Film Meets Art: Christopher Nolan Inspired By Francis Bacon

Even being a hardcore Batman fan, there are always still some Dark Knight details to learn and this is a prime example. In this interview for a series on the artworks from Tate Britain‘s collection, Christopher Nolan explains the influence Francis Bacon‘s paintings had on creation of the look for Heath Ledger‘s modern, real-world style Joker in The Dark Knight. Enjoy!

 

Film meets Art – Chris Nolan inspired by Francis Bacon:

Christopher Nolan reveals how paintings by Francis Bacon inspired the Joker’s smeared make-up in ‘The Dark Knight’. Nolan talks about his longstanding fascination for Bacon’s work, and why, when words fail him, he turns to art to help shape his creative vision.

 
 
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Batman: Arkham Origins: Gameplay Walkthrough With Adam Sessler & Creative Director Eric Holmes

If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to buy Batman: Arkham Origins when it hits shelves today, then check out this new gameplay walkthrough from the game’s creative director, Eric Holmes. Enjoy!

 

Batman: Arkham Origins New Gameplay Walkthrough! Creative Director Eric Holmes with Adam Sessler:

 
 

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Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics – Exclusive Clips

Check out these awesome clips for Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment‘s new documentary hitting stores this Friday. The full-length documentary explores DC Comics‘ badass Rogues Gallery including including The Joker, Bane, Lex Luthor, Black Adam, Black Manta, Catwoman, Darkseid, Deathstroke, Doomsday, General Zod, Sinestro, and the Suicide Squad. It also features interviews with directors Richard Donner, Guillermo del Toro and Zack Snyder.

 

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics Clips:
 
SDCC 2013: Necessary Evil Trailer – Exclusive First Look

Enjoy this exclusive early look at the trailer for Necessary Evil, the upcoming new documentary that’s all about the super-villains of DC Comics

 
SDCC 2013: Christopher Lee Introduces Necessary Evil

In a video that debuted during San Diego Comic-Con 2013, Christoper Lee introduces Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, the upcoming new documentary that’s narrated by Lee.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Prime Example (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns discusses the unique character of Superboy Prime, an alternate universe character who made a truly heroic sacrifice, only to later evolve into a destructive villain.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Acting Evil (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Andrea Romano, Kevin Conroy and Clancy Brown discuss the appeal of voicing super-villains.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Molding Evil (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, clinical psychologist Andrea Letamendi and Batman writer Scott Snyder discuss the villain Clayface and his unique role in Batman’s gallery of adversaries.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Looking For Life (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Len Wein and Guillermo del Toro discuss the Swamp Thing villain, Anton Arcane.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – A Big Impression (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Geoff Johns reveals the first super-villain to make a big impression on him.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Left For Dead (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Alan Burnett and Andrea Romano look at the character of Red Hood, and whether there can be redemption for a former hero gone bad.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Rogues Galleries (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Geoff Johns and Dan DiDio discuss the importance of rogues galleries and reveal some of their favorites.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – A Very Deep Game (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Arrow Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim discusses Doctor Chaos, a Justice Society character he created.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Far More Interesting (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, comic book writer James Robinson (Starman, Earth 2) looks at the character of The Shade and discusses whether a super-villain can become a hero.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – A Psychological Problem (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, writer Marv Wolfman (“The New Teen Titans”) looks at the destructive psychological relationship between villain Terra and hero Beast Boy.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – A Difficult Choice (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, Jim Lee, Geoff Johns and Len Wein discuss the single most difficult choice that super heroes are forced to make.

 
Necessary Evil – Necessary Extras – Skinned Alive (Exclusive):
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In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, comic book writer and artist Tony S. Daniel (Detective Comics, Superman/Wonder Woman) discusses dramatically reinventing the Joker into an even more disturbed (and disturbing) character.

 
 

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Batman: Arkham Origins : Full Gameplay Demo Walkthrough

Batman: Arkham Origins : Full Gameplay Demo Walkthrough (E3 2013):

Batman: Arkham Origins full gameplay demo walkthrough in HD with live coverage on PlayStation E3 2013 stage and interview with Batman: Arkham Origins creative director Eric Holmes

Batman: Arkham Origins – Bruce Wayne’s Journey TV Spot

A couple of days ago a goofy TV Spot for Batman: Arkham Origins featuring villains in a hospital emergency room post Batman pummeling was released. Now, a more emotional, epic, badass TV spot has hit the internet which shows Bruce Wayne’s journey from his parents’ death, to their funeral, to being bullied in school, and training to become Batman all ultimately culminating in a fight between himself and Bane. If you’re as hardcore of a Batman fan as I am, I dare you not to get a bit teary-eyed. Enjoy!

 

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Check out the song from the spot, Still With Me by Tritional and Cristina Soto
 
 
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What Batman: Arkham Origins Learned from Asylum and City

What Batman: Arkham Origins Learned from Asylum and City:

The developers of Batman: Arklham Origins talk about their history and first time playing Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham City.

Batman: Arkham Origins: 28 Minute Soundtrack Sample

Well, boys and girls a little piece of Christmas or Halloween, depending on how you look at it, has come early. Warner Bros. Watertower Music has released 28 minutes of composer Christopher Drake’s score from the upcoming Batman video game Batman: Arkham Origins. Enjoy!

 

Official Album Preview – Batman: Arkham Origins: Original Video Game Score:

 
 
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