The Dark Knight Trilogy in 3 Minutes

Comics, Movies/TV

ScreenRant knows how hard it is to find time to watch one movie much less three in a trilogy even. They have created this video compiling the key points of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises for you to save you the time. That’s 6 hours + in 3 minutes time. Let’s see how they did shall we.

An Honest Trailer for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Movies/TV

Those funny people over at Screen Junkies are back with another in their long line of hilarious ‘Honest’ Trailers. this time it is for The Dark Knight Rises. This film is out for purchase today and is of course the finale to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. There was a lot of make fun of with this film. Let’s see what the Screen Junkies crew had to say shall we.

New Media Releases for December 4th

Deals, Games, Movies/TV, Music

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The Dark Knight Rises (Blu Ray/DVD)

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (Blu Ray/DVD)

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New Posters for Man of Steel & Star Trek: Into Darkness

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Two new posters for upcoming films were released today. Above is the new Man of Steel poster showing a Superman allowing himself to be detained. This was the exclusive that was released in conjunction with the The Dark Knight Rises Blu Ray/Man of Steel Facebook ‘Share’ campaign done these past two weeks.

Below is the newest poster from Star Trek:Into Darkness showing what appears to be Benedict Cumberbatch’s chararacter (assumed to be Kahn but still unannounced) as he look out at the world before him.

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No Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Batman in The Justice League

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I didn’t want to write about this because honestly it just seemed dumb to me be it news or not but it’s denouncement makes it an easier pill to swallow. Rumor was going around yesterday via some well respected movie news sites that Joseph Gordon-Levitt was in talks to be involved in the upcoming Justice League film as Batman potentially. While Christopher Nolan has parted ways after completing his Batman trilogy, Levitt was signed to a Warner Bros. contract and could have potentially taken the role if both parties decided to go that route. For all intents and purposes Levitt was Robin in The Dark Knight Rises as if he took on the Batman role in The Justice League it would be a non Bruce Wayne, Batman. That’s dumb. If DC is wanting to get things rolling in a positive way that would have been a horrible first step.

Representatives of Levitt said via Hollywood.com today that this is definitely not going to happen and that it was a case of a rumor becoming more than it is. I like Levitt but he would not be my pick for Batman and his inclusion would only distract from whatever new vision and path they want to take with the JLA team. So for now there is nothing too solid to report on this film other than speculative conjecture and wishful thinking.

Behind the Scenes Clips from the Dark Knight Rises Blu Ray

Movies/TV

The Dark Knight Rises will be out for purchase and download on December 4th. You can expect the Blu Ray to be packed with bonus features. Here are two clips fro those bonus features dealing with the visual effects and the overall work and ideas that went into making this film.

A Look at Concept Art for Bane’s Mask in The Dark Knight Rises

Comics, Movies/TV

A lot has been said about The Dark Knight Rises, Bane, his look and Tom Hardy’s performance. Some poisitives but many more negatives. I’m not too big a fan of the final film but I appreciate what Nolan has done in this alternative take on the Batman mythos. As with any translation from one genre to the next there will be people unhappy with the decisions of look and character or choice in actor and so on. A lot of people didn’t like Bane’s translation from comic to film. He’s not big enough. It doesn’t look anything like him. Blah Blah Blah. We got a different take on a known creation just like all the characters in these films. We got the mask in the photo above but below you can see other ideas that may have been along with the design for the scars Bane sports that we never get a really good look at.

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Help Unlock A ‘Man of Steel’ Exclusive

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There is a new tie in going on with the upcoming release of The Dark Knight Rises. By clicking the lower left of the image above you can help unlock an unknwon exclusive for next summer’s The Man of Steel. It’s not specifically said what it is but we could be getting a trailer teaser or new poster or some such of Superman and the film. It was announced today that a trailer for Man of Steel will be attached to The Hobbit. A teaser of the trailer is most likely much like the Iron Man 3 trailer tie in thing. So click on that button/link and help unlock this lockd up thing…whatever it is. Up, up and away.

Heroclix TabApp ‘DC Comics’ Figures Now Available

Comics, Games

Developers of HeroClix TabApp™ today announced the availability of new game content, which includes six DC Comics Super Hero figurines that can now be found in stores.

In addition to the new DC Comics Super Heroes, the update includes over one dozen new maps, more than 30 DC Comics Super-Villains, and all new storylines and comic panels.

The DC Comics figures are available at Toys R Us, Walmart and hobby shops in packs of three at $14.99 each. The DC Comics Super Heroes pack includes Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman and ”The Dark Knight Rises” figure pack adds Batman, Catwoman and Bane.

HeroClix TabApp™ can be downloaded free on the App Store™.

A Pee Wee Hermanized ‘World War Z’ Trailer

Left Field, Movies/TV

One of the recurring bits on The Jimmy Fallon Show is him redoing movie trailers while impersonating Pee Wee Herman. While I am not a big fan of Fallon and his comedy these have been pretty good. His newest Hermanized Trailer is for World War Z. You can check that out above along with Hermanization of Lincoln and The Dark Knight Rises below. Maybe I’m a dork for liking this….but….I know you are but what am I?
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