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An Interview With Zack Snyder, Director Of ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

Mark Hughes interviews the controversial filmmaker on his career and the influences that will lead to “Batman Vs. Superman” MH: When did you become a fan of Batman, and of comics in general? Was it in the mid-1980s with the arrival of The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen, two comics you often discuss with such Read MoreRead More

How The Dark Knight helped spawn a filmmaking boom in Chicago

Christopher Nolan’s modern classic showcased the city of Chicago. As much as director Nolan—who grew up in Chicago and London—wanted to keep a low profile while he was shooting, there was no hiding The Dark Knight. Christian Bale stood on the edge of the roof of Sears Tower (now called Willis Tower). A huge chase Read MoreRead More

Christopher Nolan Explains How a 15 Minute Pitch Landed Him BATMAN BEGINS

This little featurette from Warner Brothers shows the popular director explaining how a short pitch session led to one of the most popular comic book trilogy of films. Warner Bros has just released another juicy featurette in anticipation of The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition (the shameless marketing, it’s almost too much to bear!). This time around Christopher Read MoreRead More

Visual Effects Breakdown of Batman Arkham Origins Cinematics

The line between movie effects and gaming effects is quickly blurring. Take a look at the visual effects breakdown provided by Matt Radford at Blur Studios (who’s previous work includes Avatar). First the complete cinematic: The VFX Breakdown: The challenge faced by creating snow on Batman: Origins was really one of time. We didn’t have Read MoreRead More

Why Ben Affleck Said ‘Yes’ to Batman (Analysis)

There’s a Hollywood game of thrones afoot with the announcement that Ben Affleck would don the cape and cowl – Borys Kit looks at the motives and stakes involved with what promises to be a tentpole film of 2015. Thursday’s seemingly out-of-left field announcement by Warner Bros. that Ben Affleckwas cast as Batman in the sequel Read MoreRead More

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