Watch The Test Footage For Brad Bird's Never-Made Take On The Spirit

Producer Steven Paul Leiva (Space Jam) put this bit of wonderful ephemera on his YouTube channel awhile back, and it’s well worth taking three minutes to watch: the “pencil-test trailer” for an animated version of Will Eisner’s The Spirit that was almost made in 1980 by Brad Bird and Gary Kurtz. » 4/18/15 8:45am 4/18/15 8:45am

So What Happened To All Those Dark Knight Imitators?

It's been over a year since The Dark Knight made a billion dollars and revolutionized genre cinema. At the time, everyone said we'd be seeing a spate of Dark Knight-influenced "dark" superhero films. So are any of them still happening? » 9/03/09 12:30pm 9/03/09 12:30pm

I feel like there were other "dark" superhero movie ideas being tossed…