Shine on You Crazy Diamond – Heath Ledger on a Skateboard

The Dark Knight – the film that changed the way the Academy voted on Best Picture, remains among the best films to ever waft in their direction, whether they were smart enough, in mass, to notice, or not. This great (photoshopped) pic just turned up on Nervemedia’s...
Posted On 16 Sep 2011

Inception: Why So Serious?

Although I missed the whole thing, apparently there was a sort of Twitter fight about whether or not the Dark Knight fan base had it in for anyone who dared to say a negative thing about Inception. This, because some have seen the movie and others haven’t. Those who...
Posted On 06 Jul 2010

Will The Ten Best Picture Nominees Impact Women?

Women & Hollywood took the question to the several female voices in the business: Gale Anne Hurd, producer of The Terminator, The Abyss and Punisher: War Zone I’m delighted the Academy has made this decision – now lesser known indie films, strong dramas or musicals, and...
Posted On 26 Jun 2009

2008′s Best Film on HBO June 13

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Posted On 08 Jun 2009

Is Watchmen the Next Dark Knight?

Anne Thompson asks, in her column at the Daily Beast. I think we all know the answer to that question. The Dark Knight was, I think, a bit of a fluke. It had a lot of things coming together at once, including the untimely death of Heath Ledger, that gave it magic it...
Posted On 06 Mar 2009