'The Dark Knight'In a move that absolutely no one saw coming (and that line is dripping with sarcasm, folks), it looks as though "The Dark Knight" will continue its rep as a financial force to be reckoned with, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group has officially announced that sales of "The Dark Knight" on DVD and Blu-ray are already breaking records -- and it's only been a week since the movie hit store shelves!

According to the statement released by Warner Bros., Blu-ray sales alone have topped 1.7 million units, and total DVD and Blu-ray sales have hit 13.5 million units worldwide (including consumer and rental sales). Again, given that the film has been available for just over a week -- coupled with the fact that we're in the thick of holiday shopping season -- it's clear that we are witnessing "The Dark Knight" setting the bar in terms of DVD and Blu-ray sales, as it has already become the best selling DVD of 2008 (not to mention on iTunes). Read More...


For true fans of "The Dark Knight," tomorrow has been the day we've all been waiting for -- when, at long last, the film is released on DVD and Blu-ray, complete with TONS of special features, extras, and in some cases, limited edition statuettes and masks. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. have been giving the 11th hour push with getting the word out, offering up exclusive sneak-peeks at some of the special features contained on the disk to various websites -- and now it's our turn!

In our exclusive clip below, we check in with GCN's resident news host, Mike Engel (Anthony Michael Hall) during an interview with Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) as a breaking news report comes in, but you'll have to watch the clip to find out what's going down on the mean streets of Gotham...

As mentioned, "The Dark Knight" hits stores tomorrow on DVD and Blu-ray, and for the hardcore Bat-fans out there, various stores will be offering limited edition collector sets of the movie complete with statuettes featuring Heath Ledger's The Joker, Christian Bale's Batman and masks of the Dark Knight as well as the ones the Joker's gang wore during the bank robbery scene.

Are you gonna be picking up "The Dark Knight" on DVD or Blu-ray tomorrow, or are you hoping Santa will leave it under the tree? We wanna know in the comments.


It's been a "Dark Knight" kinda day here at Splash Page, and we ain't done yet!

It looks like the fine folks at UGO managed to get their hands on an exclusive look at one of the special features from the upcoming special edition of "The Dark Knight" DVD. In this, we get a glimpse at GCN's hard-hitting news magazine, "Gotham Tonight," and their coverage on the up-and-coming Gotham Police Lieutenant, Jim Gordon. Sadly, no cameo appearance by Anthony Michael Hall in this, but for those of you who are counting down the days until "The Dark Knight" DVD hits stores on December 9, this ought to get you properly hyped for the bevy of extra footage contained on the set.

Check out the clip below...

Will you be one of the first in line for "The Dark Knight" DVD? Are you amped about the special features? Let us know in the comments.


'Super Friends'Allow me a moment to delve into a bit of vanity here -- I love 'Super Friends' and I'm not even close to ashamed to admit it. If you were to ask me why, I honestly couldn't tell you, but nothing brings a smile to my otherwise expressionless face faster than the words "'Super Friends' Marathon."

And now I get to have a 'Super Friends' marathon whenever I darn well please, thanks to Warner Home Video's upcoming box set collecting volume 2 of the first season of the show. Following the adventures of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and The Wonder Twins, Zan and Jayna, DC Comics' premiere super-squad faced off against a bevy of dangers and supervillains, and along the way, offered up safety tips and magic tricks to Saturday morning viewers. And there was a space monkey!

After the jump, check out the box art and special features. I will now return you to the actual comic book movie news you come to expect from Splash Page. Read More...


'Wanted'Just in time for the holidays, Universal will be releasing a Special Limited Edition Collectors Set for this summer's surprise comic book film hit, "Wanted." And for that Angelina Jolie fan in your life (or, ya know, actual fans of the Mark Millar/J.G. Jones comic book), the set looks to be the perfect gift.

