10 years later, re-read the L.A. Times' coverage of 'The Dark Knight'

Ten years after it changed Hollywood, 'The Dark Knight' is back in theaters. Accept no substitutes

Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" turns 10, but its influence on Hollywood is as immediate as ever.

How Christopher Nolan used architecture to alienating effect in 'The Dark Knight'

"The Dark Knight" took Batman out of the cartoon realm and placed him in the middle of a contemporary American city.

Christopher Nolan on ‘Dark Knight’ and its box-office billion: ‘It’s mystifying to me’

"Dark Knight" director Christopher Nolan talks about the perceived politics of the movie, his plans for the future and that staggering box-office total.

Christopher Nolan revisits his favorite scene in ‘Dark Knight’

London native Christopher Nolan was asked to pick one scene in the film that he would circle as the essential moment in the movie, either in its service to the overall story or the film’s texture. He answered quickly.

Christopher Nolan says his Batman, unlike the Marvel Cinematic Universe's heroes, doesn’t play well with others

Christopher Nolan, the director of "The Dark Knight," talks about the problems with teaming up Batman with other superheroes and also discusses the potential for an Oscar nomination for the late Heath Ledger.

Great acting's tragic flaw is on display with Heath Ledger in 'Dark Knight'

In his critics notebook, Charles McNulty opines that Heath Ledger's short legacy as a screen actor offers us enough evidence of the rarity of his talent.

Warner Bros. took painstaking care to thwart pirates as secrecy cloaked 'Dark Knight'

Warner created a "chain of custody" to track who had access to "The Dark Knight" at any moment, helping them thwart the efforts of pirates.

Review: Heath Ledger's Joker inflames a despairing 'Dark Knight'

Kenneth Turan reviews "The Dark Knight," saying that the movie may be the most hopeless, despairing comic-book movie in memory, and it creates a world where being a superhero is at best a double-edged sword.

Director Christopher Nolan feels obligated to give Batman fans a dark and stormy 'Knight'

For director Christopher Nolan, "The Dark Knight" is an unsettling crime film, not a super-hero escapade, and a film to honor Heath Ledger's performance.