Three years ago, Superman got his own Christopher Nolan-influenced movie reboot, full of brooding portents and Kryptonian politics. Man of Steel was a pretty good movie, albeit one with serious flaws. Now the sequel is out, and it deals with a lot of the same ideas and themes. And fumbles them completely.
Film editor Miguel Branco has gone and taken most of the films adapted from DC Comic properties, and it makes them all look pretty good together, even if they’re not part of the same cinematic universe.
These days, creators struggle to keep the details of their upcoming movies and TV shows from leaking on the internet, so they can preserve their big surprises. And this leads to some pretty feeble attempts at misdirection, with cast and crew vehemently denying what everybody already knows. Sometimes, it works.…
Just last month it was announced that Bane will be appearing in the Batman 66 comic book—see image above with art by Michael Allred. But what if Bane had actually appeared in the TV show? Will Brooker, the Batman expert and author of Batman Unmasked, imagines if Orson Welles had played Bane in 1966.
Artist Jeff Victor has compiled an illustrated evolution of the favorite Batman character Catwoman. Look at all the adorable versions Selina Kyle and how she has transformed over the years.
Nobody explains things better than Morgan Freeman. No matter how nonsensical, crazy or profound, everything sounds better when he explains it. We only use 10 percent of our brains? Sure. A mystical prophecy? Makes sense. But just to prove it, here are nearly 40 clips of Freeman explaining stuff.
Decided yesterday in the 7th Circuit: Users can tell the difference between The Dark Knight Rises fake "clean slate" program — which can delete every reference to you on every computer, everywhere — and a real program which restores default settings to shared computers.
It's all been leading up to this. Hundreds of pages, or hours, of buildup, leading up to the final confrontation between the forces of excellent and the forces of not-excellent. And then... it's kind of a bust. The bad guys kind of fold. Or the fight lasts 30 seconds. Or it's just thumb-wrestling. Here are the most…
The final volume of Myke Cole's Shadow Ops trilogy, Breach Zone, has a distinct Dark Knight Rises vibe to it — appropriate, given that Cole worked on the film as an fighting extra in one of the film's battle scenes. It's all about a city in chaos, and what happens when people are pushed to breaking point.
Nowadays, when you go see a big movie, you assume everything is going to be computer animation and greenscreen, and nothing is real. But a lot of the biggest, craziest movie stunts, past and present, have been entirely practical. Here are some of the most complicated stunt sequences that were created in reality.
This is the era of disaster porn. From Transformers: Dark of the Moon to 2012 to Man of Steel to Star Trek Into Darkness, every movie shows cities being trashed. Sometimes the whole planet gets borked. So what's the most satisfying disaster porn of all time? Or the most gratuitous?
While many of the chase scenes in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight may have looked larger than life, some were actually quite a bit smaller. Take a look at the model mobiles that sped and smashed through the streets of Gotham.
"I feel a draft, do you feel a draft?"
There are so many classic science fiction and fantasy movies that have earned our love and respect, with their unforgettable characters and clever action. And then... there are the movies that somehow got a great rep that they didn't quite deserve. What's your pick for the most overrated SF movie?
The universe is full of evil masterminds, whose schemes seem too brilliant to defeat — until, of course, they're defeated. But often, those schemes depend on one lowly minion, and if you just took out that henchperson, the masterplan would never have gotten off the ground. Here are 10 evil schemes that depended on an…
Meet Chris Weir. He likes Batman. A lot. You might have seen the concept art of his Batman-themed home theater last year, but now you can take a tour of the real thing, and it's pretty tremendous.
Villains from every Batman movie tiptoe towards trouble in artist Rafa Toro series of prancing Batman baddies. Even if you hated Joel Schumachers' Batman & Robin, we bet you can't stop watching Poison Ivy march forward for infinity.
We can't promise that this crocheted face mask by Etsy seller Rose Pope will make you any easier to understand than Bane was in The Dark Knight Rises, but it certainly looks a good deal more comfortable to wear. Pope is selling these masks for £60, but due to high demand, there's a waiting list for this cold-weather…
Still debating on which Hollywood representation of Bruce Wayne was the very best? No need to anymore. Here is a shot of every single actor who has played the live action superhero morphed into one perfect Batman. It includes Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, and Christian Bale. This comes from…
A new batch of Dark Knight Rises concept art is focused on Selina Kyle's closet. Check out this massive collection of shots from Anne Hathaway's costume and prop designers — including four different variations of her razor heels, an amazing Hathaway head maquette that wears a hand-scuplted lace mask, and a collection…