What is Movie News After Dark? It is a nightly movie news column that is definitely holding a picture of Harvey Dent. Not because it has anything to do with The Dark Knight Rises, but because it still believes in Gotham’s white knight.

As any seasoned FSR reader could tell you, we don’t really like running an abundance of set photos. Because, as any filmmaker or film purist might tell you, set photos are never delivered with the right context or polish, thus you’re not really getting a look at the finished project. That said, I’m sure I’d be run out of town if we didn’t at least mention the new Dark Knight Rises set photos floating around the web, as they reveal Batman and a fully costumed Bane (Tom Hardy) duking it out in the snowy streets of Pittsburgh. The lead image tonight is perhaps the best of them, but more can be found over at ComicBookMovie.com.

Found via Ryan Gallagher, one of the chaps over at Criterion Cast and a consistent tweeter of interesting links, is this discussion over at Movie Morlocks about racist images in classic films. It’s worth a look. Also, if we’re down to sites being called Movie Morlocks, I think we can officially call the film blogosphere a full party.

25 years ago today, Flight of the Navigator was released. Over at /Film, Germain Lussier writes lovingly about the silly little film. In the end, the overall lesson appears to be that the mid-1980s were simpler, more ridiculous times.

Have a look at this first trailer for the Bryan Singer produced digital series H+. Finally, the internet is going to kill us all:

This has very little to do with movies — other than the fact that it is about one of the best voices in the film blogosphere today — but everyone should give Cooking with (James) Rocchi a chance. This weekend he posted about scones so delectable that I licked my computer screen. It did not taste good, but I’m sure they would if I had a 4D Macbook Pro.

As you no doubt just learned via Jeremy Kirk’s box office recap for the weekend, The Smurfs gave Cowboys & Aliens quite a run for its money. But before you go and write those Smurfin’ headlines, consider the instructions of writer/producer Damon Lindelof, who shared the following tweet this afternoon: “To every entertainment journalist preparing to run some version of “Cowboys Get Smurfed!”… I beg of you, please — Don’t.” Ok fine, we didn’t.

According to a new LA Times piece, studios have not lost faith in superheroes. In fact, films like X-Men: First Class and Captain America have given Hollywood renewed energy, options for narrative directions and ultimately millions of dollars. So I’d say the business of putting masked men on film isn’t going down anytime soon.

In the category of “silly things” meet “requisite Breaking Bad references,” please direct some attention to Joanna Robinson at Pajiba’s list of TV characters worth punching in the face. If anyone hits Nancy Botwin, they’re going to have a problem with me, ya heard!

We close this evening with the folks of [the films of], a project that mashes up the films of one particular entity and displays its beauty in glorious viral video form. Tonight they hand us [the films of] Pixar Animation Studios. I’ve no doubt that you’ve seen these films, and can appreciate them appropriately, but there’s nothing wrong with a little refresher.


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