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Anne Hathaway responds to Catwoman backlash

Last week, the first image of Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman from Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight Rises was released online. In it, we see Hathaway straddling a Batpod in a no-frills leather outfit that certainly isn’t as skimpy as that worn by Catwomen past.  The fanboys were none too pleased. Hathaway, who is getting quite […]

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Teaser Debut: The Dark Knight Rises

The teaser for Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight Rises has arrived! Although a bootleg version of the trailer landed online last week (naughty bootleggers!), this official clip offers us a clear, non-cammed glimpse of all the Batman-y goodness. It begins with some choice footage from Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, with a voiceover courtesy of […]

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Poster Debut: The Dark Knight Rises

The sky is falling! Well, at least the top of Gotham’s buildings are, in the newly released teaser poster for Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight Rises. It’s an understated, yet still suitably epic poster for what will surely be the biggest event release of 2012. Christian Bale returns as Bruce Wayne/Batman, and will star opposite Tom […]

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Sequel to The Fighter in the works?

O.K., it’s not often we discuss throwaway comments made on the red carpet, but this one seemed too good to pass up. At the Academy Awards, Mark Wahlberg revealed to Extra that he is interested in making a sequel to The Fighter. The David O. Russell-directed feature picked up two Oscars at the ceremony, for […]

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Interview: David O. Russell; director of The Fighter.

Interview: David O. Russell; director of The Fighter. By Simon Miraudo. David O. Russell emerged in the 1990s as one of the most exciting young filmmakers of his generation. He spent a decade refining his craft – culminating in the masterpiece Three Kings – and then found himself in ‘director jail’ for much of the […]

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt to join The Dark Knight Rises?

Joseph Gordon-Levitt might reunite with his Inception director Christopher Nolan and join the cast of the upcoming Batman sequel The Dark Knight Rises. According to Deadline, Jo-Go is in talks to play an unspecified role. He would join already-announced stars Anne Hathaway (Catwoman) and Tom Hardy (Bane), as well as returning regulars Christian Bale (Batman) […]

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>The King’s Speech dominates SAG awards

>The King’s Speech is on track to take home the big awards at this month’s Oscar ceremony following its coronation at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The film picked up Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and star Colin Firth nabbed Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. Along […]

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Title shot – The Fighter review

The Fighter – Starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams. Directed by David O. Russell. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. The Fighter tells the true story of brothers Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) and Dicky Eklund (Christian Bale); the former is a down-and-out boxer with a chance at a title shot, and the latter is […]

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Christopher Nolan reveals name of new Batman film!

Christopher Nolan has officially christened the third and final instalment of his critically acclaimed Batman saga, ending months of speculation (no, it won’t be Batman 33 and 1/3). It has been named: The Dark Knight Rises. So, that title immediately brings two things to mind: this and this. Neither adequately evokes the necessary drama and […]

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Trailer Debut: The Fighter

The trailer for David O. Russell‘s boxing flick The Fighter has arrived. It has long been considered a leading Oscar contender, and the trailer does nothing to dispel that assumption. The film tells the tale of real life fighter “Irish” Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) and his troubled older brother and trainer Dickie Eklund (Christian Bale). […]

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Batman 3 – Save the date!

It’s official! Warner Bros have announced the release date of the sequel to The Dark Knight, tentatively titled Batman 3. It will hit cinemas July 20th, 2012. That’s a mere two years away! Start raising your expectations unreasonably! Little is known about Batman 3; technically we’re not even sure if Christopher Nolan will return to […]

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Head to Head – Terminator: Salvation

Welcome to the latest edition of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critic takes on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film, and we pick the fight! This week, Nigel Bridgeman went back in time to save Terminator: Salvation from a critical evisceration. For his troubles, he picked […]

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Terminated – Terminator Salvation DVD review

Terminator Salvation – Starring Christian Bale, Sam Worthington and Anton Yelchin. Directed by McG. Rated M. Originally published June 2, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. This is not the future James Cameron told us about. He promised us a sci-fi franchise that was as thoughtful as it was action packed. I’ve seen the new Terminator film […]

