Warner Brothers screened the first minutes of Christopher Nolan’s upcoming Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight for new York based journalists yesterday, with Nolan on hand to introduce the clip. One of several specific scenes shot in the IMAX format, the segment introduces batman’s iconic nemesis The Joker and will screen as a short film in front of IMAX screens of I Am Legend later this month.
The usual geek press is suitable stoked, as perhaps should be expected. Though UGO’s reporter’s statement of “easily the best short film I’ve seen since Hardware Wars” perhaps suggests that he needs to see short films more than once every decade or two.
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