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DARK KNIGHT RISES CLOSES IN ON IMAX RECORD

September 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Dark Knight Rises has become only the second film (after Avatar) to cross the $100 million mark in ticket sales at IMAX theaters worldwide. IMAX announced Tuesday that as of Monday the film had taken in $65.1 million at 332 IMAX screens in North America and $37.3 million from 225 IMAX screens elsewhere. The […]

NOLAN’S FIRST TWO BATMAN MOVIES RETURN TO VIDEO CHARTS

July 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Moviegoers who were planning on taking in The Dark Knight Rises, the finale of director Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, apparently decided to take a refresher course on Nolan’s earlier Batman movies, making them the top two sellers on the Blu-ray Disc Chart and Nos. 2 and 3 on the DVD chart, according to Nielsen VideoScan […]

DARK KNIGHT RISES HOT OVERSEAS, TOO

July 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Dark Knight Risestook in an additional $88 million in a limited number of overseas markets. The final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy had its strongest debut in the U.K., where it raked in $22.4 million, putting ahead of The Amazing Spider-Man’s opening ($17.2 million) but slightly behind The Avengers (released in the U.K. […]

MOVIE REVIEWS 2: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

July 18, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Rex Reed of the New York Observer and Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune have joined the exclusive clique of critics who have broken ranks with the overwhelming majority who are heaping praise on The Dark Knight Rises. It is the antonym of praise — scorn? ridicule? outrage? — that Reed heaps on the movie. […]

DARK KNIGHT RISES IS PREVIEWED

July 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. has previewed Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises to a select group of U.S. bloggers on condition that they not publish reviews until July 19, the day before the official premiere. Britain’s Guardian magazine reported today that some of those bloggers, while not actuially posting reviews per se, did register their opinions of […]

WARNERS PUTTING UP MORE FILMS ON FACEBOOK

March 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Raising the question, who needs Netflix when you’ve got Facebook? Warner Bros. on Sunday added five more films that can be rented via their Facebook pages using $3-4 worth of Facebook Credits (which can be purchased not only via credit cards and PayPal but also via mobile phone accounts). Significantly, one of the films, Yogi […]

REPORT: NOLAN CONVERTING INCEPTION TO 3D

February 25, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Clash of the Titans director Jonathan Liebesman has disclosed that Christopher Nolan has agreed to convert Inception into 3D. Liebesman made the startling revelation in an interview with Movieweb.com as he discussed how Warner Bros. had persuaded him to convert his own Wrath of the Titans, a sequel, into 3D. “I didn’t want to convert,” […]

MEMENTO TO BE REMEMBERED — FOR A NIGHT

February 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ten years after it was originally released and long before its director would distinguish himself with artistically immersed blockbusters like The Dark Night and Inception, Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending drama Memento is scheduled to hit the screen again for one night only on February 17. According to Newmarket Films, the feature will be accompanied by a […]

BIG HOLLYWOOD FEES FADING? OH, YEAH?

February 3, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Being prominently attached to a big blockbuster movie can instantly make you one of the richest persons in America. In Vanity Fair‘s current Hollywood issue, the magazine lists the top earners in the entertainment industry in 2010. Topping the list — no surprise — is James Cameron, whose estimated earnings were $257 million in 2010, […]

INCIPIENT PROTEST RISES OVER INCEPTION SNUB

January 26, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Fans of Christopher Nolan as well as numerous film critics and Nolan’s colleagues were expressing consternation Tuesday over the fact that Nolan was once again snubbed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when it announced its Oscar nominations for best director. Although Nolan’s Inception was nominated in eight categories, including best picture, […]

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