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Dark Knight Project Hits Big Screen Saturday

This just in: The Dark Knight Project will get its first public screening this weekend, as part of The Chicago International Reel Shorts Festival. The short will be shown Saturday, September 13th, after the 7 PM sci-fi/horror show in the Film Row Cinema at Columbia College (1104 S. Wabash) on the top floor. function change_color(input, [...]

Book Excerpt: Building Batman: Dead End

With the nation going bonkers for The Dark Knight this week, it seems only fitting to unveil a related snippet of the upcoming fan film book, Homemade Hollywood: Fans Behind The Camera. Here’s an edited-down excerpt about one of the most popular fan movies of all-time, Sandy Collora’s 2003 flick, Batman: Dead End. As regular [...]

Dark Knight Fan Film aims for Feature Reality

I mentioned The Dark Knight Project a few weeks ago as its cast and crew were gearing up to shoot in mid-June. Now the fan film—and the feature film it ties into—have been released. The Dark Knight, Heath Ledger’s last movie, has done pretty well since it came out Friday, debuting to the biggest box [...]

Batman Off The Clock (and maybe his rocker)

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a movie coming out this week about a Caped Crusader guy who fights crime and stuff. Yeah, it looks like the world has been seized by another bout of BatMania, thanks to Friday’s debut of The Dark Knight. While Batman is always portrayed as a hero—a deeply flawed, ridiculously [...]

New Batman Fan Films, Part 3: Little Batman

Over the last few days, I’ve been highlighting new Batman fan flicks that are currently in production, all hoping to hit the internet roughly around July 18, when The Dark Knight in theaters. Today, I’m highlighting one that’s actually finished. If you want to see an unusual—but terminally cute—fan film, look no further than The [...]

New Batman Fan Films, Part 1: Batman Madman

With Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skulls out of the way, it seems like the next big franchise movie that people are looking forward to this summer is The Dark Knight. As proof of that anticipation is running high, there’s a number of Batman fan flicks that are aiming to come out [...]

Review: Batman Vs. Star Trek

The most memorable scene in Stand By Me, at least for me, is the one where the kids argue as to who would win in a fight: Superman or Mighty Mouse? We’ve all had that kind of conversation at some point or another. Once you get a bit older, the questions change to “Ginger or [...]

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