Latest Joker Stories
By Michael Long When we last see the Joker, he has, of course, succumbed to the Batman - physically, if not spiritually. Strung upside down, dangling from a cable off the facade of a high-rise building, the Joker squeals with delight.
The Batman sequel The Dark Knight has thundered through movie theaters across the country, shattering box-office records and leaving audiences mesmerized in its wake.
By Mark Jefferies THE new Batman movie has smashed box office records by taking pounds 77.7million in its first weekend. And The Dark Knight has outdone another superhero in the process, eclipsing Spider-Man 3's previous best figure.
By Cindy Koh The Dark Knight does not disappoint, be it in its whole or its parts. The storyline and acting are engaging, the visual effects is pleasing, to say the least, viewers cannot ask for much more.
NEW YORK (AP)- As Chris Finegan watched Heath Ledger's stunning portrayal of the Joker on Friday in "The Dark Knight," he couldn't help but think of another actor who wasn't on the screen: James Dean, who also died prematurely and tragically, nearly 53 years ago.
By MARC BAKER CESAR Romero's Joker was as camp as Christmas in the 1960s and Jack Nicholson's was a blast in the 1990s. But holy card trick! Heath Ledger's is simply knockout. Alot's been rumoured about The Dark Knight - but let me tell you, bat fans, you're in for the ride of your life.
WE'VE got a fantastic Batman gaming giveaway for our readers today! You can get your hands on a fantastic limited edition Xbox 360 designed exclusively for the release of the new Batman film.
By The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jul. 20--We filled the seats, that we did, to send Heath Ledger off in style. By Thursday, a day before "The Dark Knight" opened on a massive 9,200 screens across the country, studio analysts were saying that 90% of the weekend's available tickets already had been sold.
Batman's joust with the Joker has set another box office record. Stoked by fan fever over the manic performance of the late Heath Ledger as the Joker, "The Dark Knight" set a one-day box office record with $66.4 million on opening day, Warner Bros.
By Cole Moreton Ka-pow! Batman is smashing Hollywood box-office records this weekend with his new film, 'The Dark Knight'. But the real star is the psychotic Joker, played by Heath Ledger in his last role before his death from a drugs overdose. The baddies often outclass the Bat, says Cole Moreton.
- totally perplexed and mixed up.