Latest Joker Stories
By Jesse B.
By Carla Meyer, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 18--To answer your first question: Heath Ledger's performance as The Joker in "The Dark Knight" is something to behold, electrifying and terrifying in its ingenuity.
By John Beifuss Holy promotion! Two Malco theaters are hosting programs of bat- activities Saturday to coincide with the opening of "The Dark Knight." Batman himself (or at least a costumed representative of the hero) will be at the Stage Cinema, 7930 Highway 64, from 6-8:30 p.m.
By John Beifuss Watching "The Dark Knight" is a stressful, dread-inducing experience. The movie makes a grim joke out of the idea that it was inspired by a series of so-called "comic" books.
By Matthew Price, The Oklahoman Jul. 18--NORMAN -- Believe the hype, according to fans attending midnight "The Dark Knight" screenings in Norman and across the metro.
By Manuel Gamiz Jr., The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Jul. 18--It definitely was a dark night.
By Doug Pullen, El Paso Times, Texas Jul. 18--Holy hyperbole, Batfan, can "The Dark Knight" possibly live up to the, uh, well, hype? Pow! "The haunting and visionary 'Dark Knight' soars on the wings of untamed imagination," gushed Rolling Stone critic Peter Travers.
By Michael Smith, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 18--When the buzz is as big as has been the case for the late Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker in "The Dark Knight," with months of intense buildup since his death in January, it seems impossible to meet such expectations.
By Zoe Elizabeth Buck, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 18--"The Dark Knight," this summer's most anticipated movie, arrived in theaters at 12:01 this morning, sparking a serious case of Bat-mania in the Triangle and nationwide.
By Dan Webster, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 18--The man in black is back. And most movie critics, along with theater owners, are glad that he is.
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