By Dan Lawrence | 17 seconds ago
Want to follow in the footsteps of Christian Bale, Michael Caine and the late, great Heath Ledger? Well, now you can, courtesy of On Set Cinema, the popular film screening organization that shows films in the locations where they were filmed. According to comicbook.com, the organization’s next venture will allow fans to watch The dark knight at Bruce Wayne’s house.
The location of Bruce Wayne’s house may not be what you imagine. Christopher Nolan’s era formative The dark knight saw Bruce Wayne in an inner-city penthouse after the destruction of his mansion, rather than in his usual Wayne Manor surroundings Batman begins. The penthouse scenes are among the most compelling of the film, especially when the Joker crashes Harvey Dent’s (Aaron Eckhart) fundraising party.
Describing the incredible screening event on their website, On Set Cinema says, “I’m going to screen the movie right where Joker (Heath Ledger) and his goons crash Harvey Dent’s (Aaron Eckhart) benefit party and go head-to-head with Batman (Christian Bale). a fight, then Joker shoves Rachel (Maggie Gyllenhaal) out a window! This is one of the most captivating scenes in all The Dark Knight Trilogy. The building where this scene was filmed is located in downtown Chicago at Wacker Dr. and has since been converted into the Chicago Architecture Center. The scene was actually shot on the first floor of the building – the production used green screens to digitally insert the Gotham skyline in post-production. There are free drinks, free popcorn and a location tour of the scene! Fans are encouraged to dress up in costume or formal attire as in the film.”
On Set Cinema is presented by The Myers House North Carolina, a life-size replica of Mike Myers’ home from the infamous slasher film Halloween. The horror film fan behind the restoration usually uses On Set Cinema to allow other horror fans to watch films in their iconic locations. On Set Cinema’s 2022 schedule includes screenings of films such as Jason lives (Hard Labor Creek State Park, where Summer Camp was filmed in the movie), Carrie (1976) (shielded from the gymnasium used in the film) and of course the dark knight, which has its screening on December 10th. The dark knight stands out in On Set Cinema’s schedule as a rare non-horror entry. Unfortunately, On Set Cinema events often have Q+As with celebrity guests associated with the film The dark knight The likes of Christian Bale or Maggie Gyllenhall won’t be in attendance, but for just $50 per ticket, the event will feature a tour of the filming location and a Batman pop-up comic bookstore.
The dark knight is one of the most popular comic book adaptations of all time. It’s the second installment in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy, starring Christian Bale’s iconic take on the world’s greatest detective. The 2008 film pits Bale’s Batman against Heath Ledger’s Joker, with the Australian supporting actor winning a posthumous Oscar for his portrayal of the clown prince. Aaron Eckhart makes it doubly vicious with his portrayal of the squirming Harvey Dent, who is at the mercy of the Joker to interfere and transform into the twisted Two-Face. Alongside Heath Ledger’s acting Oscar The dark knight also won an Oscar in the Sound Editing category. In addition, the film grossed over $1 billion at the worldwide box office and received unanimous praise from film critics.
Thanks to its success at the box office, awards season and with critics The dark knight is often regarded as a benchmark for all subsequent Batman films. As such, On Set Cinema’s unique screening event offers fans the chance to witness one of modern cinema’s greatest comic book adaptations, and in a location that’s no less than the film. At $50 a ticket, this is an opportunity many fans can’t afford to pass up.