The Dark Knight is a superhero film that came out in the year 2008. It is the sequel to the film Batman Begins. With The Dark Knight viewers will see another movie about the famous superhero known as Batman. In 2008, The Dark Knight was among the finest movies and went on to have lots of box office success. In this film, Batman goes up against the mob but also a new villain known as the Joker. As his other identity Bruce Wayne he is also looking to deal with his personal feelings for Rachel his childhood friend and one of the city District Attorneys. However she is currently involved with the District Attorney Harvey Dent. With Dent, Batman has an ally in looking to eliminate the mob and the Joker. This was the second film written and directed by Christopher Nolan.
In The Dark Knight, viewers are introduced to a new villain known as the Joker. He is a very dangers man who wears makeup similar to a clown along with dyed green hair. The Joker robs a bank owned by the mob. Meanwhile Batman is out fighting various criminals including one in which he thwarts a drug deal among mobsters. The next day police detective Gordon meets with Dent to discuss their strategy to eliminate the mob for good by seizing their money. Dent agrees and goes with the plan.
However a Chinese financier helps the mob avoid this and takes their money to protect it in Hong Kong. When the mob is having a meeting, the Joker shows up and offers to help kill Batman. At first they refuse but eventually give in once they all get arrested by the authorities. Once the Joker begins his attempt to eliminate Batman he begins killing impersonators of Batman to send a message. The Joker threatens to kill people everyday until Batman reveals his true identity.
Over time the Joker commits a series of terrorist attacks and sets up a capture to help execute his plan. He gets corrupt detectives to murder the police commissioner, murder a judge and then kills Rachel Dawes the assistant district attorney who is Dent's lover and also the woman Wayne wants to have romantic ties to as well. In the end Batman eventually fights the Joker and ties him up for the SWAT to arrest him.
He has a final confrontation with Dent who became Two Face after suffering an accident when escaping captivity by the Joker's henchmen. In the final confrontation Dent gets killed and Batman accepts liability for his death. A manhunt ensues and Batman goes into hiding.
Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new psychopathic clown. Oscar winner Jared Leto has been confirmed for his role in Warner Bros. and DC Comics' upcoming movie "Suicide Squad," in which Leto will play the role of The Joker. Leto was rumored to be joining the cast, along with Margot Robbie as Joker's girlfriend Harley Quinn, Will Smith as assassin Deadshot, and Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg. As of today, all of those cast members have been confirmed in an announcement from WB.
Ladies and gentlemen, here's your first look at "Gotham." Perhaps one of the most promising new shows scheduled for this year (at least for crime/genre fans), "Gotham" is a definite go for Fox and has it's first trailer introducing us to the characters. For those who haven't yet heard about this particular pilot, "Gotham" is a prequel of sorts to the Batman mythos. The series is set in the titular city, and takes place right around the time when Bruce Wayne's parents were murdered.
If you ever want to get a bunch of sci-fi, comic book and fantasy geeks talking, simply fill in the blanks: "[blank] vs. [blank], who would win in a fight?" Machinima.com aims to try to answer at least some of these questions, and the latest is a heavy-hitting match between Darth Vader and Batman. At first, you might think that Vader would make this a quick fight, considering that he has the Force on his side. But Batman always has a contingency plan for pretty much everything, so you can bet that a little space magic isn't going to stop him.