A couple of Bat bites for the geeks

Posted by · 4:17 pm · December 23rd, 2008

Perusing Bill Ramey’s Batman-on-Film website today (a must-read for any Bat-fan), I cam across two interesting nuggets regarding Christopher Nolan’s franchise. The first was actually a link to this Backstage piece from Halley Bondy, kind of a question and answer session with “The Dark Knight” producer (and Nolan’s wife) Emma Thomas strictly focused on Heath […]

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An evening with the cast and crew of ‘The Dark Knight’

Posted by · 8:35 am · December 4th, 2008

A boatload of people turned out last night for the Beverly Hills reception in honor of “The Dark Knight.”  I hesitate to say “star-studded,” since the principle cast and crew were the most recognizable parties.  But suffice it to say the premises was packed with little breathing room and plenty of adoring press. Producer Charles […]

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Missing the point on the Harvey thing

Posted by · 2:15 pm · September 4th, 2008

Much as I love Brad Brevet and the work he does at Rope of Silicon, the point of the Harvey Dent stuff has never been about what’s in the screenplay. We’ve talked about this before, but the script shows what an audience sees, not what is. What the audience was meant to see was that […]

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More hope…

Posted by · 10:08 pm · July 24th, 2008

I don’t want to post “The Dark Knight” producer Emma Thomas’s quote in this space. Spoilers and all. But suffice it to say, this IGN story gives us all hope.

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‘Dark Knight’ interviews with cast and crew

Posted by · 4:15 pm · July 2nd, 2008

Warner Bros. publicity has made the round table interviews from last weekend’s “Dark Knight” junket available.  There’s a lot of good, in-depth stuff from Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart and the rest. There is, however, a big hole in everything, because you can’t help but wish Heath Ledger was there to discuss his approach […]

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