Category Archives: The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray Announced for December 4th

The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray

UPDATE (10/2/12): A The Dark Knight Trilogy box-set was recently announced by Warner Bros. for release on December 4th. It will be available in both DVD and Blu-ray options, and will feature 5 discs in total, as well as The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy book.

Entertainment Weekly broke the news of the upcoming The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray/DVD release and Limited Edition Combo Pack. The film will be released in various formats and variations on December 4th. The Combo Pack has some spectacular packaging that includes a sculpture (so-to-speak) of Batman’s broken cowl. It will be jam-packed with special features, including a documentary about the Batmobile, a featurette called The Journey of Bruce Wayne, as well as Ending the Knight — an in-depth look featuring about 17 featurettes at how Nolan and his production team made The Dark Knight Rises. Check out the special packaging below:

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The Dark Knight Rises Passes $1 Billion Mark

The Dark Knight Rises 1 Billion

UPDATED: September 5th

The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s grand-scale conclusion to his Batman trilogy, just recently passed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide Box-office. According to the website, the film has grossed $1,011,514,754 — which is about $8 million past The Dark Knight‘s worldwide total. This marks Christopher Nolan’s second film to pass the billion dollar mark, and only the 13th film ever to do so.

Domestically, the film hasn’t been as big of an achievement — for a number of reasons. The current domestic gross sits at just over $433M, which is about $100M shy of its predecessor’s total. However, when it comes to IMAX theaters, The Dark Knight Rises has been a great success. It just passed the $100M milestone across 557 IMAX theaters worldwide. The only other film ever to do so was James Cameron’s Avatar.

The Dark Knight Rises is currently the 2nd highest grossing film of 2012, and 9th of all time — domestically.  If you look to the right on our website, in the sidebar, that’s where we’ll be posting the current Box-office total in real-time. We suspect it isn’t done rising yet.

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The Sound And Music Of The Dark Knight Rises

SoundWorks Collection, an online series profiling the sound and music behind the latest and greatest films, recently profiled the team behind The Dark Knight Rises. In the video are Composer Hans Zimmer and Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Richard King, both of whom should be considered vital members of Team Nolan. Check out the video:

Richard King won Oscars for his work on The Dark Knight and Inception, and Hans Zimmer was nominated for his score to the latter. Will they have a shot again this year? Comment below!

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