Latest Neo-noir Stories

2008-08-12 06:00:39

New Batman film The Dark Knight grossed pounds 13million last week to make it the No 1 movie in the US for the fourth week in a row. It is now third in the all-time US box office list, with total takings of pounds 222million, behind only Titanic and theoriginal Star Wars.

2008-08-10 21:00:19

By eamonn holmes THE British film censor keeps referring concerned parents to its website in the ongoing row about the classification of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight.

2008-08-10 00:00:17

By Camila Batmanghelidjh The indifference to human suffering in the caped crusader's latest foray is more shocking than the graphic violence that has excited its early critics.

2008-08-10 00:00:16

The dark protector of Gotham city's sky is back to rid the streets of crime! The latest blockbusting movie to hit the cinemas is the sequel to Batman Begins, The Dark Knight. Our secret superhero Bruce Wayne vowed to keep the city safe after seeing his parents taken away at an early age.

2008-08-05 06:00:29

By Bruce Dancis, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 5--"The Dark Knight" is on a mission of "Titanic" proportions.

2008-08-02 15:00:15

By WARD, Nick Nick Ward takes a peek into the darkness at the movies this week. -------------------- The Dark Knight Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger. Directed by Christopher Nolan. M. State Cinema.

2008-08-02 00:00:19

First of all I would like to mention that my friend and I were so hyped about this film we went all the way to Birmingham to see it in IMAX. (It's like a HD version of the cinema.) We live in Exeter. But I think it was totally worth it.

2008-07-29 21:00:16

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THREE RIVERS, Michigan - Three Rivers police have arrested a man who they say tried to steal posters and other items related to the new Batman movie from a cinema lobby while dressed up as the Joker.

2008-07-28 18:00:27

By Rodger Mullen, The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jul. 28--I was torn. On one hand, the little boy looked so cute in his Batman mask and cape, waiting at the movie theater for a showing of "The Dark Knight." He's the kind of boy who makes you say, "awwww ...

2008-07-27 15:00:21

`Dark Knight' star Christian Bale, in London, denied assault allegations Tuesday reportedly made by his mother and sister, hours after the Wales-born actor was arrested, questioned by London police and released on bail. The 34-year-old actor, who plays Batman, was not charged.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.