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  • Aaron Eckhart: Not just another pretty face in 'The Dark Knight'

    Aaron Eckhart: Not just another pretty face in 'The Dark Knight'
    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 thug from "A Clockwork Orange" but with kelp-colored hair, scars and a hyena laugh), but the producers have...
  • Heath Ledger Gets 'Dark Knight' Dedication

    Heath Ledger and Conway Wickliffe receive special posthumous tributes at the end of the Batman sequel "The Dark Knight" Entertainment journalists, who began getting their first look at the heavily hyped Warner Bros. release this week, stuck around for...
  • Christopher Nolan's 'Knight' vision

    Christopher Nolan's 'Knight' vision
    THE BRITISH filmmaker Christopher Nolan has the mien of a passionate literature professor (passionate, that is, in the British sense of the term) and, last December, he spoke about the young actor Heath Ledger as if he were the most fascinating manuscript...
  • Movie review: The Dark Knight -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: The Dark Knight -- 4 out of 5 stars
    This Dark Knight is much more than simply Batman 2.0. It's a re-tooling, a re-load of the franchise Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale revived three summer's ago. It is crammed with great actors, with a delicious and bittersweet farewell from the...
  • 'Hellboy II' star Ron Perlman has a hard-earned cigar

    'Hellboy II' star Ron Perlman has a hard-earned cigar
    His face is a triptych of granite-like features. When the camera focuses on Ron Perlman, it captures, with clarity, the sum of his distinguished parts -- the lantern jaw, the deep-set eyes and the high, square forehead. Perlman is 6 feet 2, which...
  • Creator of Obama 'Joker' Poster Revealed

    Creator of Obama 'Joker' Poster Revealed
    LOS ANGELES -- We now know who created the controversial poster showing President Barack Obama as Heath Ledger's "Joker" character from "The Dark Knight." Turns out, it was a 20-year-old college student from Chicago who was apparently bored during his...
  • 2009 Oscar Winners Leaked?

    Earlier this week a blog created for the sole purpose of posting a leaked list of this year's Oscar winners did exactly that. In and of itself, this would be cause for mild interest at best, but the fact that said list has since been pulled raises...
  • 'Slumdog' strikes it rich with 8 Oscar wins

    'Slumdog' strikes it rich with 8 Oscar wins
    "Slumdog Millionaire" -- a love story that combines artistic ambition with broad commercial appeal -- won a leading eight Oscars on Sunday night, including the best picture trophy. While the film's triumphs at the 81st annual Academy Awards marked an...
  • Movie Review: 'The Dark Knight'

    The risk with a movie as good as "The Dark Knight" is overhyping it to the degree that people come out saying, "I was expecting cinema and all I got was a comic book movie." So I'll say that I'm prepared to call "The Dark Knight" the finest comic book...
  • No joke: Batman's latest plods toward predictability

    No joke: Batman's latest plods toward predictability
    (C) The Dark Knight is a handsome, accomplished piece of work, but it drove me from absorption to excruciation within 20 minutes, and then it went on for two hours more. It's the standard-bearer for the school of comic-book movies that confuses...
  • 'Dark Knight' Shatters One-Day Records

    Spurred by rave reviews and a torrent of buzz, Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" took in a record-breaking $66 million in its first day in release. According to early estimates from Exhibitor Relations, the Batman sequel's $66 million topped the...