Sorry, What to Watch took a turkey day break as last week was really light on new product worth mentioning. This week? Pretty much the same but we don’t want you to miss us too badly. Here’s five recent Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming releases that may have caught your attention on new release shelves lately, ranked in the order we’d add them to our holiday wish list.
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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