fast and bid hard, cause they've only created 110 of these and not all of them are going to be scalped. The going price seems to be somewhere around $1200, which is obscene even if it's a version. Even…

How Stuff Works Hosting Detailed Guide To Batman's Tumbler

If you're a fan of the current crop of Batman » 8/08/08 10:00pm 8/08/08 10:00pm movies (you probably are) then you either love or hate the new Batmobile, affectionately known as the Tumbler. If you're in the love camp, then you can now find out everything you'd want to know about the four prop cars they built for the films, including what engine they…

DIY Batman Tumbler Is Nearly Perfect, Built With One Man's Bare Hands

Bob Dullam is a man possessed-by a lot of things, surely, but mainly by the drive to build this absolutely amazing working replica of Batman's current-gen Batmobile, the Tumbler. Our buddies over at Jalopnik have spotted it, and It's got it all-the afterburner, the huge honking double-barrel wheels, the… » 8/05/08 8:20pm 8/05/08 8:20pm

Bat-Logo Projector Key Ring: Recipe For Embarrassing Superhero Call-Outs

You know how dumb you feel when somehow your phone is set off in your pocket, and you leave a 25-minute voicemail message for someone random? Imagine how awkward it'd be to set off this gizmo in your pocket, only to have the Dark Knight himself rock up in the Batmobile, ready to fight danger at your call. "Oh...… » 7/28/08 10:20am 7/28/08 10:20am