While we briefly mentioned a few of the features and inserts included with the "Wanted" special edition DVD set in a previous post, Universal has released everything fans of the film can expect today, including a shot of the set which looks absolutely amazing. Check out everything that's in store for that wanna-be assassin on your shopping list after the jump. Read More...


'The Dark Knight'For those of us out there who simply can not wait for the December 9 release of "The Dark Knight" on DVD and Blu-ray, Italian website BadTaste.it were invited to a special screening of the DVD and given exclusive permission to post six clips of the special features on their site.

As we've previously mentioned, "The Dark Knight" will be available on DVD and Blu-ray, and for you hardcore Bat-fans out there, you'll definitely want to grab the special edition sets which boasts over three hours of special features, six episodes of "Gotham Tonight" (Gotham City's premiere news program, natch), Joker cards, concept and poster art, production stills and Best Buy is offering two store exclusive sets which include either a Batman mask, a Joker mask and will also make available two limited edition statuettes of Batman and the Joker. Read More...


'Wonder Woman'While the likes of Superman and Batman have been dominating the blogosphere lately in terms of where their next big-budget movies currently stand, very little has been said (with the exception of your friends here at Splash, natch) about the third member of DC's super-powered trinity, Wonder Woman, and the status of her highly-anticipated foray into the world of multiplexes.

However, while we wait for Princess Diana's live-action debut to crawl out of Hollywood limbo, fans can at the very least look forward to her upcoming animated full-length DVD feature, "Wonder Woman," which is set to hit stores on March 3, 2009. Warner Premiere has released the specs on the forthcoming DVD, and if you're a fan of DC's premiere Amazon warrior, then you clearly will not be disappointed with what's in store for ya.

After the jump, check out some stills and storyboard sketches from the feature, the film's synopsis, as well as the DVD's special features fans can look forward to. Read More...

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"The Incredible Hulk" hits DVD (and Blu-ray) shelves tomorrow, and the long list of special features found on each version of the film is pretty impressive, to say the least. The 3-disc set of DVDs and 2-disc Blu-ray versions will contain more than two hours of extra footage, including a heap of behind-the-scenes featurettes.

Oh, and there's that Captain America cameo everyone's been talking about, too.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Marvel Studios have provided MTV with EXCLUSIVE clips from two of the "Incredible Hulk" featurettes, including the following look at "Becoming The Hulk" -- featuring a cameo by none other than TV's "Hulk," Lou Ferrigno:

After the jump, check out another EXCLUSIVE clip from "The Incredible Hulk" featurettes, titled "The Making of 'The Incredible Hulk.'" Read More...


Captain America & HulkAfter director Louis Leterrier hinted that the Sentinel of Liberty, Captain America, would be making a cameo appearance in this summer's "Incredible Hulk," the internet has been a'buzzin' with fans calling shenanigans after the Star Spangled Avenger never materialized in the theatrical release.

However, with the release of the new "Incredible Hulk" DVD, those who were hoping to see Cap make his cinematic debut (yes, debut -- we're just gonna forget about the original 1990 film) can finally catch a glimpse -- and the key word being "glimpse" -- of Cap and his mighty shield thanks to the new highly-touted alternate opening scene which takes place in the Arctic Circle, where a despondent Bruce Banner goes to kill himself having failed to come up with a cure for his curse. Read More...

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'Hellboy II: The Golden Army'Just in time for the holiday season, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has released specs on its upcoming slate of superhero DVDs including "Wanted," "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" and "The Incredible Hulk," each of which will get the "collectors set" treatment.

Fans of Marvel's Jade Giant -- and moreso Edward Norton's portrayal of the Doc Bruce Banner -- will definitely want to get their mitts on a copy of the "Incredible Hulk" DVD and Blu-ray gift sets; the stand-out feature being an alternate opening scene to the film. In addition to the standard hours of additional footage and extensive background info, the set will also feature a digital version of the film for viewing on portable movie devices. Blu-ray purchasers will also get their set in a collectible 3-D package. Read More...

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