| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:09 AM
It's no surprise that Warner Bros. has video games with "Batman" and "Middle Earth" in the titles coming out this year, since "The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Hobbit" are the studio's two biggest remaining movie releases of 2012.
What is surprising is...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Keep your eyes on Tom Hardy. Before the Brit starred in films like "Inception" or this year's "Warrior," he scorched the small screen as thuggish Freddie Jackson in the 2009 British miniseries "The Take" (8 p.m. Friday, Encore; 3.5 stars).
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Do you want to be one of the first people to see The Dark Knight Rises? It could cost you a few hundred bucks. Tickets have sold out for midnight screenings around the country and now Batman fans are turning to scalpers, who in turn, are jacking up the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Paramount Pictures does not lie: The chipper, no-warts-and-all tour chronicle "Katy Perry: Part of Me" is indeed the 3-D movie music event of the summer. The only one, I believe. Unless Christopher Nolan's"The Dark Knight Rises" turns out to be in 3-D,...
| Jul 8, 2012
BEDFORD, England — From a distance, Christopher Nolan's Gotham City sure doesn't look like much. The "skyline" begins to emerge over the horizon in the rolling green farmlands about 50 miles north of London, but there are no gothic spires or granite...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Warner Bros. will need a new hero to invigorate its DC Comics brand on the big screen, now that director Christopher Nolan’s successful Batman trilogy comes to an end with next week's "The Dark Knight Rises."
Home to such superheroes as Superman,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Details about 'The Dark Knight' are coming to light.
A select few have already seen the most anticipated film of the year, and of course, many of them couldn`t keep their traps shut about it--even though they were told to.
For a brief moment, Twitter...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:06 AM
When I was asked to come up with movies I was looking forward to in 2012, I was first at a loss. As a critic, I find it a lot of fun to do lists of the best/worst of the previous years; but we try not to watch too many trailers. They give away key plot...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:08 PM
With the end of summer rapidly approaching, it seems there aren't many people who want to spend their final no school or work days at the movie theater.
The four new pictures hitting multiplexes this weekend aren't generating much interest among...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Eight years after the camp frippery of “Batman & Robin” (1997), in which Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Mr. Freeze and Uma Thurman’s Poison Ivy played dress-up while George Clooney let his nipply bat-suit do most of the acting, director...
| Jul 18, 2012
*** (out of four)
Find a cannon, buy a doughnut and shoot the thing into the sky. (Watch out/you're welcome, birds.) That flying piece of pastry won't climb anywhere near as high as expectations for"The Dark Knight Rises,"whose review embargo lifted days...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:22 AM
They're commanding, confident.
Well-coiffed. Their jaw lines are sturdy, anvil-shaped; their chins, cleft. They could stand on wedding cakes. They could date Barbie. They look presidential. Alongside their calm, straightforward charms, the world appears...