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The Dark Knight Rises (2012): Articles


'The Dark Knight Rises' Mass Murderer Gets Life in Prison

'The Dark Knight Rises' logo. 'The Dark Knight Rises' lone terrorist gets life in prison The man who killed 12 people and injured 70 others at a July 2012 screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, in the Greater Denver area, has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. The sentence was announced today, Aug. 7, '15. Some were expecting that 27-year-old James Holmes was going to get the death penalty. According to Mother Jones, the jury deliberated for less than seven hours. The Aurora tragedy is one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. As of Feb. '15, pre-trial expenses in the case against the TDKR mass murderer cost state taxpayers $5.5 million. The […]


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'The Dark Knight Rises' Mass Murderer Gets Life in Prison



'Amour' & 'Zero Dark Thirty' Awards Season Favorites + 'The Dark Knight Rises' Among Top Ten

Amour with Emmanuelle Riva. Written and directed by Michael Haneke, the French-German-Austrian drama Amour, about an elderly couple coming face to face with death, is easily the top Best Foreign Language Film choice this awards season. Not only that, but the French-language Amour actually succeeded in being selected as the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's Best Film, period. Strangely, well-regarded veteran Jean-Louis Trintignant (Z, The Conformist, Three Colors: Red) hasn't been winning any awards in the U.S. Co-star Emmanuelle Riva, however, has been faring quite well, having shared the Best Actress award in Los Angeles (with, ahem, Silver Linings Playbook leading lady Jennifer Lawrence), and having won Best Actress honors from the San Francisco Film Critics Circle, the Boston Film […]


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'Amour' & 'Zero Dark Thirty' Awards Season Favorites + 'The Dark Knight Rises' Among Top Ten



Visual Effects Oscar: 'The Avengers' & 'The Dark Knight Rises' Semi-Finalists

Visual Effects Oscar 2013 semi-finalists: The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, Life of Pi Joss Whedon's The Avengers, Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, Ang Lee's Life of Pi, and Rupert Sanders' Snow White and the Huntsman are among the ten semi-finalists for the 2013 Academy Award in the Visual Effects category, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced earlier today. (Image: The Avengers' visual effects.) The ten movies still in contention for the 2013 Oscar for Best Visual Effects are listed below in alphabetical order: The Amazing Spider-Man Cloud Atlas The Dark Knight Rises The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey John Carter Life of Pi The Avengers Prometheus Skyfall Snow White and the Huntsman Best Visual Effects Oscar: […]


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Visual Effects Oscar: 'The Avengers' & 'The Dark Knight Rises' Semi-Finalists