It started with the earliest screenings to specialist bloggers and has continued through to the mainstream press viewings: Dark Knight Rises is getting amazing reviews. Sharp, emotional, exciting – it looks to be an astonishing end to Christopher Nolan’s reverent, faithful and stylish movie trilogy. And this is just the latest in a series of comic book translations that have shown how Hollywood now understands the medium and its audience. Ten years ago, superhero films were mostly pretty awful – the risible Daredevil, the dull Fantastic Four, the shoddy Catwoman; all of them cynical exercises in cross-platform marketing with little understanding of the source material. Read the full story at The Guardian.
When will games be as mainstream as The Dark Knight Rises?
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).