If you’ve seen Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins, you probably remember the great scene where Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) and Ducard (Liam Neeson) fight on a frozen lake. But did you know that all throughout the day Bale and Neeson shot this scene, they could hear cracks in the ice beneath their feet? When the crew returned to the lake the next day, the entire thing had thawed. Yikes. That’s just one of the facts featured in the newest episode of You Think You Know Movies!
This week, an interview with Bryan Cranston made the rounds in which the actor compared the new Power Rangers movie to Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Baffling as that analogy may seem, it’s far from the first time that we’ve heard an actor, filmmaker or producer compare a forthcoming project to Nolan’s Batman films — something that’s become shorthand for “gritty reboot.” Here, we’ve collected a brief history of the many, many, MANY times that people have compared their films to Nolan’s Batman. As you can imagine, most — if not all — of these things were nothing like those Batman films.
If you’ve ever dreamed of cutting together your own TV spot for a Batman film, now is your chance. Even better? The winning video for this contest will be selected by ‘The Dark Knight Rises‘ director himself, Chris Nolan.
‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ the much-hyped new installment in Christopher Nolan’s Batman series, is currently shooting in Pittsburgh where paparazzi and fans have swarmed the set. Over the weekend, Steel City residents — including one lucky pair of newlyweds – got a good look at the camouflage-edition Batmobile that will be featured in the movie.