Movie News After Dark: Catwoman Prowls, Why You Love The Wire, The Avengers and Titanic Super 3D

What is Movie News After Dark? It’s a nightly collection of links from around the movie blogosphere that is impressed with the rest of the FSR staff’s ability to cherry pick all the really good news for full articles. That just makes it have to dig deeper. So lets do this.

We begin this evening with a new image from The Dark Knight Rises. One of six, to be exact. This one shows Anne Hathaway as Catwoman doing some of her cat burglary with her high-tech ears on. There’s another with Batman and his iPad, which you can see if you click over to /Film and check out the gallery.

Because we can’t get enough of The Wire just like the rest of you, we found this article from Fast Company to be great: Why You Love The Wire, Explained in Fascinating Detail.

The folks at The Playlist present 5 Things You Might Not Know About Mad Max, 33 Years to the Day After It Hit Theaters. I wonder what will be revealed on its 34th birthday.

The discussion about the future (or lack thereof) of 35mm film rages on with a great LA Weekly piece, Movie Studios Are Forcing Hollywood to Abandon 35mm Film. But the Consequences of Going Digital Are Vast, and Troubling. It talks about filmmakers like Christopher Nolan who are still championing 35mm, even as exhibitors and studios push toward a world in digital.

The folks over at Filmophilia present a list of the Top Eleven Animated Features Defining Generation Y.

io9’s Lauren Davis presents a guide to How to Bring Back Firefly in Five Terrible Steps. It’s just another fun way of talking about Joss Whedon’s highly entertaining Reddit AMA session.

Speaking of Joss Whedon, the man (and Marvel Studios) debuted The Avengers last night at its Hollywood premiere. And there were a few people in attendance who would then go on to make remarks on Twitter. Christopher Campbell over at has captured these responses in an appropriately titled article, What Are People Saying About The Avengers? Spoiler alert: Seth Green loved it.

The folks at Mental Floss have rounded up an amazing list of 14 Absolutely Crazy Foreign Posters for American Movies, including this ridiculous Alien poster from Poland:

And finally, the kids at /Film have hipped us to this one. “Imagine what would happen if the 3D rerelease of Titanic was so profitable that James Cameron employed George Lucas, Michael Bay and JJ Abrams to create a Super 3D version of the film to give audiences an updated 4D experience.” Yes.

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Neil Miller is the Founder and Publisher of Film School Rejects. For almost a decade, he has been talking movies on television, the radio, and the Internet.

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