New this week: 'The Pale Blue Eye,' Iggy Pop and 'The Menu'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from veteran Iggy Pop and rising star Brandon Ratcliff, Lifetime concludes its coverage on R. Kelly’s victims with a two-night special, and Christian Bale stars as a detective in an 1830 whodunit alongside a young Edgar Allen Poe.
Movies love a comeback story. This summer, it's their turn.
Hollywood is bringing out some of its biggest and most reliable players for the 2022 summer movie season, which unofficially kicks off this weekend with the help of Marvel and Disney’s “Doctor Strange and the Multitverse of Madness” and runs through the end of August.
DC’s “The Batman” stands apart from its predecessors, dives headfirst into the character’s mind
Nearly ten years since “The Dark Knight Rises” completed the Christopher Nolan trilogy, “The Batman” brings DC’s most valuable character back to its recently-empty pedestal. Taking up the mantle from Ben Affleck — who intended to direct and lead the film — Pattinson delivers a more low-key performance than Affleck or Christian Bale. This version of Bruce Wayne makes mistakes, his gear isn’t what one expects from Batman and he’s completely isolated. Not on the level of Bale or Michael Keaton yet, but Pattinson has room to grow into the cowl. Reeves is incredible at separating his interpretation from past directors, especially the complicated process of detaching from Affleck’s planned work.themiamihurricane.com
‘Dark Knight,’ ‘Grease’ added to National Film Registry
This image released by the Library of Congress shows Heath Ledger, left, and Christian Bale in a scene from the 2008 film "The Dark Knight." The film was added to the National Film Registry. (Warner Bros.-Library of Congress via AP)LOS ANGELES – This year's inductees into the National Film Registry include a record number of female directors and filmmakers of color as well as a new crop of movies ranging from a silent short film thriller, classic musicals and an acclaimed Batman film. The national library said this year’s selections include a record nine films directed by women and filmmakers of color. Christopher Nolan’s 2008 Batman film “The Dark Knight” was a blockbuster and the top public vote-getter.
Michael Lewis: From "The Big Short" to the red carpet
"The Big Short" has been described as part comedy, part thriller, part documentary that tells the story of maverick bankers and hedge-funders who spotted the housing bubble in 2008 and played the looming financial crisis for profit. Steve Carrel, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale and Brad Pitt star in the film, but it's the author of the bestselling book who is getting A-list treatment. John Blackstone sits down with Michael Lewis to discuss what inspired him to write a story about a group of Davids taking on Wall Street Goliaths.cbsnews.com
Exclusive: "Exodus: Gods and Kings" deleted scene
Exclusive: "Exodus: Gods and Kings" deleted scene Christian Bale and Joel Egertom appear in this deleted scene from Ridley Scott's 2014 action-adventure film, "Exodus: Gods and Kings." The new Blu-ray release features several deleted and extended scenes, along with commentary from Scott.cbsnews.com
Kennedy Center honors five performing artists
Kennedy Center honors five performing artists The Kennedy Center celebrated five exceptional artists for their lifetime contributions to American culture. And Christian Bale speaks on his new movie, "Exodus: Gods and Kings." Suzanne Marques has those stories and more in today's Eye on Entertainmentcbsnews.com
Christian Bale reportedly drops out of Steve Jobs biopic
Christian Bale reportedly drops out of Steve Jobs biopic Christian Bale had been announced in the role of Apple founder Steve Jobs for the upcoming biopic, but Bale reportedly dropped out of the project. Also, fashion and entertainment stars packed the memorial service for Oscar de la Renta. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment news.cbsnews.com