CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
Slideshow Analysis: Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman Revealed in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’
CHICAGO – For your TGIF treat today, Warner Bros. on Friday revealed the first official look at Anne Hathaway as the Catwoman in the upcoming highly anticipated Christopher Nolan Batman finale “The Dark Knight Rises”! This official look at the non-feline-eared Catwoman (otherwise known as Selina Kyle when she’s not in costume) joins the earlier official look at Tom Hardy as the villain Bane.
Instead of just seeing the official Catwoman image once, here we experience in-depth analysis of it in five slides! The Oscar-nominated Hathaway embodies the famous character following Julie Newmar, Eartha Kitt, Lee Meriwether, Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry. You can click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through this slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. This official photo is courtesy of Warner Bros. and the in-image analysis is credited to MTV.
“The Dark Knight Rises” will again star Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne, Gary Oldman as Jim Gordon, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox and Michael Caine as Alfred. The film also stars Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Juno Temple, Josh Pence, Diego Klattenhoff and Alon Aboutboul. Nestor Carbonell and Daniel Sunjata are currently rumored to be involved.
The film, which is again directed by Christopher Nolan, is scheduled for release on July 20, 2012. “The Dark Knight Rises” is written by David S. Goyer (story), Bob Kane (characters), Christopher Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Nolan (story) and Jonathan Nolan (screenplay) with original music from Hans Zimmer and cinematography by Wally Pfister.
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