2012 is a big year for Joss Whedon. After years of his creative output being scuppered by studio interference, or cancelled mid-flow, the , and creator has his name attached to two upcoming major releases. And, in fact, they’re both out in the UK this month.
(Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images) This post has been corrected, as indicated below There’s nothing sentimental or soft about Gotham City, and that seems to suit Christopher Nolan just fine. The 41-year-old filmmaker fills the screen with grim architecture, hard-luck faces and gun-metal hues; tricks of the mind are his narrative specialty, not affairs of the heart. Still, last Thursday, eating his dinner standing up in a movie theater lobby, Nolan confessed that even he got a bit misty during the final shooting days of “The Dark Knight Rises,” which is (by all appearances) his final visit to the world of Batman. “I tend not to be too emotional on the set, I find that doesn’t help me do my job,” the writer-director said between bites.
by Alex Billington December 26, 2011 Time for a Fincher recap. In my recent interview with David Fincher , the first question I asked was: "what are the defining factors that help you decide what project you're going to take?"