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A Little Human Magic in Recent DVDs

Either by coincidence or because I just happened to watch these all on a cold day when I needed a little warmth, the magic of the human condition emerged as a trend in these new DVD releases.

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12 Jan 2010 // 1:00 AM

R.E.B.E.L.S. #1-6

Tony Bedard finds a unique tone for his series that, amazingly, seems to emanate purely from its central characters, infecting the rest of the cast, and even the story, with a sort of self-assured charm and confidence.

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Tim Burton’s Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys [$15 per set]

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Celebrating the Death of the Dark Knight – and His Rebirth

With the recent passing of Bruce Wayne, can the Batman character escape the tragedy of Bruce Wayne's life that originally birthed it?

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Tim Burton’s highly anticipated interpretation of the Lewis Carrol/Disney classic promises to deliver with a clever mix of live action and computer animation.

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30 Oct 2009 // 8:43 AM

These Ghosts Haunt Me Still…

In the 1998 hardback collection of Batman: The Long Halloween original series artwork is replaced by a spectacular two-page spread. This is the closing issue of

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Alice in Wonderland will be out early next year March 5, 2010. Tim Burton here forgoes a direct remake of the animated film, instead reinterpreting it as

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23 Sep 2009 // 9:00 PM

Wednesday Comics #1-7

Is Wednesday Comics just another piece of the DC pie or its own unique work?

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21 Sep 2009 // 2:27 AM

BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM PUBLISHER: Eidos Interactive SYSTEM: Sony PlayStation 3, also for Microsoft Xbox 360, PC PRICE: $59.99 ($49.99 for PC) AGE RATING: Teen “Batman: Arkham Asylum” isn’t

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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 // 8:00 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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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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16 Oct 2008 // 10:00 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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30 Jul 2008 // 3:43 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 // 2:50 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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Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

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"While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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