The Dark Knight Rises

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Are we voting at the box office?

The accompanying chart classifies various big budget releases over the past 15 months according to their political leanings based on my interpretation of the film.
Movie projections
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 24, 2012

Did you see the new Batman movie?

Everyone else has.
By KARL STEVENS  |  August 03, 2012

The cast and crew shed light on The Dark Knight

More than your average comic-book-hero movie — Green Lantern (2011) and Fantastic Four (2005) come to mind — Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy has demonstrated an uncanny political insight and prescience.
Occupational hazards  
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 20, 2012

Review: The Dark Knight Rises

No other superhero has less fun than the Batman (Christian Bale) of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.
Not so serious
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 20, 2012

Secret identities get a workout in this summer’s movies

This summer, it's not enough for heroes to have superpowers; they have to suffer existentially as well.
Hidden agendas
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
"Cool" connection

"Cool" connection

  Is it fair to draw parallels between the Occupy movement and the antiwar demonstrations in the 60s and 70s? True, both sprang up more...
By Peter Keough  |  October 18, 2011