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Dignity and Physical Drama in the Films of John-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

La Promesse and Rosetta treat seriously the ambitions and spirits of society’s most overlooked individuals, lest they be left by the wayside.

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What Now, Christopher Nolan?

Even if Christopher Nolan wanted to go in a completely different direction, making something outside his frame of reference or comfort level, he would more than likely meet with near universal approval from within the industry.

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In Defense of Film Critics Who Didn't Like 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Love it or hate it, The Dark Knight Rises isn't worth the type of outlandish responses received in light of the movie's initial reviews.

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What If They Didn't Report the Box Office Figures... and Nobody Cared

For many, the lack of an 'official' box office result will mean very little this week. Considering what it does and does not represent, it should have never really mattered in the first place.

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Knight Music: The Top 10 Batman Music Tracks

As the World's Greatest Detective is set to triumph at the box office yet again this weekend with the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Sound Affects shines a Bat-Signal on one of the most essential components of any Batman film or TV series -- the music.

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Knight's Out: Ranking the Batman Movies

No matter who you celebrate -- Burton, Schumacher or Nolan -- the Batman franchise has been fascinating to watch. Before he Rises, here's our ranking of the seven previous Batman movies.

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Kept Crusader: Why We Love the Bat

The obvious answer is... that Batman is us. Batman is a bigger than life adolescent dream. He's everything we wish we could be, including protector of the faith and righter of wrongs.

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The Dark Knight Rises - Trailer 3

Just before The Avengers is set to kick off the summer movie season, the third (and possibly final) trailer for The Dark Knight Rises arrives.


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