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Original gangster – Public Enemies DVD review

Public Enemies – Starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Marion Cotillard. Directed by Michael Mann. Rated MA. Originally published July 28 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Michael Mann’s latest film Public Enemies suffers from the biggest movie spoiler of all – history. Even a cursory glimpse into the life of legendary bank robber John Dillinger will […]

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Tom Cruise: American Psycho?

source: blackbookmag.com This one makes so much sense we cannot believe we didn’t piece it together sooner. Director Mary Harron has revealed that Christian Bale‘s terrifying performance in American Psycho was inspired by Tom Cruise. The 1999 film was based on the controversial novel by Bret Easton Ellis, in which a smiling yuppie named Patrick […]

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Original gangster – Public Enemies review

Public Enemies – Starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Marion Cotillard. Directed by Michael Mann. Rated MA for violence. 140 mins. Michael Mann’s latest film Public Enemies suffers from the biggest movie spoiler of all – history. Even a cursory glimpse into the life of legendary bank robber John Dillinger will reveal that he was […]

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Terminated – Terminator: Salvation review

Terminator Salvation – Starring Christian Bale, Sam Worthington and Anton Yelchin. Directed by McG. Rated M. 115 mins. This is not the future James Cameron told us about. He promised us a sci-fi franchise that was as thoughtful as it was action packed. I’ve seen the new Terminator film, and I no longer think we […]

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Get an eyeful of the new Terminator: Salvation poster!

The latest one-sheet for Terminator: Salvation features a whole bunch of eyes, primarily provided by stars Christian Bale and Sam Worthington. Not really too much to say that hasn’t already been said about the upcoming Terminator flick, although it is quite interesting to see Worthington share top billing with Bale. Good work Sam! Here is […]

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Come on! Sam Worthington is not replacing Bale as Batman.

source: news.com.au I normally don’t like to post rumours on this blog, unless they come from at least a couple of trustworthy sources. However, I found an article on The Herald’s Sun website that I had to show you all. “Sam Worthington tipped to replace Christian Bale as Batman.” This will never, ever happen. As […]

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Johnny get your gun – Depp and Bale face off in Public Enemies

source: traileraddict.comThe first official trailer for Michael Mann’s upcoming gangster flick Public Enemies has exploded onto the web. It stars Johnny Depp as the notorious criminal John Dillinger and Christian Bale as the FBI agent intent on hunting him down. It has been four years since Mann has helmed a feature film, and arguably five […]

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Terminator Salvation trailer reaches new heights of badassery

source: traileraddict.com A brand new trailer for Terminator: Salvation has landed online, promising the kind of crazy action we’d always dreamed about after Judgment Day. Drinking game: Take a sip everytime cheeky DP Shane Hurlbut walks into frame. http://www.traileraddict.com/emd/9244 I really dig this new trailer, and am suddenly filled with more faith in McG‘s ambitious […]

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Micheal Cera goes Christian Bale-crazy on the set of his new flick

source: youtube.com During the course of our non-stop Michael Cera reporting, we neglected to mention that he would soon be playing the lead role in the adapatation of the popular teen novel Youth in Revolt by C.D Payne. In an attempt to cash in on Bale-Out 2009, a video from the YIR set has “leaked” […]

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Christian Bale loses his mind on set of Terminator: Salvation

source: tmz.com Well, I feel quite dirty for taking a story from TMZ of all places, but this one is just too good to miss. High quality audio of Christian Bale flipping out on the set of Terminator: Salvation. Bale’s tirade is set off by Director of Photography Shane Hurlbut, who accidentally walks onto the […]

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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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Who Should Play Robin Hood in Ridley Scott’s "Nottingham"?

Over the last couple of months there has been a lot of speculation over who is going to play Robin Hood in Ridley Scott‘s film Nottingham. Russell Crowe is signed on to play the Sherriff of Nottingham, who this time will be the hero, while Robin Hood will be the villain. Since Scott can’t decide, […]

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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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