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Bat-Manga: The Secret History of Batman in Japan

Kuwata's Batman stories are Japan's stories of the 1960s.

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23 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

Batman: Last Rites

In an industry where the average story is told in about six installments, it is refreshing to see one of the great masters return to a world he knows so well and deliver a two-issue, character-driven narrative that makes the reader wish all comic books were this engrossing and wonderful.

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13 Nov 2008 // 3:12 AM

Oscar could use a big hit

After this year’s Academy Awards, the question was whether the Oscars were still relevant or if they were going the way of art galleries

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16 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Lego Batman

With Lego Batman, it feels like the Lego series has finally hit its stride.

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Let Us Now Praise Ordinary Men: Normalcy, Comics, and The Dark Knight

Without a couple of recognizably fallible and ordinary men like Harvey Dent and Commissioner Gordon at its center, The Dark Knight would ultimately be nothing more than an exceptionally well-tooled and smartly-acted thriller.

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5 Aug 2008 // 4:09 AM

LOS ANGELES - “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” was unable to topple “The Dark Knight” at the domestic box office, but the “Mummy”

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30 Jul 2008 // 4:43 AM

Pop 20: Super hero formula evolving

In only 10 days, the Batman defeated the Joker, delivered a one-two punch to Harvey Dent and amassed more than $300 million at the box office. But

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When bad is good: Heath Ledger’s Joker is the latest villain we love to hate

Oh, Hannibal, you big, lovable teddy bear, you. Come give us a hug! Yes, we Americans do love our movie villains. And the nastier the

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22 Jul 2008 // 3:50 AM

How far can ‘Dark Knight’s’ box-office numbers go?

LOS ANGELES - The latest film in the “Batman” series, “The Dark Knight,” posted record box-office receipts over the weekend, but talk of repeat business

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Christian ‘Batman’ Bale is a serious man for a serious role

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The role of Batman in “The Dark Knight” suits Christian Bale better than when he played the comic book hero in “

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‘Dark Knight’ role as The Joker may not be a fair legacy for Heath Ledger

“The Dark Knight” is likely to make Heath Ledger a bigger star than he ever was in life. The ingredients are there: the iconic role,

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With ‘The Dark Knight,’ superhero movies take a flying leap toward maturity

Even before shooting had wrapped on “The Dark Knight” last year, the movie already seemed destined to become the defining film of the 2008 summer season.

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Resident evil: Every comic book hero needs a memorable villain

Being bad may never have been this good before. The early consensus is Heath Ledger is nearly perfect as the Joker in “The Dark Knight,”

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14 Jul 2008 // 9:05 AM

It’s a visual style. It’s a movie genre. And nearly 70 years after it first appeared, film noir is not only still with us,

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14 Jul 2008 // 4:13 AM

Look out, Spider-Man. There is every reason to believe - from advance ticket sales to buzz - that Batman is about to do to you

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The Joker (Heath Ledger) strolls into a posh fund-raiser for District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) in the latest Batman big-screen

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Reading Comics by Douglas Wolk

Wolk discusses each selection with a fan's enthusiasm and a critic's eye for detail.

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2 Aug 2007 // 9:06 AM

Chicago film crew tries to keep ‘Batman’ under wraps

CHICAGO - A curious crowd has gathered in Old Town, where a film crew has spent a good portion of the night setting up shop.

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