Morning Call Sheet: Rumored 'Dark Knight' Prologue, Leave Lindsay Alone, and 'Kumar' Mocks Jesus

SIX-MINUTE ‘ DARK KNIGHT RISES’ PROLOGUE ATTACHED TO NEW ‘MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE’?

Whoa. I’m there.

This might be the best idea Hollywood’s come up with since, well… since offering Christopher Nolan the Batman franchise to begin with.

And I dig the “Mission: Impossible” films, especially the third one.

GEORGE CARLIN ANSWERED 14 YEAR-OLD GIRL’S LETTER

Man, I miss George Carlin. About once year I have to watch all his HBO concerts over the course of a weekend. Politics shmolitics, the man was brilliant and hilarious.

LINDSAY LOHAN’S PROBATION REPORT’

This isn’t a criticism of The Wrap, who I’ve linked above. But in general, the sport much of the entertainment media (especially the bottom-feeding gossip media) has with the Lindsay Lohans of our world makes me a little ill.

This young lady is a mess and needs help and that help may well be jail time, but the jokes and pleasure others take in her train wreck of a life when there’s a real possibility of her ending up dead of an overdose in some cheap Sunset Boulevard motel room is an act of depraved indifference.

Like some idiot trying to dash across a busy freeway, Lohan is responsible for her own actions, but that doesn’t mean we have to take pleasure in the spectacle or egg her on.

RED BAND ‘HAROLD AND KUMAR 3’ TRAILER AS SACRILEGIOUS AS YOU’D EXPECT

It’s also funny in spots and definitely NSFW, unless you work at a really cool place like I do where your JOB is to watch this stuff.

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SCOTTDS’ EPIC LINK-TACULAR

STILL TIME TO PRE-ORDER ‘ATLAS SHRUGGED’ ON DVD

MATT DAMON TO DIRECT, STAR IN ‘ERIN BROCKOVICH’-LIKE PROJECT

INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS RALLY IN SUPPORT OF JAILED IRANIAN FILMMAKERS

R.I.P. RADIO’S “POET LAUREATE” NORMAN CORWIN

TRAILER FOR ‘THE CON OF WRATH,’ THE STORY OF THE MOST INFAMOUS TREK CONVENTION EVER

MARK ROMANEK FRONTRUNNER TO DIRECT ADAPTATION OF DAN BROWN’S ‘THE LOST SYMBOL

JASON STATHAM ADDRESSES ‘TRANSFORMERS’ RUMORS…

…WHILE MICHAEL BAY SAYS HE’S NOT IN TALKS FOR ADDITIONAL ‘TRANSFORMERS’ MOVIES

RIVER PHOENIX’S FINAL FILM TO BE RELEASED AFTER 18 YEARS

10 COOL FACTS ABOUT RIDLEY SCOTT’S ‘ALIEN

A DEFENSE OF THE ‘MATRIX’ SEQUELS

THE 10 MOST SPECTACULAR SCREW-UPS IN TV HISTORY

JOHN SINGLETON SUES PARAMOUNT FOR $20 MILLION

NBC TO FLOOD PRIMETIME WITH FIVE HOURS OF PRIME SUSPECT NEXT WEEK

‘GHOST RIDER 2’ CLIP

WATCH: FIRST FIVE MINUTES OF ‘THE THREE MUSKETEERS’

‘THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D’ REVS UP WITH FIRST POSTER, AWESOME TAGLINE

MARK HAMILL STEPS DOWN AS JOKER AFTER 19 YEARS

WORST ACTING PERFORMANCES TURNED IN BY MUSICIANS

COURTNEY LOVE ORDERED TO PAY MORE THAN $100,000 FOR LOST JEWELRY

HEADLINE OF THE DAY

‘TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1′ FEATURETTE: BELLA’S BIG MOVE

MARTIN SCORSESE & MICK JAGGER TEAM FOR ’70S ROCK DRAMA ON HBO

‘THE AVENGERS’ TRAILER PARODY: IT’S BASICALLY ‘IRON MAN 3′

‘HAPPY DAYS’ CAST SUFFERS SETBACK IN $10 MILLION LAWSUIT AGAINST CBS

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LAST NIGHT’S SCREENING

From Paris With Love (2010) — Why this very entertaining follow-up from the director of “Taken” isn’t more appreciated is beyond me. It’s pro-American, the bad guys are Islamic terrorists, the pacing is superb, the action sound, and Travolta’s performance as a wild-eyed CIA agent delivers.

As far as the quality of storytelling, it’s no “Taken,” but it sure is a good time.

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