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12
Jul

Teaser Poster – The Dark Knight Rises

The anticipation for Christopher Nolan’s next and supposedly final installment of the Batman movie franchise is through the roof.  Now that viral marketing is a well established form of promotion, fans are jumping on every little morsel they can get, as soon as they can get it.  We were first introduced to the viral campaign for The Dark Knight Rises back in May, when some mysterious chanting appeared on the official website.  This then lead to a Twitter hashtag (#TheFireRises), which eventually revealed a picture of Thomas Hardy as Bane.  So, fellow fans, here is the next morsel – this first teaser poster for TDKR was posted late last night on their official website, www.thedarkknightrises.comRead moreRead more

24
Jan

Catwoman and Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises”

After years of rumors and speculation, the supporting cast/villains of the third Nolan Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, were announced recently.  Anne Hathaway will play Selina Kyle/Catwoman and Tom Hardy will play Bane.  I’m not crazy about Hathaway, but Catwoman is an obvious choice for the tone of these movies, and I’ve learned better than to doubt Nolan’s casting choices.  That said, while Hardy was one of the best parts of the incredible Inception, I have my reservations about Bane.  Bane’s “power” stems from his use/abuse of the super steroid “Venom” which (in many depictions of the character) causes him to instantly grow to several times his usual size.  Think the Hulk’s transformation, and you’re on the right track.  Unless Nolan and company diverge significantly from traditional depictions of the character, I think Bane will have a hard time fitting into the “realistic” tone that has been carefully constructed over the previous two films.  Here’s hoping I’m wrong.

What do you guys think?