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‘Legends of the Knight’: Batman inspires ordinary heroes in documentary

The LA Times’ Hero complex interviews Brett Culp, the director of a documentary that examines the hero mythos of Batman and how the dark knight is inspiring people to do good. Filmmakers and comic book creators have taken Batman to some dark and scary places in recent years, but a new documentary steps away from the Read MoreRead More

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

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