si Stukin..

I’ll open up with a bit of Batman news…I posted a teaser trailer for the Dark Knight about a week ago which unfortunately didn’t have any footage from the movie.. however, recently the crowd at the Wizard World Chicago were treated to a first look of the much anticipated sequel with exclusive footages of the on-screen battle between the dark Knight and the Joker.

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Fans were only allowed to see it ONCE…so too bad to those who have a very short memory-span… unfortunately, no footages have been leaked YET.. and I doubt it will since Warner is really keeping this film under wraps as much as they can.. so for now, here are the details of what was shown:

The footage started with a silhouette of a dark figure in front of one of Batman’s armored vehicles before quickly cutting to Bruce Wayne and Alfred delivering the brief lines heard in the “Dark Knight” teaser trailer.

“Some people just want to watch the world burn,” advises Alfred before the camera jumps to Batman in action on the Batpod, the new iteration of his motorcycle.

The action built up as the Joker was seen in full for the first time with a mess of white face, smeared red lipstick and sweaty, straggly green hair. Apparently, the clown prince of crime gets arrested at one point in the film, as the montage presented Jim Gordon (complete in SWAT gear) at the Joker’s booking, saying, “no prints, no ID, custom clothes, no tags.” The clown smiles with what appears to be blood over his face from the inside of an interrogation room.

Checking back in with Bruce Wayne, the billionaire playboy has a brief scene with Eckhart’s Harvey Dent where he says “Rachel’s told me everything about you.”

“I truly hope not,” responds Wayne.

The footage sped up at that point into an intense montage of action, featuring the following clips:
– The new batsuit rising up from a trap door in the ground and held in a chain metal case.

– Rachel Dawes (played by Maggie Gyllenhaal) close to an unidentified man either kissing him or being threatened by him as the camera rotates around them.

– The Joker and Batman battling in close quarters (possibly a hospital room). Batman throws Joker over a table and crashing into the ground while the clown smiles at him. It should be noted that the Joker was done up in his signature purple suit.

– Plenty of big, bold Batmobile action including a shot where the tank-like car drives through a wall of flame. In fact, flames were pretty much everywhere in the footage as it appears Joker does actually make the world burn.

– There is also a shot of a somewhat grim-faced Joker walking across a city street mercilessly firing a machine gun as well as a television close-up of the Joker laughing hysterically.

– Two major additions to the speculation that Two Face will appear in the film came in the form of a single shot of a spinning 50 cent piece and the final image: after the action montage has slowed down, the camera cuts to a bartender looking at Harvey Dent, whose only onscreen presence is his left shoulder and a bit of a reddish-purple scarred neck. “Dent! I thought you were dead!” the man gasps, to which Harvey replies, “Half.”

courtesy of Wizard

So there you have it, we now pretty much know that this Joker won’t be anything like the campy Adam West Batman series *kapow!*…and most importantly, we now also know that Harvey Dent will turn into Two-Face in this film (which will probably be at the end of the movie)

irnman2.jpg In another superhero related matter, here’s another official image of Marvel’s answer to DC’s Bruce Wayne…TONY STARK aka IRON MAN from the upcoming Iron Man movie.

This was released some time ago.. but if you haven’t seen this one yet, this iis a first look and the ONLY picture from the upcoming film based on an adaptation of one of my FAVOURITE books ever.. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.. the film is due next year..

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Just to end today’s post… to all Mazda lovers, eat your heart out coz this is the first look (teaser) image of the upcoming Mazda 6 to be revealed at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show this September…

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3 Responses to “si Stukin..”

  1. jeng jeng Says:

    holy smokes batman! jingle bells, batman smells, robin laid an egg..bat-mobile lost its wheels and joker ran away!

  2. Tinkerbell Says:

    Robin sluar pindik says “get him Batman!” *KA-POW* *WHAAAM* *ZAP* Batman parut boroi replied “to the Batmobile!” hahahaha those were the days whn wearing spandex outfit ws cool and mens hotpants ws considered a ‘must have’ item hahahaha

  3. Road to the Dark Knight « Trylobyte’s Corner Says:

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