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Before I say anything about this, please note I have taken a heaping pile of salt with this, and I suggest you also partake of said pile of salt. Last night, Steven Hodson pointed me to a post on FirstShowing.net claiming that that some sort of paperwork confirmed that not only is The Riddler the… read more

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The third installment in Christopher Nolan’s Batman film series has gotten a release date, but the script isn’t even finished yet. Warner Brothers announced this week that the third Batman film would hit the screens on July 20, 2012, almost four years to the day after The Dark Knight, the second film in the series.… read more

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At long last some official word has come out on the state of Batman 3, and as a bonus, also on a new Superman movie. Nikki Finke is reporting that Warner Brothers has asked Christopher Nolan, the director of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, to step into a “godfather” role in regards to what… read more

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Can you imagine another Batman film that doesn’t involve director Christopher Nolan? Well, if Christian Bale is right, you might have to. In a new interview with MTV to promote his new movie, Public Enemies, Christian Bale was asked about the status of a third Batman film with director Christopher Nolan. I truly don’t know… read more

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It may be hard to believe, but there was once a time where a movie based on a comic book being released was like some sort of weird dream.  It was rare, and it was even rarer that they were actually good.  Luckily all of that has changed over the years, and the rule of… read more

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Movies Work

February 23 2009

Oscar Winners 2009

The winners for the 81st annual Academy Awards have been announced, and, not too much to my surprise, I have seen hardly any of these films so far.  I have been dying to see Slumdog Millionaire, and surprisingly, it is actually in my town now!  I’m going to try to sneak out of work and… read more

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For only the fourth time in movie history, a movie has surpassed the $1 billion mark in box office receipts. According to Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood, The Dark Knight surpassed the $1 billion dollar in box office take on Friday.  This is only the fourth movie to ever do so, sharing the honors with Titanic… read more

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The nominees for the 81st annual Academy Awards have been announced, and, not too much to my surprise, I have seen hardly any of these films so far. Every year I wait for the Oscar nominations, and each year I walk away saying, “Wow, wish I had seen most of these.”  I think it is… read more

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As we start another year, it’s time for me to take a look back at what struck a chord with my readers. 2008 was very good to this blog, and I have to take a moment to thank you, my readers, for an amazing year of growth!  Unique visitors grew by almost 600%, and total… read more

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I was looking through the recent traffic to my website, and it concerns me… People are looking up way too many pictures of Heath Ledger as the Joker. While I certainly have sung the praises of his performance in The Dark Knight,it doesn’t mean I’d dress up as him.  The number of searches I’m seeing… read more

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The Dark Knight passed $300 million in ten days, setting a new record for the fastest ever to that mark.  The previous record holder was Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest doing it in 16 days.  However, this still does not knock the film into the realm of profitability. Now, as much as I… read more

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Welcome back to the second episode of Scattercast! I hope you all enjoyed the first one, because the second one is far better, I feel! Here is what you can look forward to this week. Intro – Me taking care of some housekeeping of the podcast. 7:15 Bruce Lidl from DivX comes on the show… read more

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