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

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

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."

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The CBR Review: "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"

Heath Ledger's final performance is captured on film in director Terry Gilliam's latest fantasy-filled epic. Does the movie live up to the hopes and expectations of Ledger's fans? CBR's review has an answer to that question.

Terry Gilliam Discusses

Terry Gilliam Discusses "Doctor Parnassus"

The filmmaker spoke to CBR about the autobiographical undertones in his latest movie, as well as the tragic death of leading man Heath Ledger and subsequent replacement by actors Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell.

Lily Cole Discusses

Lily Cole Discusses "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"

The model turned actress discussed playing Valentina opposite Christopher Plummer and the late Heath Ledger in director Terry Gilliam's latest movie, "The Imaginaurum of Doctor Parnassus."

CCI: Terry Gilliam’s “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus”

CCI: Terry Gilliam’s “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus”

Filmmaker Terry Gilliam met with fans in San Diego to discuss his latest film and co-star Heath Ledger’s death. The filmmaker also received a special honor from Comic-Con.

Heath Ledger wins Best Supporting Actor Oscar

Heath Ledger wins Best Supporting Actor Oscar

Heath Ledger, the early favorite to win the 2009 Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, has been posthumously presented with the award. Accepting for the actor were his father, mother and sister.

The Dark Knight Snubbed in Major Oscar Noms

The Dark Knight Snubbed in Major Oscar Noms

Though Heath Ledger gets a much deserved posthumous nod for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as The Joker, Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" has been shut out of nearly every major Oscar category.

Heath Ledger Nominated for Golden Globe

Heath Ledger Nominated for Golden Globe

The nominees for the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced, and Heath Ledger has earned a posthumous nod for his celebrated role as The Joker in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight."

PRESS RELEASE: Heath Ledger's Joker tops Fandango's 2008 Most Popular Costume list

DARK KNIGHT FLASHBACK: The Joker, Pt. II

DARK KNIGHT FLASHBACK: The Joker, Pt. II

With the premiere of the "The Dark Knight" nearly upon us, CBR brings you the second of an in-depth history of the Joker in comics and film, from the turbulent 1970s to the new Heath Ledger-starring film.

CUT THE DARK KNIGHT: The Editors

CUT THE DARK KNIGHT: The Editors

Editor Lee Smith and First Assistant Editor John Lee discuss exclusively with CBR their task of bringing Christopher Nolan’s Batman epic to the IMAX screen, and confirm once and for all that Heath Ledger completed all his work for the film.

HELM THE DARK KNIGHT: Christopher Nolan

HELM THE DARK KNIGHT: Christopher Nolan

Director Christopher Nolan talks with CBR News about the challenges of technology and casting in “The Dark Knight,” shares his designers' reactions to the notion of the Batpod, and talks Harvey Dent.

THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN: Christian Bale

THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN: Christian Bale

“The Dark Knight’s” Christian Bale talks once more to CBR about Batman’s discipline and intensity, Heath Ledger, and the importance of Christopher Nolan to the reborn film franchise.

THE DARK KNIGHT DEVOTED: Maggie Gyllenhaal

THE DARK KNIGHT DEVOTED: Maggie Gyllenhaal

The new Rachel Dawes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, talks with CBR News about taking over the role from Katie Holmes, the differences between "The Dark Knight" movies and independent films, and 300-storey drops.

DEFEND THE DARK KNIGHT: Gary Oldman

DEFEND THE DARK KNIGHT: Gary Oldman

CBR News speaks once more with "The Dark Knight" co-star Gary Oldman, this time about the appeal of Jim Gordon, his upcoming “A Christmas Carol,” and his thoughts for a third Batman film. SPOILER WARNING.

The Dark Knight: The CBR Review

The Dark Knight: The CBR Review

Christopher Nolan's second Batman outing is a dark, haunting vision that reveals to a mass audience what fans of the characters have known for years - the Joker is nothing to laugh at.

THE DARK KNIGHT: Posters & Stills Gallery

THE DARK KNIGHT: Posters & Stills Gallery

Warner Bros. has released a massive gallery of images from the upcoming "The Dark Knight," featuring new shots of Batman, the Joker, Harvey Dent, Lieutenant Gordon, the Bat-Pod and more.

HUNT THE DARK KNIGHT: Gary Oldman

HUNT THE DARK KNIGHT: Gary Oldman

CBR talks to Gary Oldman about his role as Jim Gordon in "The Dark Knight." Oldman discusses the challenges of his non-insane character, assumes blame for some botched takes, and praises co-star Heath Ledger. SPOILER WARNING.

DIRECT THE DARK KNIGHT: Christopher Nolan

DIRECT THE DARK KNIGHT: Christopher Nolan

In this first of a series of interviews with the cast and crew of "The Dark Knight," CBR's Andy Khouri goes in-depth with director Christopher Nolan about his vision of the Joker, Batman's detective acumen, and themes of violence and escalation.

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Latest "The Dark Knight" Trailer Online

The latest "The Dark Knight" trailer has debuted online, featuring great looks at both the Joker and Harvey Dent, and we've got all the info and screen captures for ya.

CBR LIVE: Joker Events in NYC + LA

CBR LIVE: Joker Events in NYC + LA

The Dark Knight viral campaign continues to infect, with Joker events held all over the world Monday night. CBR News was in Los Angeles and New York City to get all the details on the event and the brand new trailer.

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