Latest Joker Stories

2008-07-20 09:00:00

Batman's joust with the Joker has set another box office record.

2008-07-20 03:00:28

By Jerry Berrios HOLLYWOOD - Andrew Doss is out of a job because of Batman.

2008-07-20 03:00:02

By FIONA YOUNG THE new Batman movie has shattered US box office records. Warner Brothers say the The Dark Knight has set a 24-hour record after raking in pounds 33.2million on its opening day. The till receipts outstrip the previous record of pounds 30million set last year by Spider-Man 3.

2008-07-19 21:00:19

By Josh Grossberg RELATED LINKS: * » 'Dark Knight' sets box office record * » What our critics think * » More special 'Batman' coverage Video: 8-minute 'Dark Knight' trailer It's a movie she had been waiting months - even years - to see.

2008-07-19 21:00:19

By Jessica Vosgerchian The midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight," the latest in the Batman film saga starring the late Heath Ledger as the arch villain Joker, appeared much like Halloween in July on Thursday night.

2008-07-19 12:00:31

By Michael Farrell, Gloucester Daily Times, Mass. Jul. 19--The late Australian actor Heath Ledger, who moviegoers and critics alike said stole the show in his portrayal of the Joker in the latest Batman movie, was a noted insomniac.

2008-07-19 09:00:27

By Rachel Johnson, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 19--The most highly anticipated movie of the summer has arrived. "The Dark Knight" swept into Aiken on Friday, leaving residents in a frenzy to get tickets and see what all of the hype is about.

2008-07-19 03:00:25

By Matthew Price, The Oklahoman Jul. 19--NORMAN -- Believe the hype, according to fans attending midnight screenings of "The Dark Knight" in Norman and across the metro.

2008-07-19 03:00:25

By David Hiltbrand and Dan Lieberman, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 19--The Bat signal has been burning brightly in the night sky. At 56 area theaters, fans, many in costume, eagerly queued up yesterday morning at 12:01 to be the first to see The Dark Knight, the explosive new Batman movie.

2008-07-19 00:00:27

By Iain Blair When the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight" began screenings last month before its debut today, some moviegoers saw Heath Ledger as an instant Oscar candidate as the deranged villain, The Joker.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.