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The Best Superhero Movies of the 21st Century

The Best Superhero Movies of the 21st Century

The X-Men return with a fury today, promising some great retro mutant action. In anticipation, it's only right to assess the best superhero movies of the century.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Movie Review

Though many people see Heath Ledger’s brilliant performance in The Dark Knight as his last hoorah, the late actor has one more trick up his sleeve: an amnesiac performer in Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus. Sadly, the movie doesn’t serve as an adequate send-off for the beloved man. Read FilmJabber’s full The Imaginarium […]

Critics Calling for Heath Ledger Oscar

On January 25, 2008, shortly after Heath Ledger’s death, I conjectured on whether the actor would win an Oscar posthumously for his portrayal of the Joker in the upcoming movie The Dark Knight. The Heath Ledger Oscar post is here, and examines the chances of actors winning awards after their deaths. It’s a rare feat […]

Heath Ledger Gets Three Actors to Play Him in Imaginarium

Heath Ledger’s final film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, has been in a state of limbo ever since the actor’s death, but things are back on track with the announcement that three actors will be used to play Heath Ledger’s character. Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell will replace Ledger as the character is […]

Heath Ledger’s Death Ruled an Accident. Is that True?

The coroner announced today that Heath Ledger died as a result of an accidental overdose of about a dozen different prescribed medicines, the belief being that he had been prescribed the drugs by different doctors and thus took something that reacted badly with something else. This is all fine and good, and to save a […]

Should Heath Ledger Be Replaced in His Next Movie?

Johnny Depp is being rumored to replace Heath Ledger in the upcoming Terry Gilliam movie The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, which begs the question: if a leading actor dies, what should happen to the film? My personal belief is that a movie shouldn’t die based on one man alone. After all, there are hundreds of […]

Will Heath Ledger Win an Oscar for The Joker?

I haven’t seen many blogs discussing this, so I thought I’d raise the question: Could Heath Ledger win an Oscar for his portrayal of The Joker in the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Knight? At the very least, could he receive an Oscar nomination? The thought is unlikely – after all, action movies – especially […]

Will Heath Ledger’s Death Affect The Dark Knight?

Some may take offense to the fact that I may appear more concerned about the next Batman movie than Heath Ledger, but that is not my intent with this article. Heath Ledger’s death was shocking and a little depressing, considering that he was a great and underrated actor who, I believe, was on the verge […]

New Dark Knight Poster!

Check out the sweet new international poster for The Dark Knight:
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