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The Dark Knight Rises: The one where Nolan disappoints

There are a handful of franchises that have pulled off successful trilogies.  Back to the FutureIndiana Jones.  Star Wars (IV, V, VI).  Then you have the failed trilogies: Alien, Terminator, The Godfather.  For whatever reason, the third film often seems to find consistent quality elusive. The one franchise that looked to define a generation of filmgoers outside of wizards and Hobbiton was Christopher Nolan’s Batman.  Despite a powerful filmography of solid films, from Nolan’s debut black and white thriller Following to 2010’s Inception, The Dark Knight Rises disappointingly stands as his worst film.

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Batman goes mental in amazing fan video, The Batman Complex

When you come across fan-made videos, whether they are trailers to a film they’d love to see or short film musings on an aspect of a beloved character, they’re at best entertaining.  The fan-trailer for The Batman Complex however, goes beyond casual amusement and straight into, “Why haven’t they already made this?!” Continue reading

Juno Temple cast in “The Dark Knight Rises”

First there was Anne Hathaway and Tom Hardy, followed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. And now there’s been another addition to the already stacked cast of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises–Juno Temple.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt may play Alberto Falcone in “The Dark Knight Rises”

When Christopher Nolan’s Inception hit theaters last year, Joseph Gordon-Levitt impressed mainstream audiences who hadn’t seen his indie-film dramas. Many Nolan fans were left eagerly hoping that JGL would land a role in The Dark Knight Rises; after many months of speculation and rumors, it’s finally been confirmed that he has indeed landed a role in the film.  But which one?

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Christopher Nolan Talks About ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Christopher Nolan has always been strict about secrecy, and his forthcoming Batman film is no exception. But it it seems that he is finally ready to talk a it about the sequel everyone is waiting to see, The Dark Knight Rises.

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Christopher Nolan Talks Batman 3 and Superman

The L.A. Times recently interviewed Christopher Nolan (director of Memento, The Dark Knight) about his third, and last, Batman film and his involvement with the next Superman film.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/herocomplex/2010/03/christopher-nolan-takes-flight-with-superman-we-have-a-fantastic-story-1.html

Darren Aronofsky: In Person

Darren Aronofsky (<em>left</em>) and the Unknown Interview Lady (<em>right</em>).

As was the same with the Sam Mendes talk: I was able to get a last minute ticket for the Darren Aronofsky event that had been sold out. I secured a front seat and the following video footage below. I did not have enough memory on my camera to cover the entire talk, so the rest is dictated word for word from my old school tape recorder (I really need to buy a digital one…).

Worth highlighting are his thoughts on 3D, music from his films cropping up in shitty trailers and sports events, and why some people hate The Fountain towards the end of Part 6. Please leave your thoughts at the bottom.

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