The Dark Knight Rises. . . And So Does The Dent Act

 The viral marketing for The Dark Knight Rises continues with Gotham City Mayor Anthony Garcia’s announcement of his signing of The Dent Act. Enjoy.

 

The Dark Knight Rises - The Dent Act:


 

 

The Dark Knight Rises. . . And So Do Pages From The Gotham Observer

The viral marketing for The Dark Knight Rises continues with these pages from Gotham City’s Gotham Observer. Enjoy.

 

The Dark Knight Rises - Gotham Observer:

 

 

Prometheus – SkyMovies Cast & Crew Interviews

SkyMovies Interviews Ridley Scott, Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, and Charlize Theron.

Prometheus – SkyMovies Cast & Crew Interviews:

 
 

Bill Murray – Slow-Motion Walk

Some gentlemen with a camera asked Bill Murray for an autograph, and instead of giving them one he offered to shoot a Wes Anderson-style slow motion walk with them. It was probably the best cinematic deal ever made. Enjoy.

Bill Murray’s Slow-Motion Walk:

 
 

The Dark Knight Rises. . . And So Do New Banners, A Poster & A Batcave Photo

Here are four new banners, a secret Catwoman poster and a production still for The Dark Knight Rises. Enjoy.

 

The Dark Knight Rises New Banners, Poster & Photo:


 

 

The Dark Knight Rises. . . And So Do New Empire Covers & High-Res Photos

 Empire Magazine, Britain’s fantastic film periodical has unveiled the new covers for this month’s issue featuring a 23-page celebration of Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, including extensive coverage of The Dark Knight Rises. The magazine also contains numerous high resolution still photos, some of which have been yet unreleased on the internet, as well as collectible Batman and Catwoman full-sized posters. Enjoy.

 

The Dark Knight Rises  New Still Photos:

 

Here Is An Excerpt From Empire‘s Coverage Of The Dark Knight Rises:

THE CROWD ROARS. August 6, 2011, and Empire is peering out of the press box nestled high in Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field football stadium. We take in a vast arena wrought from 12,000 tons of steel, home (appropriately) to the Pittsburgh Steelers, many of whom are today out on the pitch in old-school-Batman black and yellow to portray fictional team The Gotham Rogues. Across from us, on the home side, around 11,000 extras wave self-crafted Rogues placards and yell deliriously, as instructed by megaphone-waving assistant director Nilo Otero.

It’s an oppressively humid day, pushing 100 Fahrenheit; yet in Gotham it’s midwinter. Which means the assembled throng, most of them Pittsburgh locals here voluntarily, are sweltering in thick jackets and scarves. The potential ordeal is leavened by an ongoing prize raffle, and during the lunchbreak three desert-camouflaged Tumblers — those bespoke Lamborghini-Hummer-hybrid attack vehicles introduced and sprayed none-more-black in Batman Begins — trundle out. One performs a few speedy circuits. Atop another sits Steelers star player Hines Ward, waving and smiling. The third is cannon-mounted. It fires off a blast. The crowd roars.

And soon after, it screams. People scramble out of their seats and struggle for the exits. From Empire’s (thankfully air-conditioned) God’s-eye perspective, it looks like someone’s just dropped a neatly packed box of marbles. Panic is orchestrated. Something terrible is happening. The ‘terror’ comes later. First we see stuntmen-footballers sprinting across the field and falling into crashmat-lined craters, which pock a jagged-edged, raised-platform section laid over roughly a quarter of the pitch.

Next come the detonations. BAM BAM BAM BAM. More than 50 dirt-piles explode in seven blasts, leaving the air writhing with dark smoke. Heavily armed mercenaries storm the area. And then, striding in his fur-lined greatcoat, face swathed in a metal, snarling-baboon-maw mask and trailed by some strange, trolley-mounted, spherical doomsday device, arrives Tom Hardy’s Bane, powerhouse antagonist of The Dark Knight Rises. “This is the moment where Bane makes his plans known,” explains producer Emma Thomas, also Christopher Nolan’s wife. Big plans…

Empire has never before seen filmmaking on this scale. This is indisputably jaw-dropping. Huge. And it’s no boast to say that to witness such a spectacle is a precious rarity in the early 21st century. This stadium set-piece is more reminiscent of the genuine cast-of-thousands era of Ben-Hur — and we’re thinking as much of the 1925 version as William Wyler’s Chuck Heston-fronted ’59 one. These days we’re more used to scale segments built on studio lots or in cavernous, green-walled soundstages with digitally cloned CG extras in the stalls. It’s funny how for years we were all so impressed by Hollywood’s new digital, reality-replicating flourishes when, all along, they were nowhere near as extraordinary as, well, reality. Nobody makes movies like this anymore. Or rather, nobody else…

 

 

The Dark Knight Rises. . . And So Do New High-Res Images

 Today, six new still photos from The Dark Knight Rises  surfaced on the internetz. Enjoy.

 

The Dark Knight Rises Six New Still Photos:


 
 

Beard Like Harden

Here’s a spoof of the song Moves Like Jagger, titled Beard Like Harden, which is about my favorite Oklahoma City Thunder player, NBA Sixth Man of the Year, James Harden. Enjoy.

 

Beard Like Harden:

It’s our dream to have a beard like Harden so we wrote a parody of Maroon 5′s Moves Like Jagger. We also wanted to write something fun in celebration of the Thunder moving on in the playoffs. Hope you enjoy this! We had a blast making it.

Concept:
Gary Babb
Abby Babb

Lyrics:
Daniel Castor

Female Vocals:
Bobbi Castor

Male Vocals, Music Production, Shot and Edited:
Chris Castor