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The 12 Best Movie Sequels Ever

Movie sequels are big business for Hollywood. Many fans are getting burnt-out on sequels, especially since so many of them are unnecessary. Still, let’s not forget that when they’re done right, sequels can be great. Here are a dozen of the greatest sequels ever made.

Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy vs. The MCU Captain America Trilogy

Which is the best comic book inspired trilogy? Christopher Nolan’s revered Dark Knight trilogy has become the gold standard for turning comic book super heroes into serious art. However, the three MCU Captain America films have been called the best of all the MCU franchises. Both are excellent trilogies. Which is better? Let’s take a look.

Christian Bale: “I Didn’t Quite Nail It As Batman”

 Christian Bale admits he was jealous of Heath Ledger on the set of The Dark Knight. Bale explains how watching Ledger’s amazing performance as the Joker made him feel disappointed in his own work.

The 100 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far) –...

Our countdown of the top 100 films of the 21st Century (so far) concludes here with the top 25.

Christopher Nolan Set to Direct Historical Thriller ‘Dunkirk’

Warner Bros. has announced that Christopher Nolan's next feature film will be a historical action-thriller entitled, Dunkirk!  Read on for more information!

Science Fiction and the Best Picture Oscar

Science fiction films may be popular and profitable but they don’t get much respect at the Oscars (which will be here very soon). Whichever movie finally wins, the odds are that it will not be a science fiction film. Looking at the history of the Oscars, they haven’t been very kind to the genre that gave us Star Trek and Star Wars.

Is the DC Film Universe Relying Too Heavily On Batman?

There’s no denying that Batman is one of the most popular—arguably the most popular—comic book hero. The Nolan/Bale Batman trilogy was a financial and critical super hit.  Naturally, the Bat is going to figure prominently in DC/Warner Bros plans for its shared universe. However, is he becoming too much of a crutch for the company as their plans move forward? Cinelinx looks at the movie version of Batman and whether he should be the dominate figure in the DCCU.

Directors’ Trademarks: Christopher Nolan

At least once a month, Cinelinx will chose one director for an in-depth examination of the “signatures” that they leave behind in their work. With the release of Interstellar this week, let’s examine the trademark style and calling signs of Christopher Nolan as director.

Does Warner Bros. Have a No Humor Mandate for DC Films?

 

Will the DC cinematic universe be permanently humor-free? If the rumor from Hitfix is true, don’t expect to get any laughs from future DCU films, because they have a “no joke” directive.

 

Comic Book Review: Detective Comics #27

What better to way to open up the 75th anniversary year for Batman than to start it off with a celebration of the 27th issue of Detective Comics through 27 tales taking up 96 pages? I'm sure many readers might know that the Dark Knight made his debut in the pages of Detective Comics in 1939. However, it never hurts to educate newer enthusiasts and that's exactly what the writers and artists do in this issue.

It Is What It Is, with The Jackass! Episode 238: BARBARIC!

It’s another episode of It Is What It Is, and B.C. is talking to The Barbarian This week on IiWiIJA, B.C. is joined by his...