the dark knight

This New 4D Batman Theme Park Ride Looks Like A Giant Nope-Coaster

Growing up outside of St. Louis, there was a Six Flags only a forty-minute drive away. You could look right off the highway and see the sprawling parking lot, the giant Ferris wheel, and the twisted metal of all the roller coasters. The most imposing snake-like construction was Batman: The Ride.


How Much Does It Really Cost To Be Batman?

It’s been done before, but hey, scientific propositions need repeated testing, don’t they? Movieclips Trailers analysed the Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy and compared Batman’s gear to current market prices to come up with the definitive price it would take to be the dark knight. The final tally? $US79,237,480.98. Not too expensive for a billionaire, right?


What If Batman Used Apple Maps?

Could The Dark Knight have saved his beloved Rachel Dawes if he were using Apple Maps to find his way? Would Harvey Dent still have that nonsense all up his face if Siri guided the Bat Pod through the streets of Gotham? Wonder no more, internet, for YouTube has the answer.


Batman Versus Physics: Could The Dark Knight Safely Glide In Real Life?

As countless Birdman rallies have shown, building a powerless flying contraption, even for a single person, is not an easy engineering task. Not that it’s ever been a concern for fictional superhero Bruce Wayne / Batman, who glides from tall buildings using nothing but his cape. But could he… really? A group from the Physics and Astronomy department at the University of Leicester in the UK decided to do the maths, using Batman Begins as a guide.


The Dark Knight First Movie To Be Digitally Rented On Facebook

After releasing The Dark Knight and Inception as iPhone apps, Warner Bros is breaking even more new ground by releasing The Dark Knight on Facebook.


Warner Bros Releases The Dark Knight And Inception As iPhone Apps

Interestingly, Warner Bros has released The Dark Knight and Inception as downloadable apps on the iPhone.


The Dark Knight iTunes Extras Gets You Blu-ray Extras Without The Blu-ray

The Dark Knight has been on DVD and Blu-ray for a while now, but it finally just hit iTunes. The best part? The 31 minutes of previously Blu-ray only bonuses can be had anywhere.


Movie Tickets Reach $US20

Starting with Shrek Forever After, three AMC theatres in New York will begin selling $US20 adult movie tickets on their IMAX screens. Even for a loose-moneyed film buff like me, that’s just too much.


Own A Batpod From The Dark Knight For A Mere $US100,000

Want to own the Batpod, Batman’s motorcycle from The Dark Knight? Well, this one-of-a-kind working 1:1 replica of it could be yours for a mere $US100,000 or best offer. Warning: you will definitely kill yourself trying to ride it.


The Next Batman Movie: July 20, 2012

And there was much rejoicing, in a growly, snarling voice: Warner Bros has announced the next Batman flick arrives July 20, 2012, again directed by Christopher Nolan. (Insert girly squeals.) [Variety via Techland]


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