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The 10 greatest comic book movies ever!

Last week, The Dark Knight crossed the billion dollar mark at the worldwide box office, making it the fourth highest grossing film of all time, and the biggest ever comic book adaptation. Of course, all that money is small consolation for its devastating snub at the Oscars, where the film was ignored in all major […]

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Oscar fallout – Analysing the nominations and getting worked up about it!

As reported earlier this morning, the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards have been announced. And I’ve got to say, while there are a WHOLE bunch of pleasant surprises, there are a couple of shocking exclusions that need to be examined. Firstly, check out the nominees over here. Then, see my hilariously inaccurate predictions. Without […]

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OSCAR WATCH – We predict the nominees!

The announcement of this year’s Oscar nominees are just 30 hours away, at which time the most respected films of 2008 will be revealed, and the shroud of mystery will be lifted from Hollywood’s most coveted prize – a naked gold man. I know, the Oscar’s don’t really mean anything. After all, who’s to say […]

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The Dark Knight: the best film of 2008, or the worst?

source: darkcampaign.com; thedarkknightsucks.com I realise the title of this blog doesn’t really allow for much wiggle room, but The Dark Knight is generating passionate reactions from fans and haters alike. The website darkcampaign.com calls itself an “unofficial grassroots effort to support The Dark Knight for the 2008 Academy Awards”. It collects news articles discussing TDK’s […]

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Heath Ledger and Christian Bale’s oscar campaign

source: awardsdaily.com The Dark Knight Oscar Train is gaining momentum, but will it be a Titanic-sized sweep, a Dreamgirls-esque snub, or a nomination-less FAIL. I think it’s fair to say Heath Ledger is a lock for Best Supporting Actor (unless Corbin Bleu or that guy who wears the hat in High School Musical 3 nudge […]

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Weird Movie Trivia

Here is some of the weirdest movie trivia I’ve picked up over the years. Now you’ll finally be able to quiz your less informed friends: Which Oscar Nominees don’t actually exist? Which Star Wars hero played Two Face first? And which famous comedian was deemed too psychotic to star in The Shining? Annie Hall was […]

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Batman 3 – Are the Rumours True or False?

Since The Dark Knight proved to be the best thing to happen to everyone, ever, rumours have been flying around about the inevitable sequel. But is a sequel even going to happen? Let’s look at what we know for certain: 1. The Dark Knight NEEDS a sequel – it practically ends on a cliffhanger! Director […]

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The Dark Knight – With Kids!

source: youtube.comThe trailer for The Dark Knight has been ‘sweded’ by a bunch of kids, proving that you don’t need a budget or even adults to make that trailer look awesome. The term ‘Sweded’ was coined in Be Kind Rewind, a film about video store owners who go about re-enacting their favourite films in extremely […]

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Who Should Be The Next Batman Villain?

Yes we know, The Dark Knight has only been out for a couple of weeks. Some may think it’s a bit early to start wondering who will next emerge from Batman’s rogue gallery. Truth is, even after seeing TDK multiple times, we want more. No. We NEED it. So far, the Nolan-verse has provided us […]

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The Dark Knight – Literally Best Movie Ever

source: imdb.com The Dark Knight has been out for 5 days, and already the world has improved immeasurably. We at Quickflix knew it was going to be amazing, and it seems the ENTIRE WORLD agrees. I made a couple of predictions before The Dark Knight was released: 1) that it would have the biggest opening […]

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Watchmen Trailer Debut – Eye-Bleedingly Good

source: ew.com Sure, we were disappointed when the trailer for Watchmen didn’t screen before the The Dark Knight. The same goes for the similarly promised trailer for the new Terminator film. Thankfully, both have made it online. Billy Crudup as John Osterman/Dr Manhattan We’ve already mentioned the Terminator: Salvation trailer. We thought it looked cool. […]

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The Dark Knight – Review

The Dark Knight – Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Rated M for frequent action violence. 152 mins. The weight of expectation should have crushed this movie. Three years after a critically and financially successful series reboot. Two legendary villains re-introduced. […]

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Terminator Salvation – Teaser Trailer Debut

source: youtube.com The teaser trailer for Terminator: Salvation is set to debut in front of The Dark Knight in the U.S this Friday. Thankfully, it’s made it’s way online – and lordy is it good. Check it out: http://www.traileraddict.com/emb/5512 Man oh man. Was anyone expecting it to look THAT great? I mean sure, everyone loves […]

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Moviefone Names Top 25 Movie Villains

source: http://movies.aol.com/ Moviefone has released their list of the 25 greatest movie villains of all time, and its filled with all the usual suspects, as well as a few surprises and some glaring omissions. Taking the Number 1 spot is Ralph Fiennes as Harry Potter‘s nemesis He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named (we’re not afraid – it’s really Lord Voldemort). […]

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The Dark Knight is Here!

Ladies and gentleman, its been two very, very long years, but it’s finally here. The Dark Knight opens today in cinemas everywhere, two days before even the U.S gets a glimpse. I’m sure that in the future, our children will ask us where we were the day The Dark Knight came out. Of course, if […]

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What is the Best Superhero Movie of 2008 (So Far)?

Well, the results are in. We put it to our readers to decide which superhero film was the best of 2008 (so far), and the winner was pretty clear: 1. Iron Man Yes, the much-loved Robert Downey Jnr flick is your favourite superhero film of the first half of 2008, with a whopping 75% of […]

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Iron Man 2 – Jon Favreau WILL Return to Direct

source: deadlinehollywooddaily.com After months of speculation, Marvel Studios has locked in Jon Favreau to direct the sequel to the critical and commercial megasmash Iron Man. For those who do not know the story of Iron Man – wait, who didn’t go see Iron Man? – it’s about weapons magnate Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jnr). After […]

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Who Watches the Watchmen? We Do!

source: http://watchmenmovie.warnerbros.com/ With all the overwhelming hype for superhero flicks Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Hellboy 2 and The Dark Knight, one of the most important releases of 2009 has been overlooked: the adaptation of the classic graphic novel Watchmen. Watchmen was a 12-issue comic book series originally released in 1986. Written by the legendary Alan […]

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New Dark Knight Trailer – Officially Better Than Sliced Bread

source: youtube.comDomino’s Pizza (?) has released one final trailer for The Dark Knight, featuring some new footage of Heath Ledger as The Joker. Please enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/v/1e5h8zo2N_U&hl=en Reviews have begun to trickle in for the latest Batman installment – and they’re absolutely gushing with praise: Todd Gilchrist at ign.com:“There really is no better way to describe […]

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Why The Dark Knight Will Be The Greatest Film… Ever:

Congratulations! You’ve all been waiting 700 days for The Dark Knight since it was officially announced back in 2006. Now, with only 30 days to go, we will soon be rewarded with the ultimate superhero adventure.We at Quickflix don’t think we’re exaggerating when we claim that The Dark Knight will one day be regarded as […]

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