Full Coverage: 10 years later, re-read the L.A. Times’ coverage of ‘The Dark Knight’
The first time we see Batman in “The Dark Knight,” the second and greatest chapter of Christopher Nolan’s film trilogy, he isn’t really Batman.
This is the first of a three-part interview with Christopher Nolan, the director of the astoundingly successful summer film “The Dark Knight,” which has pulled in $528 million in the U.S. alone (a total second only to “Titanic”) and has worldwide grosses that are now approaching the $1 billion mark.
This is the second of a three-part interview with Christopher Nolan, the director of “The Dark Knight,” which was released in mid-July 2008 and grossed over $1 billion in worldwide box office.
This is the final installment of a three-part interview with Christopher Nolan, director of “The Dark Knight,” the second-highest-grossing film, right now, in history and, by many accounts, the best superhero adaptation ever.
Great actors, even those who have been blessed with longevity, often bear a tragic mark.
For Warner Bros., the mission was to keep “The Dark Knight” from seeing the light of day.
Given the success of “Batman Begins” three years ago, adventurous, eclectic director Christopher Nolan could have gone anywhere and done anything with his next film.
The British filmmaker Christopher Nolan has the mien of a passionate literature professor (passionate, that is, in the British sense of the term) and, last December, he spoke about the young actor Heath Ledger as if he were the most fascinating manuscript to cross his desk in years.