Though playing a Bat-nemesis used to be a lark, actors have increasingly gone full-on method for it, delving deep into the psychosis and malevolence of the Dark Knight’s biggest foes.
Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy and producer Paul Dini reflect on the Joker’s first appearance in ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ and how it set the definitive tone for the Batman vs. Joker rivalry
The provocative ‘Dark Knight’ phrase encapsulated the blockbuster’s dark brilliance. But more than a decade later, it’s turned into a dismissive shorthand for self-serious event films.
Hollywood has set a weird precedent by treating the clown who does crimes like a Shakespearean role