Batman Is Way Kinkier Than You Remember In Fifty Shades of Wayne

Combining the Fifty Shades of Grey trailer and the Dark Knight trilogy is way funnier than it has any right to be. I'll admit that "cave diving" and "potent hallucinogens" made me laugh against my will. This is somehow much more entertaining than expected. » 3/02/15 11:00pm 3/02/15 11:00pm

The 5 Best And 5 Worst "I Wanted to Get Caught" Villain Schemes

Villains sure do like to be captured on purpose, don't they? We've seen it again and again as a trope, but it's not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it does show just how brilliant our bad guy is. And sometimes, it shows just how stupid our heroes are. Here are the best — and worst — times a villain got sent to the… » 2/05/15 10:08am 2/05/15 10:08am

Instead Of A Batmobile, Medieval Knight Batman Rides A Giant Living Bat

We've seen one artist portray Batman as a medieval knight battling and endlessly grinning Joker dragon, but this illustration by Jason Kang focuses more on what the medieval Dark Knight's armor might look like—and his might steed, the Bat...well...Bat. He even has a Robin. » 11/20/14 1:20pm 11/20/14 1:20pm

James Franco's Batman Recreates the Beetlejuice Dinner Party

Come for Batman, the Joker, Catwoman, and Robin lip-synching to "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)," stay for the inevitable Michael Keaton joke. » 10/07/14 3:00am 10/07/14 3:00am

What If Christopher Nolan Had Directed The Incredibles?

Forget the bright tropical landscapes and jokes; this recut trailer imagines The Incredibles as a Dark Knight-style film, focusing on scenes filled with shadows or fluorescent lighting—and milking every ounce of the movie's pathos. » 8/29/14 9:30am 8/29/14 9:30am

Supercut: Morgan Freeman Explains Absolutely Everything

Nobody explains things better than Morgan Freeman. No matter how nonsensical, crazy or profound, everything sounds better when he explains it. We only use 10 percent of our brains? Sure. A mystical prophecy? Makes sense. But just to prove it, here are nearly 40 clips of Freeman explaining stuff. » 8/28/14 1:54pm 8/28/14 1:54pm

This Batman Branding Iron Is The Worst Great Idea We've Seen All Week

The Batman Branding Iron is a BIC-mounted, stainless steel branding iron 3D-printed in the shape of the bat symbol from Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy. It is $30.60, and "intended for branding Batmannish trade-dress on your school stuff, clothes, books, furniture, etc (Note: not pets or people)." » 8/23/14 9:30am 8/23/14 9:30am

What Casting Choice Sounded Terrible At First, But Turned Out Great?

Sometimes, a casting announcement will make our eyes roll, but it's a real treat when an actor we couldn't see in a particular part blows us away with a stellar performance. Which actor surprised you the most in a role you didn't think they could pull off? » 8/13/14 3:30pm 8/13/14 3:30pm

12 Sequels That Completely Change How You View The Original Story

Most of the time, sequels are at best entertaining, and at worst an affront to the memory of the original. But once in a great while, a sequel comes along that makes you rethink everything you thought you knew about the original story. Here are 12 sequels that pull back and show you the bigger picture. » 7/31/14 10:00am 7/31/14 10:00am

Stunt Casting That Actually Made Everything Better

Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting. » 6/05/14 9:00am 6/05/14 9:00am

The Hobbit, Game Of Thrones And Dark Knight Make For One Superb Medley

What do The Hobbit, The Dark Knight and Game of Thrones all have in common? Well, you probably all enjoy them. But they also are part of this amazing, beautiful musical mash-up by Jason Yang. Give it a listen and try not to imagine Bilbo and Batman at the Red Wedding. » 5/26/14 6:30am 5/26/14 6:30am

What's the most defining work of science fiction of the 21st century?

New millennium, new science fiction. So much has changed since the dawn of the 21st century, that we've found new works of fiction, film-making and television to speak to our scary new world. But which piece of science fiction from the past 14 years does the most to define our era? » 2/19/14 1:51pm 2/19/14 1:51pm

The Astoundingly Brilliant Doctor Who Art of Matthew Savage

Matthew Savage has become one of the most sought-after concept artists in movies, working on X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass, The Dark Knight and Prometheus. But before all that, Savage helped to reinvent the look of Doctor Who for the 21st century. Check out some of his amazing Doctor Who artworks! » 2/11/14 1:08pm 2/11/14 1:08pm

The Dark Knight trilogy makes for a strangely heartwarming comedy

Meet Batman-child, the Judd Apatow-ian protagonist in a brand-new comedy trailer assembled from all three films in The Dark Knight trilogy. Seeing as Bruce Wayne does, indeed, basically live in his parents' basement, this video edit works out way too well. » 1/22/14 4:40pm 1/22/14 4:40pm

What's the sickest villain introduction of all time?

When a villain comes onto the scene for the first time in a movie, book or TV show, he or she has to do something to make a mark right away. Put an eel in someone's ear. Murder someone we love. Do something horrible. What's the darkest, most memorable villain introduction ever? » 1/10/14 2:24pm 1/10/14 2:24pm

Christian Bale has some Batman advice for Ben Affleck

Now that Christian Bale has passed on the Bat-cowl to Ben Affleck, Access Hollywood asked the actor if he had given the new Dark Knight any advice regarding the role. Bale had, and his suggestions may surprise you — that is, unless you somehow guessed they were solely about peeing. » 11/18/13 7:20am 11/18/13 7:20am

​Thor: The Dark World shows superhero movies can still be joyful

It's a grim time for big-screen superheroes. Rebooted versions of Superman and Spider-Man both have daddy issues. Tony Stark has PTSD. Wolverine kinda wants to die. So it's a relief to watch Thor: The Dark World, which is the lightest, funniest superhero movie in ages. Let a thunder-god show you how to make a joyful… » 11/08/13 9:09am 11/08/13 9:09am

Batman Begins his driving exam in this exclusive ADHD short

He's beaten the Joker, the Penguin, and even Bane, but can Batman defeat his fiercest foe: The Gotham City driver's license exam? As this exclusive short from Fox's Animation Domination HD reveals, he'd probably have any easier time going against Bane again. » 10/04/13 2:30pm 10/04/13 2:30pm

The Dark Knight rises higher than ever before in This Week’s DVDs

Have you held off on buying Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy on DVD or Blu-ray? If so, your patience is about to pay off. Plus, Iron Man teams up with Peggy Carter, Doctor Who gets ready for the end, and meet a cross-dressing zombie, all in this week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases! » 9/23/13 3:20pm 9/23/13 3:20pm

Watch Christian Bale's Batman audition—in Val Kilmer's suit

Each actor who auditioned for the role of Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins had to do their best Batman while wearing Val Kilmer's batsuit. Watch Christian Bale's, when he was going a bit lighter on the gravelly Batman voice. » 9/22/13 7:30am 9/22/13 7:30am