“The Dark Knight” Clears $1 Billion

While it got the cold shoulder were the Oscars are concerned, “The Dark Knight” is doing quite fine, thank you very much. Warner Bros. has announced that Christopher Nolan’s movie has earned $1,001,082,160 worldwide. It is only the fourth movie to cross the 1 billion line.  (The others are “Titanic,” “Lord of the Rings: The …

LA Film Critics Names ‘Wall-E’ Top Film

In one of the first best-of lists of the year, the Los Angeles Film Critics have named Pixar’s ‘Wall-E’ the best movie of 2008.  ‘The Dark Knight’ was named runner up.  Danny Boyle was named best director for ‘Slumdog Millionaire,’ while Christopher Nolan was named runner up. In case you think it was a case …

Close Up: Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan is arguably one of the most interesting and talented directors to emerge in the past ten years. His films have received both commercial and critical praise, and his latest, ‘The Dark Knight,’ has been receiving so much praise, and is poised to be the biggest hit of the summer. Nolan, a graduate of …

‘Dark Knight’ Fans Campaign For Oscar Gold

Instead of asking ‘why so serious,’ perhaps the question should be, ‘are they serious?’  The answer is a simple one: yes they are. ‘They’ are the fans of Christopher Nolan and ‘The Dark Knight.’  If toppling box office records wasn’t enough, they now have their eyes on a bigger prize: Oscar gold.  A website, Dark …

Aaron Eckhart Speaks Up On Harvery Dent

While out doing promotions for the much anticipated ‘Towelhead,’ actor Aaron Eckhart put to bed (at least for now) any chance of him appearing in the next Batman film. Apparently, Nolan told Eckhart “No way…he’s toast.” He told web-blog CHUD that Heath Ledger was supposed to come back, but there was never a plan for …