Katie Calautti

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Christopher Nolan Reflects on his Batman Trilogy, Heath Ledger & More

Mon, December 3rd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Director Christopher Nolan conducted a Q&A in NYC last week, focusing on his Dark Knight Trilogy, working with Heath Ledger, pioneering the IMAX format and his excitement over producing Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel."

THE CBR REVIEW: "The Dark Knight Rises"

Thu, July 19th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

While undeniably entertaining, Warner Bros. Pictures' "The Dark Knight Rises," the final chapter of Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale's Batman trilogy, "goes out with a bang and a whimper."

CCI: "Man of Steel" Footage Reveals Darker Side of Superman

Sun, July 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

While the "Man of Steel" teaser that premiered at CCI revealed a decidedly darker take on the Superman story, director Zack Snyder avoided divulging many details - even dodging a question about General Zod.

CCI: "Iron Man 3" Footage Reveals Kingsley as Mandarin, New and Improved Suit in Action

Sun, July 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

CCI's packed Hall H "Iron Man 3" panel rolled out an extended reel of footage featuring confirmation of Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin and a stylish unveiling of the revamped suit.

CCI: Marvel Studios Confirms Phase Two Plans, Screens "Ant-Man" Test Footage

Sun, July 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel Studios returned to Hall H at CCI to thank confirm development of "Guardians of the Galaxy," reveal the titles of the "Thor" and "Captain America" sequels and show off Edgar Wright's test reel for "Ant-Man."

REVIEW: "The Amazing Spider-Man"

Mon, July 2nd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Despite strong turns from its cast, director Marc Webb's "The Amazing Spider-Man" ultimately disappoints due to a cobbled-together story and lackluster special effects, resulting in a reboot full of missed opportunities.

Producers Arad & Tolmach on the Origin of "Amazing Spider-Man"

Thu, June 28th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

"The Amazing Spider-Man" producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach spoke to CBR News about rebooting Marvel's flagship film franchise with a new cast and director at the helm.

Denis Leary Hunts "The Amazing Spider-Man"

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

CBR News spoke with Denis Leary about playing Captain Stacy in the upcoming reboot of Marvel's "Spider-Man" film franchise, his comedy background, and Emma Stone's improv skills.

"Amazing Spider-Man" Cast On Web-Shooters, Shotguns & Mad Science

Wed, June 13th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and the cast of "The Amazing Spider-Man" discuss the upcoming web-slinging reboot's focus on personal moments, on-screen chemistry and, of course, mechanical web-shooters.

The CBR Review: "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"

Thu, February 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" is the second film outing for Nic Cage as Johnny Blaze, and a much more successful one thanks to "Crank" directors Neveldine and Taylor.

Directors Neveldine & Taylor Reinvent "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"

Tue, February 14th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

CBR News spoke with directing duo Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor about "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" and how they made the sequel stand apart from the reviled 2007 original.

Fans, Press Get Sneak Peek at "The Amazing Spider-Man"

Mon, February 6th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Sony Pictures and Marvel gave fans in 13 cities around the globe a sneak peak of never-before-seen footage from "The Amazing Spider-Man" and CBR News was on hand to cover all the action.

Stan Lee and Gene Simmons Chat at Sundance

Fri, January 27th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Comic book icon Stan Lee and KISS frontman Gene Simmons had a conversation about comics, relationships and significant events at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Neveldine & Taylor Ride with "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"

Mon, January 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor discuss bringing their distinctive movie-making style to the Nic Cage-starring "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance," working with stars Idris Elba and Johnny Whitworth and more.

Nolan Presents "Dark Knight Rises" IMAX Prologue in NYC

Tue, December 13th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film

Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight Rises" promotional tour continues as the director presented the film's fabled six-minute opening sequence to an IMAX theater filled with New York journalists.

"Black Dynamite: TAS" Producers Talk Animation, Inspiration, Movie Sequel

Thu, October 20th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The producers of Cartoon Network's upcoming Adult Swim show "Black Dynamite: The Animated Series" spoke at NYCC on what fans of the cult hit film can expect from the series, along with the inevitable movie sequel.

NYCC: Tom Hiddleston Divulges "Avengers" Details

Sat, October 15th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film

Tom Hiddleston, best known as the thunder god's evil half-brother Loki from "Thor" and "The Avengers," spoke about the complexities of his character, working with Joss Whedon and the camaraderie of the film's cast.

CCI: "Locke & Key" Pilot Screening & Panel

Thu, August 4th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film

"Locke & Key" writer Joe Hill, artist Gabriel Rodriguez, director Mark Romanek and others gather to discuss the doomed Fox pilot based on the Eisner Award-winning comic series.

CCI: "The Amazing Spider-Man" Cast Q&A Panel

Sat, July 23rd, 2011 | Category: TV/Film

The cast of 2012's "Amazing Spider-Man" from Marvel Studios & Sony Pictures reveal the chemistry and heartfelt emotion behind the reboot.

CCI: Fans Invade "Captain America" Screening

Thu, July 21st, 2011 | Category: TV/Film

Battalions of fans embarked on a mission to be among the first to see Steve Rogers' big screen adventure at Paramount's advance screening of "Captain America: The First Avenger" at Comic-Con.

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